Giving Back

Businesses need the support of their local communities. 

HMG Strategy is committed to giving back to the community and encouraging our employees to devote themselves to noble causes.

HMG partners regularly with non-profit organizations to help promote their charities and further enhance the value they bring to their membership by inviting them into the HMG platform. 

 

 

Genesys Works

Genesys Works enables economically disadvantaged high school students to enter and thrive in the economic mainstream by providing them the knowledge and work experience required to succeed as professionals. Our innovative program of job and professional skills training and paid corporate internships in their senior year of high school helps to break the cycle of poverty for these students and sets them on the path to college, a professional career, and a more prosperous future.

 

IT-oLogy

IT-oLogy is a non-profit collaboration of businesses, educational institutions, government, economic development and community organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline, fostering economic development and advancing the IT profession.


The operational aspect of the organization includes the following functions:

  1. Promote IT (K12) Promote IT careers to students, parents, educators and administrators and engage students through hands-on technology learning experiences
  2. Provide IT Skills (higher-ed /post high school) Companies work with colleges and universities on applied business research projects and experiential learning opportunities that strengthen and align classroom skills to current and future IT business needs
  3. Grow IT (IT Profession(als))

IT-oLogy works closely with IT professionals and their companies to provide innovative and life-long learning professional development opportunities.

 

mcwt

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation strives to inspire and grow women in technology fields, with an aspirational vision to make Michigan the No. 1 state for women in technology. The organization supports Michigan’s female IT workforce, students, corporate partners, schools and the overall community with programming, scholarships, networking, learning, mentoring, and technology experiences. Find more information at www.mcwt.org and connect via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and www.mcwtblog.org.

 

npower

NPower is a national nonprofit providing IT training and services to nonprofits and young adults. Through its programs and services, NPower aims to bring the IT community together to do social good. NPower provides its services through 4 programs – The Community Corps, Technology Service Corps, ITBasic,and FoundationConnect. Our community of corporate partners, nonprofits, foundations, dedicated staff and IT volunteers provides NPower with unparalleled reach to have a profound impact on local communities, families and individuals across the country and around the world. Visit us a www.npower.org.

 

WITI

Carolyn Leighton founded WITI to help women advance by providing access to - and support from - other professional women working in all sectors of technology (read the story or watch the video.) WITI started in 1989 as The International Network of Women in Technology and, in 2001, evolved into The WITI Professional Association, the world's leading trade association for tech-savvy women. Today, WITI is the premiere global organization empowering women in business and technology to achieve unimagined possibilities.

With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. Along with its professional association of Networks throughout the U.S. and worldwide, including Hong Kong, Great Britain, Australia, and Mexico, WITI delivers value for individuals that work for a company, the government or academia, as well as small business owners.

WITI products and services include: Networking, WITI Marketplace, Career Services/Search, National Conferences and Regional Events, Publications and Resources, Small Business Programs, Research, Bulletin Boards and more.

For more information visit www.witi.com.

 

YearUp

YearUp is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate internship.

Our success is our graduates -- enabling them to move on to full-time employment and higher education. Year Up is about providing opportunities for urban young adults to demonstrate their true potential.

We have achieved excellent results to date:

  • 100% placement of qualified students into internships
  • 95% of interns meet or exceed partner expectations
  • 84% of graduates employed or in college full time within four months of graduation
  • $15/hr average wage at placement

Visit us at www.yearup.org.