On February 26, The Washington Post will host Working Families: The Cost of the American Dream, a live event offering an in-depth look at the plight of working families and low-income workers in this country.

Speakers, including Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA), Ai-jen Poo, Co-founder and Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and Julianna Goldman, former Bloomberg and CBS News Correspondent, will assess the rising cost of health care, the gender wage gap, and the debate over raising the minimum wage - and what government, businesses, and nonprofits are doing to address the issues facing working families.

A sponsored segment from The Rockefeller Foundation will include Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, and Mara Liasson, National Political Correspondent for NPR.

More speakers to be announced.

This event will be livestreamed at wapo.st/workingfamilies Media who wish to cover must RSVP to Nancy.murphy@washpost.com

Wednesday, February 26th

Doors open: 8:30 a.m.

Program: 9:00 a.m.

The Washington Post Live Center

1301 K St NW, Washington, DC 20071

The presenting sponsor of this event is The Rockefeller Foundation with support from The University of Virginia.