Harvest Festivals are Back!
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Harvest Festivals are Back!

Harvest Festivals are back! Every Saturday in October from 10 AM to 2 PM, GCF will be hosting a Harvest Festival at one of […]


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Reflecting on Hispanic Heritage Month
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Reflecting on Hispanic Heritage Month

Elegy to Arturo Alfonzo Schomburg (Curated by Noshka Gonzalez)   “They told him his folks had no history. He spent […]


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Happy Climate Week!
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Happy Climate Week!

Dear GCF friends and family, Today marks the beginning of Climate Week 2021. We currently have Corps Members in service growing food, composting, […]


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Celebrating Juneteenth
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Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, when word […]


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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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In Solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
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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 […]


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Remembering Farmer John
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Remembering Farmer John

Dear GCF Community, John Cannizzo, who we lovingly knew as Farmer John, passed away on Friday, February 4th.  Our hearts […]


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Stepping Up in 2020, Gearing Up for 2021
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Stepping Up in 2020, Gearing Up for 2021

Dear GCF Community, As we reflect on this past year’s challenges and achievements, we wanted to take a moment to […]


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Celebrating MLK Day: Choosing Community Over Chaos
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Celebrating MLK Day: Choosing Community Over Chaos

At Green City Force, we honor the federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a recommitment to […]


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Sadiqua Minor: Tree Assessment Reflection
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Sadiqua Minor: Tree Assessment Reflection

Sadiqua Minor : My Experience on the Tree Assessment Project What interested me most about the tree assessment project was […]


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Lawrence Harris Legacy
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Lawrence Harris Legacy

  Dear GCF family,  The passing of Lawrence Harris, a core member of the GCF team for our first decade, […]


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Native American Heritage Day 11/27
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Native American Heritage Day 11/27

This national holiday celebrates and commemorates Native American history and culture. For more information on supporting Native American Heritage Day, visit the National Day Calendar website here. […]


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You’re Invited! GCF’s Thanksgiving Celebration on #GivingTuesday 12/1
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You’re Invited! GCF’s Thanksgiving Celebration on #GivingTuesday 12/1

On behalf of Green City Force Alumni, our Service Corps, Board Members, and Staff, please join us in support of […]


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Message to Alumni from our new Executive Director
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Message to Alumni from our new Executive Director

Dear Green City Force Alumni, I hope that you are all safe and have managed to navigate the challenges of 2020. I […]


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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day
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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day! This national holiday reimagines Columbus Day and celebrates and commemorates Native American history and culture. For […]


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Hispanic Heritage Month 2020
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month from Green City Force! The Hispanic Heritage observance began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under […]


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Announcing Tonya Gayle as the New Executive Director at Green City Force!
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Announcing Tonya Gayle as the New Executive Director at Green City Force!

Dear GCF community, We are delighted to share that following an intensive search, the board of directors of Green City […]


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Remembering a GCF Legend
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Remembering a GCF Legend

Dear GCF Alumni, As many of you may know by now, this past weekend Lawrence Harris passed away from a […]


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Call to Action: Get Counted NYC!
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Call to Action: Get Counted NYC!

Words from Joshua Owens, GCF’s Social Enterprise Project Manager:   Why is the 2020 Census important?  To ensure New Yorkers […]


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Standing in Solidarity: Happy Pride from GCF!
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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 […]


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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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Raising our voices in solidarity: Black Lives Matter
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Raising our voices in solidarity: Black Lives Matter

The exponential harm and horror occurring in African-American communities, aka Black America, now is both infuriating and numbing. So many […]


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#GivingTuesdayNow, We’re ready to help NYC Heal
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#GivingTuesdayNow, We’re ready to help NYC Heal

Dear friends, Nonprofits and foundations across the world have come together to host a #GivingTuesdayNow campaign TODAY, May 5th! Low-income […]


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Welcome to GCF’s New Website!
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Welcome to GCF’s New Website!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 10 year anniversary of GCF partnering with the New York […]


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