Alumni of the Month: Jelani Folayan
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Alumni of the Month: Jelani Folayan

“Remember your ‘why’ and I encourage you to learn your peers’ ‘why’ as well. Why’d you wake up in the […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: John Bautista
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Alumni Profile of the Month: John Bautista

“Always take the opportunities presented to you because with every opportunity comes growth no matter what, and with that growth […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Chastidy Walker
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Chastidy Walker

“Find what you truly love and stay with it – make it your passion!” Chastidy Walker (she/her) Graduated: 2019, Cohort […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Liana Castillo
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Liana Castillo

“My experience with GCF has helped me to foster connections with other NYCHA residents and nurture community spaces with the […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Tytionna Peterkin
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Tytionna Peterkin

“Don’t follow the money – follow your passion!” Tytionna Peterkin Graduated: 2020, Cohort 20 From: Wagner Houses, Manhattan Current Position: […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Kai Lawrence
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Kai Lawrence

“Life is what you make it, so when you’re passionate about something, give it your all. Then share that passion […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Melinda Figueroa
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Melinda Figueroa

“Whatever career choice you choose, just know it has its ups and downs but stick to it and you will […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Ashley McGeary
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Ashley McGeary

“WE GET UP – WE GET BUSY” GCF Mariners Harbor team call and response Ashley McGeary Graduated: 2022, Cohort 22 […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Domonique Lewis
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Domonique Lewis

“Always advocate for yourself, utilize the tools you are given and use them to reach your full potential. Network and […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Diego Martins
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Diego Martins

“If I never would have completed GCF I wouldn’t be where I am today. I was able to learn many […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Kawon Veazy
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Kawon Veazy

“Know your worth! You are a star and what you bring to service is something unique that no one else […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Donald Folks
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Donald Folks

“Donald embodies what GCF is about. Donald is a valuable member of the Compost Power crew and he uplifts his […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Anyia Alston
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Anyia Alston

“While living this one life always give your best and don’t show up less. Life will not teach you how […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Chantel Kemp
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Chantel Kemp

“The difference between a flower and a weed, is a judgement.” – Unknown   Chantel Kemp Graduated: 2018, Cohort 14 […]


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Alumni Profile of the Month: Cristal Gonzalez
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Cristal Gonzalez

“I had an interest in hydroponics, spa science and cooking and [GCF] helped me to turn that interest into a […]


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Alumni Spotlight of the Month
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Alumni Spotlight of the Month

“In life there are many walls that you will need to climb, and GCF is a grappling hook that can […]


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Meet Bernard Smith, GCF Alum
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Meet Bernard Smith, GCF Alum

“GCF is the reason why I am at where I am at. I learned a lot of not only technical […]


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Meet Earlton Massenberg, GCF Alum
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Meet Earlton Massenberg, GCF Alum

Earlton Massenburg From Van Dyke Houses, Brownsville Graduate of Love Where You Live Corps Cohort 13, 2017 “One of the […]


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Meet Salonia Thompson, GCF Alum
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Meet Salonia Thompson, GCF Alum

Salonia Thompson From Brownsville Houses, Brownsville Graduate of Love Where You Live Cohort 13, 2017 ““Following the path to Green […]


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Meet Tyrone Robinson, GCF Alum
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Meet Tyrone Robinson, GCF Alum

Tyrone Robinson From Mitchel Houses, South Bronx Graduate of Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14, 2018 “With the Help of my […]


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