Share Your Story

Millions are without work. Are you one of them?

We want to hear from you.

Submit Your Own Video. Help us give a face to the Unemployed Nation by telling us your story via YouTube. Click here for more details.

Write to Us. Use the form below to contact us with your experiences.

Submit Your Own Video.

Taking a cue from the groundbreaking It Gets Better Project, we are inviting unemployed people across the nation to submit their stories, giving a face to the joblessness crisis in the United States.

Instructions

  1. Create a YouTube/Google Account. To upload your video, you will need a YouTube/Google Account. Click here to create a YouTube account.
  2. Title and tag your video. Use the title "Unemployed Nation" and include your name and location. For example, "Unemployed Nation: Sarah in Des Moines". Use tags to describe your video so that other people can find it, such as "unemployed electrician Boston" or "laid off barista Madison Wisconsin".  
  3. Send us your video. Send us a link to your YouTube video in the form below, or at unemploy@uw.edu .

We will share your video on our YouTube Channel and the Unemployed Nation website.

Write to Us.

How long have you been out of work? How has being unemployed affected you and your family? Write to us using the contact form below.