Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID)
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Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID)

Over the last year, we have been intentional about taking steps to act, learn, educate others, name truths, and be […]


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Each One, Teach One Virtual Gallery
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Each One, Teach One Virtual Gallery

Green City Force introduced the “Each One, Teach One” project on Juneteenth 2020 and has continued the project throughout the […]


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Nachary Celemente’s Reflection on Sending the Right Signal Workshop
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Nachary Celemente’s Reflection on Sending the Right Signal Workshop

Launched by The Corps Network (TCN), the Moving Forward Initiative seeks to expand career exposure and increase employment in conservation […]


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Israel Sanchez’s Reflection on Sending the Right Signal Workshop
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Israel Sanchez’s Reflection on Sending the Right Signal Workshop

Launched by The Corps Network (TCN), the Moving Forward Initiative seeks to expand career exposure and increase employment in conservation […]


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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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Join us on 9/24 for a #ClimateWeekNYC Event!
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Join us on 9/24 for a #ClimateWeekNYC Event!

Climate Week NYC 2020 On September 24th, from 1 pm-3 pm, please join us for an event co-organized by GCF […]


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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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Memorial Service for Lawrence “Dahu” Harris
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Memorial Service for Lawrence “Dahu” Harris

  Dear GCF Community, We wanted to share the details of Lawrence’s memorial service: Date: Thursday, September 03, 2020, 4:00 PM […]


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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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Jennifer Tirado: Latinx Conservation Week Reflection
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Jennifer Tirado: Latinx Conservation Week Reflection

Overseeing a Conservation Service Corps as a Latinx leader is incredibly powerful and reminds me every day of how fulfilling […]


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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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Friends Seminary Youth Represents GCF
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Friends Seminary Youth Represents GCF

A group of high school students at Friends Seminary recently completed a project for the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) […]


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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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NYSERDA Panel Reflections: Working Toward Climate Equity in New York  
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NYSERDA Panel Reflections: Working Toward Climate Equity in New York  

NYSERDA Panel Reflections: Working Toward Climate Equity in New York   By Mara Cerezo   Did you know that “over 80% […]


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