Genesys Works selected as ICONIQ Impact Education & Economic Mobility Co-Lab Grantee

We’re excited to announce that Genesys Works has been chosen as a grantee of the ICONIQ Impact Education & Economic Mobility Co-Lab. This collaboration represents a significant step in our ongoing mission to close the opportunity gap and empower young talent across the United States.  The ICONIQ Impact Education & Economic Mobility Co-Lab is a

Fartun’s Speech from Hatfield and McCoys Celebration Event

If you have attended one of our events, you know that we always include time to hear from a Young Professional or alum. We believe in the importance of giving the mic to our Young Professionals and alumni and amplifying their voices and experiences. With guidance from a staff member and plenty of lead time,

Richard G. Rawson Family Endowment Bolsters Genesys Works’ Mission to Uplift Youth and Drive Economic Sustainability

$250,000 gift to establish endowment will support program’s impact in the long-term HOUSTON, TX – – Genesys Works, a leader in youth career readiness, announced today a historic $250,000 gift from Richard G. Rawson to establish the Richard G. Rawson Family Endowment. The endowment, a first for the organization, will provide unrestricted support for Genesys

Genesys Works Receives Generous Support from Imagine Learning Foundation

We’re pleased to share that Genesys Works is one of five nonprofits to receive an Imagine Signature Grant from Imagine Learning Foundation (ILF). Receiving this grant underscores our collective commitment to empowering youth facing systemic barriers to skills training, meaningful work experiences, and mentorship. With ILF’s support we will enhance our social-emotional learning and career

Genesys Works Welcomes Charlotte Wylie to Board of Directors

Executive Bringing Extensive Global Experience in Cybersecurity toNew Role Houston, TX – August 08, 2023 – Genesys Works, a leading organization in advancingcareer readiness opportunities for youth in underserved communities that lead toupward mobility and economic self-sufficiency, announced today the appointment ofCharlotte Wylie to its Board of Directors. “We are pleased to welcome Charlotte to

Comic Relief Spotlights the Impact of Genesys Works

We are delighted to be featured on Comic Relief US’s website! Comic Relief US is a renowned organization dedicated to using the power of entertainment to drive positive social change. Their spotlight on Genesys Works highlights our mission and our impactful work empowering high school and first-generation college students through skills training, college and career

Outlier.org and Golden Gate University Launch Workforce Transfer Network for Degrees+

Alumni from programs like AmeriCorps, Genesys Works, Merit America, and Thinkful by Chegg are guaranteed transfer credit toward an associate degree with Golden Gate University Today, we’re excited to announce the Degrees+ Workforce Transfer Network, empowering millions of students to gain real-world experience with an inclusive pathway towards achieving their educational goals.  Beginning this fall,

Genesys Works Launches Tulsa Program to Grow Early-Career Talent Pool for Local Employers  

With support from the George Kaiser Family Foundation and Ascension St. John, the program will provide summer training and paid, yearlong internships to high school seniors at select Tulsa Public Schools  Tulsa, OK – May 25, 2023 – Continuing to expand its proven approach to early-career talent development, the nonprofit Genesys Works announced today the

Comcast Awards Over $25M to Digital Skills Organizations, Creating A More Inclusive Workforce and Economy

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Corporation today announced a total award of more than $25 million to hundreds of community organizations to help provide the resources and support needed for building a stronger, more equitable workforce. Furthering a deep and longstanding commitment to advancing equity and opportunity, Comcast’s funding will help provide skills building, job training and other

8 strategies for districts looking to add or expand internship programs

Most high school students never get the chance to complete an internship. But what if more did? To read the full article published in K-12 Dive click here.