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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....
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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

Meet Our 2021 Innovation Fund Finalists

by Jeshua John, on November 15, 2021 at 12:20 PM
The Workers Lab is excited to share our finalists for the 2021 Innovation Fund cycle. They emerged from a list of almost 400 incredibly talented and promising applicants. The finalists are now in...
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Topics: Learning Hub

A Look Back at Emergency Cash Distributed in the First Year of the Pandemic

by Abigail Schneider, Canary, on September 23, 2021 at 1:42 PM
The Workers Lab (TWL) has a longstanding commitment to understanding the value and best practices for delivering emergency cash for workers. Over the last several years, TWL has deeply explored...
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Benefits of Emergency Cash Grants for Building Organizations and Membership

by The Workers Lab, on July 28, 2021 at 12:19 PM
During the pandemic, organizations across the United States distributed hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency cash. Individuals, foundations, and governments understood the immense urgency...
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Making Sense of Emergency Cash

by Jeshua John, on July 1, 2021 at 7:48 AM
Emergency cash is about getting money in the hands of people who need it, when they need it. We're working to give this idea for workers a chance to succeed.
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Topics: Design Sprint| 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

A Learning Hub for Innovators and Funders

by Eddy Morales, on January 6, 2021 at 12:12 PM
We're excited to introduce our new beta version of the Learning Hub. The curated resources will help innovators and funders to identify and promote promising new ideas across the worker power...
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Topics: Learning Hub