Twin Cities News

Event Recap: Bank of America Celebration

This year, Genesys Works is honored to receive Bank of America’s sixth-ever Neighborhood Builder’s grant in the Twin Cities. Each year, the grant is awarded to one local nonprofit who is doing an exceptional job of addressing issues of economic mobility in our community.


Event Recap: 2018 MSP Hatfield & McCoys

Genesys Works Twin Cities hosted its seventh year of MSP Hatfield & McCoys on Monday, October 15th. Attended by the Twin Cities’ IT vendor community, it was our most successful year yet. This year, the event was hosted at Surly Brewing Company for the first time, bringing in more attendees than any year prior.


Event Recap: Genesys Works Career Fair

Genesys Works Twin Cities successfully hosted its inaugural Career Fair on Friday, October 12th. More than 30 Genesys Works young professionals in college arraived at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, prepared with resumes and wearing their professional best. Students had the opportunity to network with representatives from seven of our corporate partners – including Ameriprise Financial, Andersen Corporation, ThreeBridge’s Boom Lab, Cargill, Land O’Lakes, Optum, and Target – to eventually earn an internship or full-time position.


Genesys Works Dreams Big at Dreamforce 2018

Genesys Works participated in Dreamforce, the annual user conference from Salesforce in San Francisco, CA. Dreamforce consists of four days (September 25-28, 2018) of transforming organizations, shaping careers, giving back, having a ball, and connecting with a community of fellow Trailblazers — all at the largest nonprofit technology conference in the world.


Event Recap: Think IT Golf Tournament

York Solutions has been an outstanding partner of Genesys Works, sharing our vision of creating a talented and diverse workforce for tomorrow. In June, Genesys Works and York Solutions once again partnered to host the 5th Annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational. The event, hosted at the Minneapolis Golf Club, was another big success.



Talent Development Pipeline Feature: Alexis Luna-Martinez

Our young professionals’ journey through Genesys Works is often characterized by grit and determination. While a lot has changed in ten years, our role has remained constant: we guide and equip these young professionals to pursue the career pathway that will suit them best with the aptitude they’ve had all along.

Alexis Luna-Martinez is one of these young professionals.


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). …