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Genesys Works is thrilled to welcome Anslem Gardner to its growing team in Chicago. Gardner – a native of the Midwest – has a strong track record of supporting at-risk adolescents. His career in human services began shortly after graduating from Eastern Connecticut State University when he joined Youthtrack Colorado as a Program Director. While there, he and his team helped decrease recidivism of Colorado youths by 35% over three years.

Genesys Works is excited to announce it is working with Apple and the City of Chicago to bring coding opportunities to Chicago’s nearly 500,000 students through a citywide expansion of Apple’s Everyone Can Code program. The initiative in Chicago was designed in collaboration with the Office of the Mayor, Chicago Public Schools, local businesses and other nonprofits that focus on youth workforce development. Together, these organizations are working to expand opportunities for students to build the skills they need to pursue careers in the app and coding economy by becoming proficient in Swift, Apple’s easy-to-learn programming language.

The Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) Awards Program, partners with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) to honor young high school women for their computing-related achievements and interests. 

Watch local ABC affiliate WJLA's "Spotlight on Education" segment, which features the Genesys Works program in Fairfax County. 

The $2 million commitment by the Citi Foundation in partnership Prosperity Now, is helping maximize the impact of Youth Employment and Financial Inclusion Efforts across the country.

A series highlighting 15 lives changed over our first 15 years

Nearly 6,000 youth impacted by successful social enterprise

$30,000 grant will support Genesys Works alumnae attending college  

When listening to Darrion, it’s clear that you’re talking to a future engineer. His words – carefully chosen and precise – revolve around building things.

As part of an ongoing series, Genesys Works Chicago is highlighting “A Day in the Life” for the GW Class of 2018. Each Young Professional is a high school senior with a year-long internship at a prominent Chicago corporation.