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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
Escrito en español más abajo.
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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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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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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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