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What it Means to be 1 of 1 Million AmeriCorps Members

What it Means to be 1 of 1 Million AmeriCorps Members

October 07, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on What it Means to be 1 of 1 Million AmeriCorps Members»

What does it mean to be 1 of 1 million AmeriCorps members engaged? At this week's Community Meeting, Green City Force Urban Farm Corps Member Quaming Boatwright shared, "[Being an AmeriCorps Member] makes you more aware of your surroundings. You ...

GCF was change Emonni Cropper needed to spread her wings & fly

GCF was change Emonni Cropper needed to spread her wings & fly

September 13, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on GCF was change Emonni Cropper needed to spread her wings & fly»

Green City Force (GCF) Corps Member Emonni Cropper was selected to address her fellow Corps Members at their graduation ceremony, held in the NYCHA Ceremonial Room, on July 22, 2016. During her remarks, Emonni--from Butler Houses in the Bronx--drove home the point ...

Recruitment is Open for our Fall 2016 Clean Energy Corps!

Recruitment is Open for our Fall 2016 Clean Energy Corps!

September 11, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Recruitment is Open for our Fall 2016 Clean Energy Corps!»

Are you an 18 to 24 year old NYCHA resident who is motivated to take the next step toward a career, college, or both? Recruitment is open for GCF's Fall 2016 Clean Energy Corps cohort! We are currently recruiting for six-month ...

Alumna Tanaeja Wright Leaves Her Cohort with a Parting Pledge

Alumna Tanaeja Wright Leaves Her Cohort with a Parting Pledge

August 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Alumna Tanaeja Wright Leaves Her Cohort with a Parting Pledge»

Green City Force Energy Corps Member Tanaeja Wright was selected to speak on behalf of her cohort at the graduation ceremony for GCF's 11th Clean Energy Corps, held in the New  York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Ceremonial Room on July ...

NYCHA Chair Olatoye Addresses GCF Cohort 11 Graduates

NYCHA Chair Olatoye Addresses GCF Cohort 11 Graduates

August 10, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on NYCHA Chair Olatoye Addresses GCF Cohort 11 Graduates»

Green City Force was honored to have New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chair Shola Olatoye join us to address the Energy Corps at their graduation ceremony on July 22, 2016. At the event, GCF presented Chair Olatoye with the ...

Alumnus Keith Ford Awarded the GCF Cohort 11 Force Award

Alumnus Keith Ford Awarded the GCF Cohort 11 Force Award

August 08, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Alumnus Keith Ford Awarded the GCF Cohort 11 Force Award»

Green City Force Energy Corps Member Keith Ford was selected to address to his fellow Corps Members at their graduation ceremony, held in the NYCHA Ceremonial Room on July 22, 2016. Keith excelled during his six-month AmeriCorps service term, and ...

Corps Members Work to Build Safer NYCHA Communities

Corps Members Work to Build Safer NYCHA Communities

July 31, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Corps Members Work to Build Safer NYCHA Communities»

Green City Force is proud to partner with the NYC Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) on a multi-year plan to focus our recruitment and service in place-based initiatives tied to public housing developments with high levels of violent crime, ...

GCF hosts first Love Where You Live Youth Summit on June 15

GCF hosts first Love Where You Live Youth Summit on June 15

July 10, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on GCF hosts first Love Where You Live Youth Summit on June 15»

What is a Youth Summit? By GCF Corps Member Sadiqua Minor On June 15, 2016 Green City Force had its very First Youth Summit. "What is a Youth Summit?" is probably what you're wondering. Well a Youth Summit is a focused gathering ...

Majora Carter Introduced by GCF at Food + Enterprise Summit

Majora Carter Introduced by GCF at Food + Enterprise Summit

April 11, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Majora Carter Introduced by GCF at Food + Enterprise Summit»

On Saturday April 9, Green City Force's own Jen Tirado delivered the following speech introducing Majora Carter at the 2016 Food + Enterprise Summit, flanked by members of GCF's Urban Farm Corps. "Good afternoon everyone. I’m Jen Tirado, Director of ...

GCF Corps Honors Labor Leader Cesar Chavez through Service

GCF Corps Honors Labor Leader Cesar Chavez through Service

April 07, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on GCF Corps Honors Labor Leader Cesar Chavez through Service»

GCF began a new tradition this year by participating in César Chávez Day. The holiday--Chávez' birthday--pays honor to the Mexican American farm worker, civil rights activist, and labor leader who organized farm workers to improve their working and living conditions, and co-founded ...

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