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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

USDA Briefing on New Tools to Combat Summer Hunger

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Senior Advisor for External Engagement Alberto González and FNS staff briefed NCSL members on two new tools to fight child hunger when schools are closed for the summer: the non-congregate summer meal option for rural communities and the Summer EBT program. The briefing covered updates on these new options, including recent federal guidance, and how state legislatures can support successful implementation to better meet the nutritional needs of children during the summer months.

A Decade of Opportunity: Meeting the Complex Needs of Youth Exiting Foster Care

This webinar was held with NCSL Child Welfare Fellows and NCSL Youth Homelessness Fellows. The session features a presentation from Todd Lloyd of the Annie E. Casey Foundation on the needs, challenges, and opportunities facing transition-age youth, and how state policy can impact outcomes. In addition, two state legislators discussed how they came together to pass legislation supporting transition-age youth in Arkansas.

Legislative Research Librarians - Records Retention Information Sharing Call

Legislative librarians and library staff discuss several important questions related to records management and retention! We also intend to explore how collaboration platforms like Teams fit into the records management landscape, particularly regarding channels, chats, and policies that ensure records taken off-site for remote work are properly accounted for.

Produced by: LRL

Legislative Research Librarians - Mason’s Manual Webinar

Hear from the 2030 Mason’s Manual Commission about Mason’s Manual, how to access and best practices for conducting research! Everyone is encouraged to come with questions or case studies and be prepared to share your own ideas, experiences and tips with your peers. Here are the designated topics to be covered.

Produced by: LRL

Two Ways Not to Use Regression Analysis

This session will include a brief introduction to regression analysis, concerns with using regression for making retroactive causal claims and for prediction, and a brief summary of when to use regression.

Produced by: NLPES