We are extremely excited about our fourth year in the National Capital Region and we are excited for continued growth in the area. This year we are planning continue expanding to 3 new schools, Roosevelt, Friendship Collegiate, and Friendship Tech Prep in the District of Columbia and continuing our growth in our current Fairfax County schools in order to train and place 60 young professionals with our amazing corporate partners for year-long internships.
Genesys Works National Capital Region has received a $1 million grant from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to support the organization’s growth in Washington, DC. The three-year investment will support Genesys Works’ efforts to provide pathways to career success for high school students across the region.
Genesys Works aims to give a hand to students in underserved communities, but the intense technical training and internship placement program also helps participating workplaces fill in-demand positions. The program, said National Capital Area Director Mioshi Moses, targets students in underserved communities, but particularly those “with a fire in their belly” willing to put in the work to build futures for themselves.
The Genesys Works National Capital Region hosted its third annual Breaking Through Ceremony to commemorate high school seniors who were recently awarded professional internships at top Washington, D.C.-area companies. During the event, Genesys Works – a workforce development nonprofit – recognized AT&T* and Fairfax County Public Schools with Community Partner of the Year awards, and honored Earl Epps, of Logistics Management Institute (LMI), as Supervisor of the Year.
National nonprofit serving students from disadvantaged communities welcomes Mioshi Moses as Executive Director of National Capital Region site Houston, Texas — Genesys Works, a national workforce development social enterprise, announced today that Mioshi Moses is the new Executive Director of the organization’s National Capital Region site. She will lead the organization’s pr …
Celebrating the largest amount ever awarded in Good Neighbor Grants Lansdowne, VA — On April 26th, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 12 nonprofit organizations from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC that will receive a total of $250,000 from its annual Good Neighbor Grants program. This is the largest amount that the foundation has ever awarded in the six-year …
Supported by partnerships with Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) and businesses in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Genesys Works offers disadvantaged students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in the IT field before they graduate from high school.