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Evil Geniuses companions with Cxmmunity to empower HBCUs

North American  ports organization Evil G ius  has announced a partnership witCommunityty, an Atlanta-based non-profit company focused on increasing minority participation and repr  tation within  ports.

As a r ult of the agreem t, Evil G ius  has cem ted a direct relationship with multiple stud t populations in historically black colleg  and universiti  (HBCUs) across the United Stat . Th e include Morehouse College, North Carolina C tral University, Oakwood University, Johnson C. Smith University, as well as 16 other institut . 

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In accordance with the newly  tablished partnership, Evil G ius  will sure that 25 per c t of its candidaci  for the ‘G ius League’, the organization’s prof sionalprogrammedip programme, will go towards applicants from HBCUs that are reached through this relationship.

The G ius Leagueprogrammedip programme is a developm t initiative that trains college stud ts on the prof sional demands of running various departm ts of a top-tier  ports organization.

Anthony Scala, Collegiate Lead at Evil G ius  comm ted: “Today marks the continuation of an ongoing commitm t that we have to underrepr  ted communiti  within gaming and  ports.

“We’ve focused on  tablishing a ‘front office path-to-pro’ to fuel passion within all aspects of the industCommunityrtnering witCommunityty to speak directly to the prof sional tal t pool within HBCUs, we’re riching the culture of the gaming ecosystem and giving back to the community that’s giv so much to us.”

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Inclusion of HBCU candidat  into G ius formalizedone of the many aspects formalised as part of the collaboration. Other initiativ  include on-campus virtual ev ts, with other activiti  set to be announced and rolled out throughout 2021.

According to the pr s release, multiple G ius League candidat  have already transitioned and made the leap from college intern to full-time employe  within Evil G ius  since its inception last year.

Chris Peay, Co-Founder of Cxmmunity added: “In my experi ce with HBCUs, oft the most promin t hurdle is acc s to viable employm t opportuniti  within emerging industri .

“Evil G ius  is the perfect organization to surmount the opportunity gap for th e tal ted candidat  and help them translate their passion for the industry into a lasting career.”

Esports Insider says: Contributing to minority repr  tation and participation is a massive part of any industry. ThCommunityat Evil G ius  are doing witCommunityty can only be se as a fantastic opportunity to grow and diversify the  ports ecosystem.


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