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Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd

Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd

September 05, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd»

Congratulations to our newest members on earning your uniforms!  [caption id="attachment_8695" align="aligncenter" width="546"] The newest Cohort 20 Corps Members earned their uniforms on August 30th, 2019[/caption] When I was younger, I ...

Graduate Speaker William Williams on Community

Graduate Speaker William Williams on Community

July 02, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Graduate Speaker William Williams on Community»

Congratulations to the 18 graduates of Cohort 19! The following remarks were written and delivered by William Williams for the Cohort 19 graduation celebration on June 25th, 2019 at LaGuardia Community College. William reflects on growth and the importance of ...

Happy 50 Years of Pride from GCF!

Happy 50 Years of Pride from GCF!

July 01, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Happy 50 Years of Pride from GCF!»

[caption id="attachment_8630" align="aligncenter" width="531"] Daniel Quasar's "Pride Flag Reboot" includes colors to represent transgender, nonbinary, and people of color within the LGBTQ+ community.[/caption] Green City Force celebrates and stands in solidarity with ...

A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site

A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site

May 30, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site»

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 19 Member SR. Saturday, May 25, 2019, some fellow teammates and I spent the day serving at the Red Hook Community Farm compost site. Here, fellow teammates and I learned of a ...

Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power

Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power

April 24, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power»

The following remarks were written and delivered by Justin Baker for the Cohort 17 & 18 graduation celebration on April 12th, 2019 at 32BJ SEIU. Justin reflects on power and the importance of perseverance. [caption id="attachment_8444" align="aligncenter" width="600"]

Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service

Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service

April 23, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service»

The following remarks were written and delivered by Kayla Trammell for the Cohort 17 & 18 graduation celebration on April 12th, 2019 at 32BJ SEIU. Kayla reflects on the Green City Force pillar of Service and the value of knowledge. [caption ...

What Does Earth Day Mean to You?

What Does Earth Day Mean to You?

April 22, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on What Does Earth Day Mean to You?»

We asked the Green City Force graduates working in our EmPower New York social enterprise program for their thoughts on Earth Day. Here's what they said:   “Earth day means to be Green, Strong, and ...

Meet Earlton Massenberg, GCF Alum

Meet Earlton Massenberg, GCF Alum

April 03, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Meet Earlton Massenberg, GCF Alum»

Earlton Massenburg From Van Dyke Houses, Brownsville Graduate of Love Where You Live Corps Cohort 13, 2017 “One of the most important things I learned from ...

Meet Chantel Kemp, GCF Alum

Meet Chantel Kemp, GCF Alum

March 15, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Meet Chantel Kemp, GCF Alum»

Chantel Kemp From Marlboro Houses, Brooklyn Graduate of Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14, 2018 “Green City Force has shown me that I have the capacity to strive for higher goals and that with positive ...

Meet Salonia Thompson, GCF Alum

Meet Salonia Thompson, GCF Alum

January 15, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Meet Salonia Thompson, GCF Alum»

Salonia Thompson From Brownsville Houses, Brownsville Graduate of Love Where You Live Cohort 13, 2017 ““Following the path to Green City Force, I've gained knowledge and skills in the energy field. I've had the chance to ...

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