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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.

Human Services

State and Local Housing Policy Changes: Challenges, Opportunities and Polling Results

This first session of a three-part webinar series featured a presentation from Tushar Kansal and Gabe Kravitz of Pew Charitable Trusts. They illustrated key opportunities and successes related to housing supply and affordability, as well as the policies legislators have explored to address a variety of housing needs. 

Housing Policy In Action – Montana & Washington

In this second webinar of a three-part series, two legislators discuss bipartisan efforts in their states to increase housing supply and expand housing opportunities for their constituents. 

2023-24 State Policy Housing Trends

Learn about 2023-24 legislative trends in housing policy and examples of legislation from a variety of states in this final webinar of a three-part series. Topics covered include transit- and commerce-oriented developments, accessory dwelling units, investor-owned residential properties and building codes. 

Basic Needs for Postsecondary Education

College completion rates are well below state policymakers’ goals, especially for adult learners and low-income students. These students often struggle to complete education and training programs due to unmet basic needs, such as stable housing, adequate food and suitable child care for their children. In this webinar, NCSL staff will discuss college completion strategies that address students’ basic needs and learn from the experiences of three states.

Forecasting Safety-Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare Assessment

Join us as we discuss the promise and challenges of using predictive analytics to reduce child welfare involvement and bolster the child welfare workforce. You’ll hear from states who are already using this technology and learn about policy options for state lawmakers to safeguard against bias.