Get Involved

Everyone has a role to play in making sure our workplaces work for all Americans.

In the months leading up to the Summit, the White House, CAP, and DOL will engage groups and individuals across the country to identify initiatives that benefit America’s working families, American businesses, and the American economy. These discussions will be highlighted at the Summit, which will serve as a pivotal, catalyzing moment to begin building momentum around key policy goals and best practices.

Here are all the ways that you can get involved:


The Department of Labor is hosting Regional Forums around the country. Click here to find one near you!

In the lead-up to the White House Summit on Working Families in Washington, D.C., you can join an event and help us generate a drumbeat of activities across the country that highlights issues to be discussed at the event. The Center For American Progress is maintaining a collection of these types of events. Join one near you!

Kristen Wyatt. AP.

We want to hear from you! By sharing your story, you’ll help put a real face on the issues facing millions of working families around the country, and will help inform the conversation leading up to the Working Families Summit. Click here to share your story.

Whether you’re a man or a woman; whether you are black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American, gay, straight, with or without a disability, all of us have something to offer. All of us have a place in this American story.
- President Barack Obama


You can help educate and empower your neighbors, community leaders and key stakeholders in your community to join the movement for working families by holding events to discuss the challenges facing working families and what we can do about it together. We need your help to mobilize your friends and neighbors, advocates, employees, civic groups, businesses, and elected officials to join this conversation. With your help, we can demonstrate the breadth of support for working families and tell the compelling stories behind the issues. Click here to host your own event.


Did you host a #workingfamilies event in your community? Did you attend a DOL Regional Forum? Either way, we want to hear about it. Click here to tell us about your event.