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The Workers Lab

Recent Posts by The Workers Lab:

What Social Entrepreneurs Need to Know About The Innovation Fund

by The Workers Lab, on February 23, 2021 at 1:34 PM
Each year at The Workers Lab, we offer investments in grant funding to social entrepreneurs with ideas to help build worker power. Are you a social entrepreneur? Should you apply to The Innovation...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Fast Company Recognizes Winning Ideas for Workers Coming Back

by The Workers Lab, on February 22, 2021 at 3:07 PM
The Workers Lab and CEO Adrian Haro are in the news. A profile from Fast Company highlights The Innovation Fund’s winners from the Fall 2020 grant cycle and shares our vision of worker power.
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Topics: The Innovation Fund| In The News

Meet the Latest Innovations to Receive $150,000 Investment

by The Workers Lab, on July 7, 2020 at 5:58 AM
Together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Workers Lab has an exciting announcement. We have three winners whose ideas have won an investment from The Innovation Fund.
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

The Workers Lab Announces Adrian Haro as Permanent CEO

by The Workers Lab, on June 30, 2020 at 5:59 AM
At The Workers Lab we are thrilled to share that Adrian Haro is our permanent CEO. He becomes the second Latino/a and queer CEO in our organization's history.
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Topics: In The News

The Workers Lab Knows How to Get Emergency Cash to Workers

by The Workers Lab, on May 4, 2020 at 4:51 PM
The Workers Fund was profiled by Fast Company and Mashable on May 1 - which was International Workers Day. Both of these publications reach over 25 million viewers.
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Topics: In The News| Design Sprint

Fighting for Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by The Workers Lab, on April 17, 2020 at 5:24 PM
NationSwell published a great interview with our Interim CEO Adrian Haro about why our work matters so much right now. During the interview, Adrian discusses how workers who were vulnerable before...
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Topics: In The News

City Official Wins Social Innovation Grant That Helps Airport Workers

by The Workers Lab, on January 16, 2020 at 3:24 PM
A study last year found 40% of American adults don’t have the funds available in cash or savings to pay for an emergency. In San Francisco, many employed adults are one emergency away from...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund| In The News

2019 Year in Review

by The Workers Lab, on January 7, 2020 at 6:00 AM
Take a moment to read about the inspiring programs you and other supporters of The Workers Lab made possible in 2019. Help us continue to give new ideas about increasing worker power a chance in...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund| Design Sprint

Improving Working Conditions for Migrant Dairy Farm Workers

by The Workers Lab, on November 27, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Migrant Justice builds worker power for vulnerable farmworkers. With a goal to improve labor and housing conditions and raise industry standards, their Milk with Dignity program earned them a...
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Topics: In The News

Innovation Fund Winners Receive $150,000 to Build Worker Power

by The Workers Lab, on November 20, 2019 at 6:00 AM
Paying farmers to improve worker health and safety, supporting new co-op businesses and partnering with developers to create worker-enforced labor standards - these are just a few of the ways our...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

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