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Welcome to the National Home for Worker-Centered Innovation

by Adrian Haro, on February 1, 2024 at 7:20 AM
Ten years ago, The Workers Lab started as an idea born out of labor organizations, foundations, and individuals in Seattle as an innovation arm that would invest in new ideas for and with workers,...
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Innovator Update: Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation

by Jeshua John, on January 16, 2024 at 10:25 AM
Thunder Valley is a leader in workforce development for youth and implements their programs in ways that are attuned to Lakotan lifeways, re-matriating the land, and building a regenerative community.
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Innovator Update: Los Deliveristas Unidos

by Jeshua John, on December 19, 2023 at 6:42 AM
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Innovator Profile: Rural Ideas Network

by Jeshua John, on December 14, 2023 at 7:29 AM
The Rural Ideas Network is an Iowa-based nonprofit that focuses on ensuring the same entrepreneurial resources and support that exist in larger cities are available and accessible to rural...
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Game Changer for Workforce Development

by Adrian Haro, on December 12, 2023 at 12:28 PM
As the gig economy continues to grow, we’re at a critical moment for supporting workers who want and need flexibility in their work because all the other aspects in their lives demands it, whether...
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Congratulations to the 2023 Innovation Fund Fellows (Part 2)

by Jeshua John, on December 7, 2023 at 7:43 AM
As we prepare to announce this year’s Innovation Fund winners, we want to remind you about this talented pool of fellows.
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Congratulations to the 2023 Innovation Fund Fellows (Part 1)

by Jeshua John, on December 5, 2023 at 8:29 AM
As we prepare to announce this year’s Innovation Fund winners, we want to remind you about this talented pool of fellows.
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Innovator Profile: Milk With Dignity

by Jeshua John, on November 27, 2023 at 7:53 AM
Milk with Dignity ensures compliance by dairy farms with a worker-developed code of conduct that sets standards for wages, scheduling, health and safety, housing, as well as protections around the...
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Innovator Profile: ¡Reclamo!

by Jeshua John, on October 23, 2023 at 7:41 AM
This essential innovation is putting power into the hands of workers to fight wage theft, which is estimated to cost workers in the U.S. $50 billion annually.
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Innovator Profile: FreeWorld

by Jeshua John, on September 21, 2023 at 12:29 PM
FreeWorld is a nonprofit that trains and places returning citizens into living-wage careers in the trucking industry. We’re proud to feature this partner and its leader, Jason Wang, who founded...
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