Genesys Works Twin Cities Projects over $4.6M Community Impact after Draft Day

Genesys Works Twin Cities Projects over $4.6M Community Impact after Draft Day

Genesys Works (https://genesysworks.org/) released today the highlights of the 10th annual Draft Day, a sports-style event showcasing its high school students and the companies where they will work during the upcoming school year.
Genesys Works placed 318 high school seniors into paid, one-year corporate IT internships at 56 companies throughout the Twin Cities metro area. Many high school students began their 20-hour work schedule just two days after Draft Day.

We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty: Training and Skilling Our Workforce

We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty: Training and Skilling Our Workforce

For much of my 35-year career in the nonprofit world, I worked with organizations to address the unfortunate consequences of poverty, issues like access to food or shelter. It is vital, much-needed work, and I felt like we were making a difference. But, I often wondered: instead of treating the symptoms, how can we end the cycle of poverty and eliminate hunger and homelessness entirely?