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In Solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

In Solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

The senseless violence targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders around the country is deeply disturbing and is affecting our community […]

Service Corps



Program
Overview

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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Our
Mission

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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Cohort 21 Graduation Award Recipients
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Cohort 21 Graduation Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of the award recipients of Cohort 21! These awards showcase the many successes and growth opportunities of […]


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You’re Invited to Cohort 21’s Graduation Ceremony!
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You’re Invited to Cohort 21’s Graduation Ceremony!

Dear GCF Community, We are so excited to invite you to Cohort 21’s Graduation Ceremony! The ceremony will be held […]


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Graduate Testimonial

I finally joined GCF. It completely changed my view of the world and the scope of what I could do with my life”

Matthew Lisbon, Cohort 18, 2019 Graduate

Social Enterprise



SOCIAL
ENTERPRISE
PROGRAM

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



RESIDENTS
OF NYCHA

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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