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Standing in Solidarity: Happy Pride from GCF!

Standing in Solidarity: Happy Pride from GCF!

Green City Force celebrates and stands in solidarity with our incredible LGBTQ+ Corps Members, alumni, staff, board, and supporters! These […]

Service Corps


The Service Corps is GCF’s flagship AmeriCorps service and training program. Corps Members serve full-time to gain the skills, certifications, and experience required to launch sustainable career pathways while serving NYC public housing communities.


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Watch the Corps in Action


We are working toward a “green city” rooted in social, economic, and environmental justice. We view young adults from frontline communities as the essential force for driving the emergence of sustainable and resilient cities—by transforming their own lives, leading community transition, and promoting the values of a new regenerative and inclusive economy.

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Latest News

Black History Matters: Raising Our Voices to Celebrate Juneteenth
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Black History Matters: Raising Our Voices to Celebrate Juneteenth

It’s hard to believe that one hundred and fifty-five years ago on June 19, 1865, slavery officially ended in the […]

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Friends Seminary Youth Represents GCF
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Friends Seminary Youth Represents GCF

A group of high school students at Friends Seminary recently completed a project for the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) […]

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Graduate Testimonial

“I realized that I no longer wanted a job, I wanted a career.”

Alexis Grant, Cohort 16, 2018 Graduate

Social Enterprise


The GCF Illuminators help thousands of low-income New Yorkers reduce their energy bills every year in partnership with energy service providers and NYSERDA. Staffed and operated by GCF alumni, the Illuminators execute large-scale energy audit and retrofit projects in low-to-moderate-income single and multi-family housing.

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NYCHA Residents


The Service Corps designs and drives sustainability initiatives across the New York City Housing Authority and NYC. From Farms at NYCHA to Love Where You Live, GCF serves residents’ and communities’ health and sustainability. Learn how you can get involved, take home fresh produce, join the Service Corps or refer a friend or family member.

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