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Rise & Root Co-founder Karen Washington Visit

Rise & Root Co-founder Karen Washington Visit

May 23, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Rise & Root Co-founder Karen Washington Visit»

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 19 Member SR. Monday, May 20, 2019 special guest Karen Washington presented at Green City Academy (GCA). She spoke with Cohort 19 on the significance of healthy food options and farming, especially in the ...

Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup

Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup

May 03, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup»

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 14 alum Keshanee Gumby. My name is Keshanee Gumby, I’m from Castle Hill Houses and a graduate of Green City Force Cohort 14. On Saturday, April 27th the "Castle Hill Cleanup Day" went underway. ...

Celebrating The Cohort 17 & 18 Graduation!

Celebrating The Cohort 17 & 18 Graduation!

April 25, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Celebrating The Cohort 17 & 18 Graduation!»

On Friday, April 12, 2019, Green City Force celebrated the graduation of our 17th and 18th Cohorts! With the day’s 47 graduates, GCF’s alumni network now numbers over 480 members! These two Cohorts are the first to graduate under GCF’s one ...

The Power of Love

The Power of Love

February 14, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Power of Love»

Everything we do and care about at Green City Force is based on the Power of Love and the Pillars of Service, Training, Sustainability and Justice. Here are some thoughts about love and service from members of Cohort 18.

Corps Members Reflect on MLK Day

Corps Members Reflect on MLK Day

January 21, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Corps Members Reflect on MLK Day»

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an important memorial at Green City Force. Two of our four organizational pillars, “Service” and “Justice,” are hallmarks of Dr. King’s legacy. Our Corps Members, alumni and staff ...

Mariner’s Harbor Community Meal

Mariner’s Harbor Community Meal

January 04, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Mariner’s Harbor Community Meal»

On Saturday, December 1st, GCF Service Corps Members of Cohort 17 gathered with local residents at Mariner’s Harbor for a Community Meal to celebrate the end of the farm’s first season. The 40 residents who attended the community event took ...

Celebrating a Successful Growing Season

Celebrating a Successful Growing Season

November 19, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Celebrating a Successful Growing Season»

This year Green City Force (GCF) continued our tradition of hosting Harvest Festivals at the Farms at NYCHA! As the growing season comes to a close, the local community is invited out to a celebration of their farm ...

Domingo Morales Remembers David Buckel

Domingo Morales Remembers David Buckel

October 25, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Domingo Morales Remembers David Buckel»

The following speech was delivered by Domingo Morales at “Remembering and Celebrating David Buckel,” an event hosted by David’s family in honor of his life and work on October 14th, 2018 at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Domingo is the Senior ...

Solar Comes To NYCHA = Jobs For GCF Grads

Solar Comes To NYCHA = Jobs For GCF Grads

October 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Solar Comes To NYCHA = Jobs For GCF Grads»

We have exciting news! Green City Force (GCF) is a key part of major solar projects that will benefit NYCHA households around the city. Through these initiatives, NYCHA will leverage millions of dollars in funding to make NYC cleaner, increase access to ...

ACCESSolar Press Release

ACCESSolar Press Release

October 04, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on ACCESSolar Press Release»

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