Press & Recognition



2020
Green City Force Graduates Its 20th Class
2019
The Organization Providing the Blueprint to Equity in New York’s Green Economy
2018
NYCHA Begins Work on Largest Public Housing Savings Energy Program in the Nation
2019
2019 Corpsmember of the Year: Justin Baker, Green City Force
2018
Service Year Award: Excellence in Employer Engagement
2018
NYSERDA Exceptional Service Award
2018
Citi Foundation Announces Recipients of National $20 Million Community Progress Makers Fund
2018
2018 Philanthropy 100: LA and NY Philanthropies You Should Know
2018
Service Year Award: Transcending Outcomes for Opportunity Youth
2018
Urban Farming Program Cultivates Opportunity in the Projects
2018
Farms at NYCHA – Bringing a Pilot Project Citywide
2018
Building Healthy Communities: de Blasio Administration Unveils New Urban Farm at NYCHA’s Mariners Harbor Houses as Part of Public-Private Partnership to Improve Health and Safety in Neighborhoods
2017
First Lady McCray and Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce Plan to Build two New Urban Farms at NYCHA Through the Building Healthy Communities Initiative
2017
The Corps Network: Project of the Year
2017
WINNER: Young NYCHA Residents Leading Sustainability, Finding Career Paths
2017
An urban garden in East Harlem – Shontanyce Bailey’s story
2017
Community Solar Heads for Rooftops of NYC’s Public Housing Projects
2017
Fixing the Economic Divide that Plagues America: Part 2
2017
Jennifer Tirado, Director of Service, honored in 40 Under 40: The Rising Stars in NYC Food Policy
2016
GCF joins JobsFirstNYC’s Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project (YASEP)
2016
New York Community Trust awards GCF its largest ever single grant
2016
NY Housing Conference: Community Impact Competition Project of the Year
2015
US EPA: Environmental Champion Award
2014
Environmental Advocates of NY: Advocates Award
2013
Green City Force Bringing Youth and Jobs Together – White House Champion of Change
2013
Named NYC’s Most Innovative Nonprofit by Mayor Michael Bloomberg
2013
Founder Lisbeth Shepherd recognized as a White House Champion of Change by President Barack Obama
2012
Clinton Global Initiative Progress Report: Green City Force
2011
Offbeat Corporate Giving: A Park Inspired by Peanuts


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