Genesys Works Founder and CEO Rafael Alvarez recently sat down with Denver Frederick of WNYM-AM 970's The Business of Giving to discuss how the Genesys Works model is impacting underserved high school students across the nation through meaningful work experiences. Listen to the full episode below (25:43). ...
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First Class of Talent Development Pipeline Students Attend Professional Development Event at Target
Genesys Works Twin Cities has officially kicked off a new college and career success initiative, known as the Talent Development Pipeline (TDP). Designed to connect young professionals with long-term career success, the initiative started in Spring 2018 for graduating high school seniors pursuing degrees in technology and business. For those who apply to the program and are acc ...
Genesys Works Launches Expansion Efforts In New York City To Help High School Students Access College And Achieve Career Success
New Executive Director Mike Gross, a 20-year education reform veteran, will lead the workforce development organization’s expansion to New York City with support from AT&T Mike Gross, Executive Director, Genesys Works NYC Houston, Texas — Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that provides life-changing, paid work opportunities to high school students from underserv ...
San Francisco-East Bay Nonprofits Receive $1.4 Million from Bank of America to Promote Economic Mobility
Bank of America today announced $1.4 million in grants to 44 San Francisco-East Bay nonprofits that will advance economic mobility for individuals and families. The grants focus on increasing access to needs related to workforce development and education, as well as basic needs that are fundamental to establishing financial stability.
Genesys Works Chicago and Columbia College Chicago Online partner in Everyone Can Code initiative
CHICAGO, June 13, 2018 – Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that provides work opportunities to high school students from underserved communities, today announced a partnership with Columbia College Chicago that will provide Chicago Public School students the opportunity to learn coding skills in an accelerated eight-week session this summer. Twenty-five students will ...
How Silicon Valley schools are trying to boost lower-income students into high-tech jobs
Internships, contests and engineering coursework give teens from the area’s majority-Latino high schools an entree to STEM careers