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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Alumna Sadiqua Minor’s Thoughts on National Service
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Alumna Sadiqua Minor’s Thoughts on National Service

In response to David Brooks’ piece “We Need National Service. Now.”: I agree. National service not only helps those being […]


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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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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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