New York News

Sweet 16: Welcoming Our New Class of Dell Scholars

March 8, 2019 – Today, we are excited to announce our 16th class of Dell Scholars. These students have already inspired us with their perseverance, hard work, and determination to make it this far – applying and being accepting to college.


We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty: Training and Skilling Our Workforce

For much of my 35-year career in the nonprofit world, I worked with organizations to address the unfortunate consequences of poverty, issues like access to food or shelter. It is vital, much-needed work, and I felt like we were making a difference. But, I often wondered: instead of treating the symptoms, how can we end the cycle of poverty and eliminate hunger and homelessness entirely?


Genesys Works New York City Selects Founding Partner Schools

Genesys Works New York is thrilled to announce our founding partner schools. These seven schools are all located in the borough of The Bronx, and they represent a cross-section of the 400+ public high schools that exist across New York City.


Genesys Works Launches Expansion Efforts In New York City To Help High School Students Access College And Achieve Career Success

New Executive Director Mike Gross, a 20-year education reform veteran, will lead the workforce development organization’s expansion to New York City with support from AT&T Mike Gross, Executive Director, Genesys Works NYC Houston, Texas — Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that provides life-changing, paid work opportunities to high school students from underserv …