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The Mariner’s Harbor Houses Farm is Open for Service!

The Mariner’s Harbor Houses Farm is Open for Service!

July 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on The Mariner’s Harbor Houses Farm is Open for Service!»

On Tuesday, June 26, the NYC Mayor’s Office hosted the ceremonial launch of Mariner’s Harbor Farm. Farms at NYCHA partners convened at Mariner’s Harbor Houses in Staten Island to celebrate the opening of the newest of the six Farms at ...

A Powerful 2018 Youth Summit

A Powerful 2018 Youth Summit

June 29, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on A Powerful 2018 Youth Summit»

  Green City Force’s 3rd annual Love Where You Live Youth Summit was nothing short of powerful. The Green City Force (GCF) Love Where You Live Youth Summit is an annual convening sponsored by the New York City Council, and hosted ...

Love Where You Live Corps Cohort 15 Graduates!

Love Where You Live Corps Cohort 15 Graduates!

May 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Love Where You Live Corps Cohort 15 Graduates!»

On May 4th, 2018, 19 members of Love Where You Live Corps Cohort 15 graduated from their 6-month GCF terms and joined our growing 400+ alumni body. The ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall, celebrated the Corps Members’ service ...

GCF Wins 2018 Community Progress Makers Award!

GCF Wins 2018 Community Progress Makers Award!

May 02, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on GCF Wins 2018 Community Progress Makers Award!»

GREEN CITY FORCE SELECTED BY CITI FOUNDATION’S COMMUNITY PROGRESS MAKERS FUND TO ACCELERATE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY IN NEW YORK CITY $500,000 Investment in core operating support will enable Green City Force to pilot innovative programs in New York City and ...

David Buckel: Our Committment

David Buckel: Our Committment

April 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on David Buckel: Our Committment»

To our Green City Force community: we grieve the passing of David Buckel, our beloved and respected partner. David ended his life in an act of environmental protest and a call to action to end our dependence on ...

Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduates!

Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduates!

March 26, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduates!»

On Tuesday, March 20th, 28 Members of Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 graduated from their Green City Force AmeriCorps terms, ready to take on the next challenge in their professional journeys. The ceremony was held at Brooklyn Borough ...

GCF Accredited for Excellence in Corps Operations

GCF Accredited for Excellence in Corps Operations

February 27, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on GCF Accredited for Excellence in Corps Operations»

As part of their mission to advance the corps movement, The Corps Network (TCN) invites corps to seek accreditation for excellence. Green City Force engaged in this process over the past year ...

A History of Inequity & A Community Reclaiming Health

A History of Inequity & A Community Reclaiming Health

January 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on A History of Inequity & A Community Reclaiming Health»

This blog post was contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Luisa Maria Martins of Team Seva. On January 10th, 2018, Cohort 14 had a trip to the new farm location in Staten Island. We embarked on the trip at ...

The Forest Farm Build

The Forest Farm Build

January 10, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on The Forest Farm Build»

This blog post was contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Shamon Williams. I am Shamon Williams, an Urban Farm Corps Member with Green City Force (GCF) from the ...

Hear it from Chantel: “This is where you can be sustainable”

Hear it from Chantel: “This is where you can be sustainable”

December 08, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Hear it from Chantel: “This is where you can be sustainable”»

AmeriCorps Member Chantel Kemp serves in GCF’s Urban Farm Corps running and expanding the Farms at NYCHA. Meet Chantel in a day of service at Howard Houses Farm in this newly-released piece by ...

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