Sharing Black workers’ expertise on issues of unemployment, underemployment, and unemployment compensation in Washington, D.C. before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I will sit back and brace myself for what is to come.”

- Diego

Read Diego's Story

“That is the power of the Universe - the ability to see what I could not see.”

- Alicia

"If it wasn’t for mutual aid support I don’t know where I would be."

- Leonard

Read Leonard's Story

"There’s so much that’s uncertain about life right now."

- B.J.

Your story can help elevate Black workers’ expertise on issues of unemployment before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Share with us who you are, what experiences you have had navigating unemployment and underemployment, and how you and your loved ones have been affected. Your insight and advice for others is most welcome.

We will contact you upon receipt of your story submission to discuss what, if any, details are shared publicly within this campaign, and the uses for which you consent.