Despite a strong economy, working families in America are struggling. The cost of housing, child care and health care continues to rise and many families are finding it hard to make ends meet.
On Feb. 26 at 9 a.m., The Washington Post will bring together key government officials, academics and advocates for an in-depth look at the plight of working families and low-income workers in the United States. Discussions will include such topics as the rising cost of health care, the gender wage gap, the debate over raising the minimum wage, and what government, businesses and nonprofits are doing to address the issues facing working families.
Speakers
Rep. Ro Khanna
(D-CA)
Ai-jen Poo
Co-founder and Executive Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Julianna Goldman
Former Bloomberg and CBS News Correspondent
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