Genesis In The News!

July 2021

Team of Refugee and Immigrant Children to Represent Iowa in International Tournament

- Iowa Public Radio

March 2021

Youth involvement in Des Moines shootings causes concern


November 2020

As more students transition to online school during the pandemic, a group of African-led organizations are making sure parents know how to transition as well.

- Des Moines Reigster

October, 2019

Refugees and immigrants contribute to Iowa's economy and fill jobs

- Des Moines Register

June 2021

2021 Target USA CUP Featured Team: Genesis FC

- Beyond The Bench

December 2020

Des Moines Organizations Partner to Provide Culturally Appropriate Holiday Food Giveaway

- Who13

October 2020

Des Moines metro's refugee, immigrant students, who struggled before pandemic, now need help more than ever.

- Des Moines Reigster

February 2019

In Iowa, Liberian Couple Reaches Out to Fellow African Refugees

- Voice of America

June 2021

In Their Words: Athlete and Youth Ambassador Laura Kipnusu

- Iowa PBS

December 2020

Photos: Genesis Foundation donates over 250 culturally appropriate meals

- Des Moines Reigster

June 2020

We're Trying to Lift Up Kids of Color in Des Moines. We Need You to Join Us in Solidarity. 

- Des Moines Reigster

December, 2018

Why an Iowa couple who fled war nurtures refugee children

- Des Moines Register

See Us In Action

Fair Housing in Central Iowa Info

Have you been discriminated against while trying to rent or purchase housing? Help exists. Check out these informational videos in multiple languages from Genesis Youth Foundation and the Iowa Civil Rights Commission with information about access to fair housing.

You Gotta Get Up

To Get Down!

Check out this new video we produced showing off the styles and grooves of our VIP dance squad! We call it The Get Up To Get Down Project! Share, enjoy and if you are interested in finding out more, check out our Facebook page.