Watch the full forum here,

44% of households in our community are just one unexpected expense away from financial disaster. Join us for a forum with the United Way and some of their partner organizations for a look at the struggles of the working poor and possible solutions to improve the situation.

Participants in the forum include: Adirondack Foundation, Adirondack Action, Ticonderoga Area Backpack Program, Plattsburgh Housing Authority, North Country Workforce Development Board and Assemblyman Billy Jones.

Airs Friday, November 17th at 8:00, Saturday at 7:00 and Sunday at 10:00 am.

This story is part of our public media partnership with Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America. Major funding is provided by The JPB Foundation. Additional funding is provided by Ford Foundation.”