Genesis chosen by Vice President Biden as a "model program."

July 22, 2014

PROVIDENCE, RI

Donald S. Keel, President and CEO of The Genesis Center is pleased to announce today that The Genesis Center has been chosen today by Vice President Joseph Biden for an honor bestowed upon only 30 nonprofit organizations around the country as part of the National Skills Coalition. The Genesis Center was selected as a "model program."

At noon, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) bill and Vice President Biden released the review of federal workforce programs that exemplify success.

Since January, the President has been shining a brighter spotlight on job-driven training as an essential pillar of our nation's economic strategy.

Today, the Administration has called for job-driven training across federal agencies and has profiled successful local efforts that he wants to see replicated throughout the country.

Link to the White House Report

watch the announcement, read the report and then scroll down to the map to find us.

The Genesis Center is honored to be one of the local efforts featured as a national model, " where the will to achieve meets the skill to succeed", The Genesis Center has been educating and enabling people from around the globe, not only how to speak English, but also how to become computer literate, build financial literacy, and make it in the American workplace.

Posted on August 7, 2014 .