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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

HOUSTON PUBLIC MEDIA: "Inside the Classroom" In Houston Public Media's ongoing series “Inside the Classroom,” Eloisa Cortinas, a senior at Alief Hastings High School, talks with her mentor María Carlota Palacios, who manages community relations at Williams, an energy infrastructure company. Educators and experts across Texas are trying to figure out how to make students more ...