#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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Red Hook Houses Farm Transitions
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Red Hook Houses Farm Transitions

The building of the farm in 2012 and the ongoing commitment to Red Hook up to this point was the […]


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Graduate Speaker Taylor Mosely on the Power of Responsibility
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Graduate Speaker Taylor Mosely on the Power of Responsibility

Family, friends, staff, partners and fellow Corps members of Cohort 20.  It’s an honor to address you all today. I […]


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Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm
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Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm

This post was contributed by Cohort 20 Member Anisa McMillan. On Wednesday, October 16, Bay View Houses Farm had a […]


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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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Census 2020 Social Enterprise Outreach
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Census 2020 Social Enterprise Outreach

  Have you been counted? Green City Force’s social enterprise team is working to spread awareness of the Census to […]


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Corps Member Anisa McMillian’s Food Advocate Blog
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Corps Member Anisa McMillian’s Food Advocate Blog

As a cohort, we were given the opportunity to participate in a two-day special training that involved cooking, photography, videography, […]


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Stone Bailey Reflects on the Service Corps Hydroponics Tour
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Stone Bailey Reflects on the Service Corps Hydroponics Tour

More and more community gardens and rooftop farms are popping up in New York City. Urban agriculture is poised to […]


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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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Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd
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Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd

Congratulations to our newest members on earning your uniforms! The newest Cohort 20 Corps Members earned their uniforms on August […]


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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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A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site
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A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 19 Member SR. Saturday, May 25, 2019, some fellow teammates and I spent […]


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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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Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup
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Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 14 alum Keshanee Gumby. My name is Keshanee Gumby, I’m from Castle Hill […]


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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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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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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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