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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.

Virtual Career Fair convenes 75 young professionals and 11 Twin Cities corporations

As Genesys Works seeks to further progress the Twin Cities toward economic equity and racial justice, it is clearer than ever that employers hold the keys to both jobs and economic opportunity. By way of the Career Fair in late August, corporations sought to leverage that power and employ change. Amidst a COVID pandemic, the

Reporting Out: Progress on our Anti-Racist Agenda

Reporting Out: Progress on our Anti-Racist Agenda In May, our nation was jolted into action as thousands of citizens took a stand against systemic racism and violence against Black people and communities. In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Genesys Works Bay Area (GWBA) made a public statement committing to five

Our Four-Year Wallin Scholars in 2020

While you have earned your spot in training, everything has just begun. Summer training is only a small portion of the entire story, and it is up to you to fill the rest of it.  My name is Patience Kollie. I am part of the Class of 2020, and during this time I didn’t know what to do, what to expect, or what I would be after this training.