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Setting the Foundation for Youth Financial Capability: A Conversation with Genesys Works

In July of 2017, Prosperity Now, in partnership with the Citi Foundation, launched a community of practice with five national youth workforce development organizations as part of the Citi Foundation’s Youth Financial Capability Fund (YFCF). The YFCF is part of the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, which supports organizations that help empower urban youth, ages 16 to 24, by connecting them to opportunities that prepare them to compete in a 21st century economy.

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2018 Bay Area Breaking Through Ceremony

Nearly 130 rising high school seniors from San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, have begun their internships at local Bay Area companies. These Genesys Works program participants capped their eight-week skills training with the Breaking Through Ceremony, a milestone event for young professionals continuing their transformational journey with a year-long, paid corporate internship.

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San Francisco-East Bay Nonprofits Receive $1.4 Million from Bank of America to Promote Economic Mobility

Bank of America today announced $1.4 million in grants to 44 San Francisco-East Bay nonprofits that will advance economic mobility for individuals and families. The grants focus on increasing access to needs related to workforce development and education, as well as basic needs that are fundamental to establishing financial stability.

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Thinking Differently About Workforce Development

Published on July 22, 2016 Peter Katz Executive Director at Genesys Works – Bay Area It’s fascinating that while the San Francisco Bay Area is often hailed as the center of technical innovation and social change (and deservedly so) many companies are still operating with old and traditional mindsets of workforce development and community engagement. For example, if you sa …

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Google Grants A Half Million Dollars to Genesys Works to Expand Pathways To Tech Careers

San Francisco, CA– Google.org has committed $500,000 to non-profit Genesys Works – Bay Area to build pathways to academic and professional success for the youth of San Jose. Since 2013, Genesys Works has provided underserved high school students with technical and professional skills training, meaningful internships at leading Bay Area companies, and college support so they ca …

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Genesys Works Expands, Gives Underserved San Jose Youth Pathways to Tech Careers

San Jose, CA – On Friday, May 20, Genesys Works – Bay Area announced an innovative partnership to scale its program and bridge the opportunity gap in Silicon Valley. The local non-profit is teaming up with Google, PwC, JPMorgan Chase, and other Silicon Valley business leaders, and with the East Side Union High School and San Jose Unified School Districts to provide underserved …

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Google Grants A Half Million Dollars to Genesys Works to Expand Pathways To Tech Careers

San Francisco, CA– Google.org has committed $500,000 to non-profit Genesys Works – Bay Area to build pathways to academic and professional success for the youth of San Jose. Since 2013, Genesys Works has provided underserved high school students with technical and professional skills training, meaningful internships at leading Bay Area companies, and college support so they ca …

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Genesys Works – Bay Area and local corporations celebrate high schoolers’ success at Breaking Through 2015

Annual event to honor underserved high school students and their acceptance into corporate internships will be held October 14, 2015 at 5:30 at the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 30, 2015) Genesys Works-Bay Area, a San Francisco-based non-profit that helps put underserved high school seniors on a college and career track through work skills trainin …

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