August 7, 2018

Green Careers August 2018: Career Skills Workshop – Presentation Skills and Body Language

You have an education and a resume, now all you need is a good first impression! Join us for this Career Skills Workshop to learn valuable tips and tricks that will help you find a job and perform well there! This August Green Careers event will focus on presentation skills and body language.   Date: Tuesday, August 14,. Read more…


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August 6, 2018

June Forum Recap: Sustainability and Social Justice

by Karen Hindie   The June GreenHomeNYC Forum, Sustainability and Social Justice, explored how less advantaged communities can benefit from sustainable development. Our speakers focused on construction, landscaping and agriculture-related jobs for low-income workers. Speakers Matthew Caruso, Program Manager for Intervine, a division of the Hope Program, and Thomas Perry, Bronx Program Director, described training. Read more…

August 1, 2018

August Forum: The Community-Driven Sustainable Economy with Hunter Lovins

How can an individual drive sustainable economic development in a city of 10 MILLION?   On August 23rd, join Hunter Lovins, global sustainability pioneer and Founder of Natural Capital Solutions, to explore the power and potential of local action on sustainable business growth and community development.   In our busy 21st century, technology-bound lives, the. Read more…

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July 24, 2018

NYC Youth Lead the Charge on Climate Change

by Jennifer Lauren   Sixteen year old student Jamie Margolin had always been interested in creative action against climate change. Just last year, she developed a multidimensional, youth-fueled response to climate change aptly entitled Zero Hour. Today, Zero Hour is a full scale, national movement that is also gaining traction abroad.   Inspired by Margolin’s. Read more…

July 9, 2018

July Forum: Certified Living – The Living Building Challenge

Certified Living – The Living Building Challenge Dissected     The concept of buildings performing as an ecosystem is becoming a reality as advancing design strategies and certifications strengthen the integration of the natural and built environments. Living Building Challenge, administered by the International Living Future Institute, challenges buildings to function as a sustainable system. Read more…


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June 19, 2018

June Forum: Sustainability & Social Justice

With a growing awareness of sustainable development practices in the built-environment, it is critical to assess whether the people involved are the ones whose communities are being directly affected by the development. For instance, it might be the case that a highly energy efficient building is celebrated but at the cost of a local marginalized. Read more…


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June 18, 2018

{Green Careers} June Recap: Women and Minorities in Green

by Curtis Morrow   The June Green Careers event, held at GroheLive! Center, focused on women and minorities in the green sector.  Former Green Careers Lead Volunteer, Samantha Yost hosted the event, the topic of which holds special meaning for her.  As an LGBTQ woman, Yost believes that GreenHomeNYC “had her back” and helped her break into. Read more…

June 6, 2018

{Green Careers} June 2018: Women and Minorities in Green

Currently, women and minorities make up very few of the top spots in sustainability organizations. Join us in a panel discussion on how we can improve the diversity of these positions and hear from diverse experts in their fields. Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: GroheLive!, 160 Fifth. Read more…


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May 29, 2018

March Forum Recap: Sustainable Policy 201

by Miaoru Guan   The Sustainable Policy 201 Forum featured four speakers working towards sustainable, affordable housing through diverse but connected roles. Michelle Andry works at New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), where she focuses on energy efficiency, clean energy, and energy affordability initiatives impacting low-income housing. Francesca Camillo, Project Manager at. Read more…

May 17, 2018

{Green Careers} April Recap: Speed (Up)Dating Your Resume

by Curtis Morrow and Emily Taubenblatt   During our annual Resume Workshop, the Green Careers team invited professionals representing the public sector (Department of Buildings, New York City Housing Authority – NYCHA), the private sector (Kenneth Cole, Community Preservation Corporation, and Steven Winter Associates), and the non-profit sector (Self-Help Community Services) to offer tips and. Read more…


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