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Why We Do: Braily Perciful

One of the greatest blessings at The Genesis Project is a caring committed staff. One person who touches everyone within our organization is our administrative assistant, Braily Perciful. Her heart and soul are an example to be emulated. Find out why in her own words:

 Working with boys with behavioral issues is challenging. Why do you keep coming back?

Our boys come to us from some of the most unstable environments imaginable. Unfortunately, they often reflect the behaviors they've witnessed or develop new ones to cope with unmet needs. Despite the challenges, being a consistent presence in their lives and offering unwavering love through their struggles and triumphs, we can help mitigate the impact of their past traumas. Witnessing even small breakthroughs and knowing that I'm playing a part in their journey toward healing makes every moment worth it.

What do you hope to gain personally by working with our boys?

Working with the boys at Genesis isn't just about giving, it's also about receiving. Personally, I hope to gain invaluable skills and insights that will shape my future career as an educator. Each day presents new learning opportunities, teaching me patience, empathy, and resilience in ways I never imagined. These experiences will undoubtedly influence my approach to education and guide me in making a positive impact on the lives of future students.

What have you learned that you didn’t know before working at The Genesis Project?

Before joining The Genesis Project, I was unaware of the profound need for specialized care and support for children facing significant challenges. It's humbling to realize that organizations like Genesis exist to provide vital services that many people may never even consider. Witnessing firsthand the impact of trauma on our boys' lives and seeing the dedication of our staff in providing unwavering support has opened my eyes to the immense importance of this work.

When you describe The Genesis Project to people you know, what is the one thing you want them to know about our organization and our clients?

When I talk about The Genesis Project, I want people to understand the incredible capacity for love and resilience within both our organization and our clients. Our boys are among the most love-hungry individuals I've ever encountered, seeking connection, and understanding amidst their struggles. Equally remarkable is the dedication of our staff, who consistently demonstrate unconditional love, patience, and grace in their interactions. This unwavering support fosters an environment where our boys can heal and thrive.

Other thoughts or comments about working at The Genesis Project

Working at The Genesis Project has been a transformative experience for me personally and professionally. It's the first time in my life that I can genuinely say I admire and respect every person I work with. The dedication, compassion, and resilience of our team inspire me daily. I am honored to be part of such a remarkable community dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of our boys.