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February 22, 2017, Houston, Texas – A new study shows that Genesys Works, a social enterprise based in Houston, Texas that creates professional pathways for disadvantaged high school seniors, has a measurable impact on the Texas economy. The study, conducted by Benjamin Yeo, Ph.D. of DePaul University, measured the impact of the Houston Genesys Works program on the state’s econ ...

CHICAGO - Genesys Works Chicago held its first ever Talent Unlimited: Job & Internship Fair on January 4th, 2017. Hosted by 1871 and co-sponsored by America Needs You and Year Up, the Fair attracted 120 college-aged job- and internship-seekers who networked with 20 companies, including CME Group, Northern Trust, TransUnion, and Uptake. “I saw this as an opportunity to ta ...

$1.17M National Software Upgrades Support Teens Preparing for 21st Century Jobs

AT&T Presents $2 Million Contribution to Genesys Works to Grow Internship Opportunities for Underserved Youth 


 

Genesys Works to Receive $800,000 Investment for Research Partnership to Impact Chicago’s Young People    CHICAGO – Genesys Works Chicago is thrilled to announce that it is one of three winners in Chicago Beyond’s first-ever innovation challenge, GO Innovate. Launched in April, Chicago Beyond’s GO Innovate challenge sought early-stage ideas that offer innovative programming in ...

The $250,000 grant, made possible by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports innovative programs that prepare low-income youth for future success Chicago (August 5, 2016) –  The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance announced thatGenesys Works Chicago has been awarded a grant from the 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund, an initiative that supports progra ...

Genesys Works Chicago is thrilled to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Kenny Shogren of The PrivateBank and Josh Davidson of Silent IT

In a Forbes article titled “Seven Places To Look For Your Next Tech Hire,” Grads of Life named Genesys Works a "superstar" organization that is successfully developing the future of IT: "These organizations are doing more than developing IT skills and building futures. They are developing local talent that is meeting the ever-growing needs employers have for a qualified workfor ...

May 19, 2016, Chicago, IL — Think IT, a service of York Solutions with the mission of fostering professional growth and development through the power of networking and collaboration, will host its first Annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational presented by York Solutions at Exmoor Country Club on Monday, August 22, 2016. Proceeds from the event will benefit Genesys Works Chica ...

Genesys Works Chicago is thrilled to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Alan Mather of Chicago Public Schools and Sony Rusteberg of Slalom Consulting.