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Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm

Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm

October 18, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 20 Member Anisa McMillan. [caption id="attachment_8795" align="aligncenter" width="524"] Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm[/caption] On Wednesday, October 16, Bay View Houses Farm had a visit ...

Happy Climate Week from Cohort 20!

Happy Climate Week from Cohort 20!

September 27, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»

Happy Climate Week 2019! This week is more important than ever as national conversations shift towards prioritizing our planet's health, driven by the courage, hard work and leadership of young people. Our Service Corps Members are a force in the community ...

Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd

Uniform Ceremony Message from Lisbeth Shepherd

September 05, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»

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   |   0 Comment»

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   |   0 Comment»

[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 ...

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 ...

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"]

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