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Adrian Haro

Adrian Haro

Recent Posts by Adrian Haro:

Announcing $1M investment to explore how flexible work can be quality work

by Adrian Haro, on March 21, 2022 at 4:02 PM
Many workers need and want opportunities for flexible work that are also quality work. The demand for flexibility is not new and only continues to grow as we emerge from the pandemic and as costs for...
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Topics: Design Sprint

We've invested more than $11 million in nearly 100 innovations

by Adrian Haro, on December 22, 2021 at 7:45 AM
The Workers Lab is excited to announce the release of our 2021 Snapshot of Accomplishments that offers a brief look at the organization’s programs and history along with a sampling of our...
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Topics: Learning Hub

Announcing Our New Gig Worker Learning Project

by Adrian Haro, on December 15, 2021 at 10:19 AM
The Workers Lab and The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative are excited to announce a joint project focused on deepening and amplifying our understanding of gig workers and gig work. Even...
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Topics: Learning Hub

New report: How gig workers shaped a tech solution to access critical benefits

by Adrian Haro, on December 2, 2021 at 5:52 PM
The Workers Lab is excited to release the latest learnings from our efforts to improve access to public safety net benefits for gig workers.
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Topics: Design Sprint| Learning Hub

Announcing Our 2021 Innovation Fund Winners!

by Adrian Haro, on November 18, 2021 at 7:22 AM
The Workers Lab is thrilled to announce the six winners of the 2021 Innovation Fund. To help their ideas succeed and flourish, each winner will receive $150,000, have the opportunity to learn from...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund| Learning Hub

Sprinting to Get Gig Workers Unemployment Benefits

by Adrian Haro, on March 31, 2021 at 8:57 PM
We’re happy to announce the product of our latest Design Sprint focused on increasing power for gig workers by easing the headaches around securing unemployment benefits.
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Topics: Design Sprint| Learning Hub

Coming Back

by Adrian Haro, on September 17, 2020 at 8:30 AM
  I’m moving back home in a month. I’ve been feeling the urge to do this for a while. Home is where the heart is after all, and we could all use a little more love right now. For me, home is also...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Coming Soon - Early Stage Funding for Worker Health, Safety

by Adrian Haro, on July 14, 2020 at 5:58 AM
On July 20, The Innovation Fund will issue its next call for applications. The topic: Innovation in Service of Health & Safety for Workers. This time, $75K - $150K is available for early stage ideas....
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Sharing the Impact of Emergency Cash

by Adrian Haro, on June 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Two years ago, we set out to explore the impact that emergency cash could make in the lives of gig workers. On May 21, we shared findings from the Workers Strength Fund in a virtual briefing.
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Topics: Design Sprint

A Message about the Spring 2020 Innovation Fund and COVID-19

by Adrian Haro, on March 23, 2020 at 6:08 PM
As COVID-19 turned from a news story that seemed far away to a national emergency here at home, we've been working to understand how to adjust our programming and be responsive to our partners and...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund