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

Genesys Works ( 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.

Here’s Why 2 of H.D. Woodson’s Top Grads Have Excelled and are Headed to College Together

by SAM FORD/ABC7/Monday, June 17, 2019 WASHINGTON (ABC7) — They stayed off the streets together and Monday, two of H.D. Woodson’s top students graduated. In Monday’s Spotlight on Education, ABC7’s Sam Ford shows us how a local program helped them succeed together too. Woodson’s valedictorian, Tarrell Talbert, and No. 3 grad, Will Myah, are part

Genesys Works Featured on WNYM-AM 970’s The Business of Giving

Genesys Works Founder and CEO Rafael Alvarez recently sat down with Denver Frederick of WNYM-AM 970’s The Business of Giving to discuss how the Genesys Works model is impacting underserved high school students across the nation through meaningful work experiences. Listen to the full episode below (25:43). …

Fox 32 Chicago Highlights Genesys Works

Fox 32 Chicago highlights Genesys Works’ participation in the Everyone Can Code program on their morning news program. Executive Director of Genesys Works Chicago Liz Rafferty and Genesys Works alumnus Malik Palmer explain what coding is, why learning to code is important, and the benefits of participating in Genesys Works internships. Genesys Works is excited to have partnered with Apple and the City of Chicago to bring coding opportunities to Chicago’s nearly 500,000 students through a citywide expansion of Apple’s Everyone Can Code program.