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Genesys Works Houston Announces Appointment of New Members to Board of Directors

Three local corporate leaders join Houston chapter of National Non-Profit Organization Houston (May 31, 2018) – Genesys Works Houston welcomes three corporate leaders to its Board of Directors. The addition of these new members comes at a pivotal time with the recent launch of the organization’s five-year strategic growth plan, which will triple the number of student …


Behind the Scenes of the 2018 Breaking Through Ceremony

At our events, the Genesys Works staff have the privilege of interacting with our interns, families, and supporters that reveal its true ethos. See below some of our staff’s most memorable moments from this year’s Breaking Through Ceremony. My favorite moment from the Breaking Through Ceremony was seeing Derek basking in his standing ovation after his amazing speech. After …


Genesys Works Chicago Welcomes New Board Members

Genesys Works Chicago Welcomes New Board Members Tom Knight, Kelly Geary and Paul Corning CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 Genesys Works Chicago is excited to add three strong leaders to its Board of Directors, each bringing their unique experience and passion to the nonprofit. Thomas G. Knight – an accomplished senior executive – brings with him over 25 years of …


Genesys Works Twin Cities Celebrates 10 Years of Impact | Honors Partners, Program Alumni and Community

St. Paul, MN – May 17, 2018 — Genesys Works Twin Cities recently celebrated 10 years of providing meaningful internship opportunities and skills training to high school students from underserved communities. This milestone was commemorated during the organization’s Breaking Through Ceremony on May 10, 2018 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. After a successful start in Texa …


Important Update From Genesys Works Houston

Dear friends, I am excited to share an important transition that is happening at Genesys Works Houston. After a career spanning nearly 40 years, the last 5 as Executive Director of Genesys Works Houston, I have made the decision to retire at the end of this year. I will miss contributing daily to Genesys Works’ mission, but look forward to focusing more on public and non-prof …


Genesys Works Receives $50,000 Grant from Travelers Foundation

Grants from the Travelers Foundation total nearly $500,000 in 10 years HOUSTON, Texas, April 2018 – Genesys Works, a workforce development program serving youth across the country, has received a $50,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of Travelers. This grant brings their total giving to $460,000 over the past 10 years. This grant from the Travelers …