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Jeshua John

Recent Posts by Jeshua John:

Meet Our 2023 Class of Innovation Fund Fellows

by Jeshua John, on July 20, 2023 at 9:10 AM
The Workers Lab is thrilled to announce its 2023 Class of Innovation Fund Fellows. These six ideas were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants based on a rigorous stakeholder review process...
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Innovator Profile: Canary

by Jeshua John, on July 17, 2023 at 10:51 AM
Initially incubated by The Workers Lab, this innovative organization is working with employers across the country to ensure workers have access to emergency cash when they experience a crisis that...
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Innovator Profile: Black & Pink

by Jeshua John, on June 30, 2023 at 8:30 AM
We are closing out Pride Month by sharing a profile of the Sex Worker Liberation Project, a program of Black & Pink, that supports the needs of Black and Brown LGTQIA2S+ sex workers nationwide.
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Pride Month Innovator Profile: An Interview with CEO Adrian Haro

by Jeshua John, on June 22, 2023 at 11:49 AM
As part of our celebration of Pride Month, we interviewed The Workers Lab’s Chief Executive Officer Adrian Haro to learn more about the organization’s recent accomplishments, what it means to lead an...
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Profile of AAPI Innovators

by Jeshua John, on May 15, 2023 at 2:35 PM
The Workers Lab is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by profiling a sampling of the tremendous AAPI-led innovations we’re proud to have supported, including FreeFrom,...
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Innovator Profile: Health Innovator

by Jeshua John, on May 8, 2023 at 7:43 AM
We’re celebrating National Nurses Week by sharing a profile of Health Innovator. This amazing organization knows that health care workers are most well-suited to address challenges in the system....
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Innovator Profile: CLEAN Car Wash Worker Center

by Jeshua John, on April 21, 2023 at 8:52 AM
This innovative nonprofit intentionally integrates environmental protection, green products, and water conservation throughout its efforts to increase safety standards for car wash workers in Los...
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Innovator Profile: Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights

by Jeshua John, on March 27, 2023 at 11:16 AM
This 26 year-old, women-led nonprofit is fighting for the dignity and safety of Mississippi's low wage workers. Check out our recent interview with Founder and Executive Director Jaribu Hill.
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Innovator Profile: Leap Fund

by Jeshua John, on March 20, 2023 at 2:16 PM
This tremendous women-led nonprofit is helping workers navigate the "benefits cliff" that many have to face when deciding between earning a dollar or two more per hour and losing valuable safety net...
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What workers are telling us about how to make flexible work quality work

by Jeshua John, on March 8, 2023 at 9:57 AM
As part of our commitment to ensuring workers inform every aspect of our work, we conducted interviews with participants from a 2021 test of the platform.
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