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There’s Still So Much Work To Do

Dear Genesys Works Family, When the verdict was announced in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for (what has now been affirmed as) the murder of George Floyd, all of America breathed a collective sigh of relief. For some it represented vindication for a life taken too soon. For others, it was

Genesys Works Welcomes Three Board Members and Names New Chairman

Top executives bring wealth of leadership and experience to support nonprofit in advancing economic opportunities that make career aspirations a reality for all youth HOUSTON, TX (April 6, 2021) — Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved neighborhoods to paid internships with major companies, today welcomed Marylean Abney,

Violence by anyone, against any community, is violence against all communities.

Genesys Works Family, We are saddened by the rising surge in hate crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community.  Violence by anyone, against any community, is violence against all communities. Genesys Works condemns the perpetual cycle of violence perpetrated on AAPI, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ people in our country. We envision a future where all

Genesys Works Family Mourns Loss of Longtime Board Member Doug Butler

The Genesys Works Family is mourning the loss of longtime Board Member Doug Butler. Doug passed away February 21, 2021, after a private battle with cancer with his family by his side.   Doug was a fierce advocate for Genesys Works’ students. He established key policy such as student representation on our national board, and always

Genesys Works Welcomes Andrew Parsons to the Board of Advisors of its Bay Area Program

Genesys Works is delighted to announce the addition of Andrew Parsons, V.P., District Manager at U.S. Bank, to our Board of Advisors. Andrew has been with U.S. Bank for nearly 16 years, and in the financial services industry for 20, and has a passion for serving his community. He brings to Genesys Works a wealth

Donate Your Hustle!

This March, our organization will be competing for a $25,000 donation in the Miles for Meaning event on the Kilter app. In this event, you’ll track the miles you run or walk every day over the course of a month on an interactive leaderboard, earn awesome prizes, and fundraise to support our mission!

Jeffrey Artis Named Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Works

Jeffrey Artis, Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Works Prominent workforce development leader joins nonprofit to expand career development programs for high school students. HOUSTON, TX (February 4, 2020) – Today, Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved communities to paid internships with major companies, announced Jeffrey Artis as

Genesys Works Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

GENESYS WORKS RECEIVES MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS FOUNDATION GRANT

Genesys Works’ #EmployChange Campaign Urges Corporate America to Take Meaningful Action Against Economic and Racial Inequality

Ambitious high school students say they are the answer to the skilled talent shortage and are ready to help create a more diverse and equitable workforce HOUSTON, TX (October 20, 2020) – Today, Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students and skilled talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, launched #EmployChange, a

Genesys Works Houston Welcomes Former CEO of General Cable Corporation and TPC Group as New Board Member

Genesys Works Houston (GWH), a workforce development program that trains high school students in employability skills and connects them to paid internship opportunities with top Houston companies, announced today that Michael T. McDonnell has been elected to its board of directors.