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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GCF Celebrates Earth Day!
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GCF Celebrates Earth Day!

Ten years ago this week, something special took root. During Earth Week 2010, our partnership with NYCHA was born when […]


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GCF’s Response to COVID-19
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GCF’s Response to COVID-19

Green City Force is closing our office and pausing in-person programming from March 13 through May 15th, 2020.


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Cohort 20 Graduation Speech from CM Robert E. Cornegy Jr.
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Cohort 20 Graduation Speech from CM Robert E. Cornegy Jr.

Remarks delivered by New York City Council Member Robert Cornegy at the Cohort 20 Graduation.   Good Morning! I am […]


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Happy Climate Week from Cohort 20!
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Happy Climate Week from Cohort 20!

Happy Climate Week 2019!   This week is more important than ever as national conversations shift towards prioritizing our planet’s […]


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Graduate Speaker William Williams on Community
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Graduate Speaker William Williams on Community

Congratulations to the 18 graduates of Cohort 19!   The following remarks were written and delivered by William Williams for […]


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Happy 50 Years of Pride from GCF!
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Happy 50 Years of 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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Rise & Root Co-founder Karen Washington Visit
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Rise & Root Co-founder Karen Washington Visit

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 19 Member SR. Monday, May 20, 2019 special guest Karen Washington presented at […]


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Celebrating The Cohort 17 & 18 Graduation!
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Celebrating The Cohort 17 & 18 Graduation!

On Friday, April 12, 2019, Green City Force celebrated the graduation of our 17th and 18th Cohorts! With the day’s […]


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Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power
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Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power

The following remarks were written and delivered by Justin Baker for the Cohort 17 & 18 graduation celebration on April […]


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Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service
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Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service

The following remarks were written and delivered by Kayla Trammell for the Cohort 17 & 18 graduation celebration on April […]


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What Does Earth Day Mean to You?
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What Does Earth Day Mean to You?

We asked the Green City Force graduates working in our EmPower New York social enterprise program for their thoughts on […]


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Justin Baker Wins Corps Member of the Year Award
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Justin Baker Wins Corps Member of the Year Award

Justin Baker (Cohort 17) along with 6 other AmeriCorps members across the country received the prestigious Corps Member of the […]


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The Power of Love
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The Power of Love

Everything we do and care about at Green City Force is based on the Power of Love and the Pillars […]


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