Genesys Works provides pathways to career success for emerging young professionals from historically excluded communities starting their senior year in high school through skills training, meaningful work experiences, and impactful relationships. The program consists of 8 weeks of technical and professional skills training, paid year-long internships with major companies, college and career coaching, and alumni support to and through acquiring professional credentials and/or college. Genesys Works’ goal is to build career opportunity and economic equity in every community so that all people, regardless of their race, gender, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, have equitable access to career opportunities leading to sustained economic mobility. Since its founding in 2002, Genesys Works has grown to serve thousands of students annually in Houston, Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington’s National Capital Region and New York City, and is looking to rapidly expand into 100 cities in the next ten years. To learn more, visit genesysworks.org.
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 at www.npower.org.
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:
Promote IT (K12) Promote IT careers to students, parents, educators and administrators and engage students through hands-on technology learning experiences
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
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. To learn more, visit www.it-ology.org.
Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Year Up achieves this mission through a high support, high expectation model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, internships and college-level coursework. Its holistic approach focuses on students’ professional and personal development to place these young adults on a viable path to economic self-sufficiency. Year Up currently serves more than 3,600 students annually across 24 campuses in Arizona, Baltimore, Bay Area, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, National Capital Region, New York City, Providence, Puget Sound, South Florida, and Wilmington. To learn more, visit www.yearup.org.
Year Up success stats include:
100% placement of qualified students into internships
90% of interns meet or exceed partner expectations
85% of graduates employed or in college full time within four months of graduation
$18/hr average starting wage for graduates of the program
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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.