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Green City Force provides workforce training and leadership development for residents of public housing, ages 18 to 24, through an AmeriCorps public service model. The training focuses on environmentally linked skills for jobs in the “Green Economy.” Green City Force’s Urban Farm Corps members gain skills and receive additional training to launch their careers and become community leaders. In 2015, the Illumination Fund made a three-year grant to the Fund for Public Health, a City-affiliated nonprofit, to launch and the Green City Force program as “Farms at NYCHA.