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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.

SNAP Employment and Training: Optimizing Partnerships to Boost Economic Security

Every state operates a SNAP Employment and Training Program with broad flexibility to provide supportive services like employability assessments, training, transportation and child care. SNAP E&T pairs nutrition support with developing the skills participants will need to achieve economic self-sufficiency and contribute to workforce demands. The innovative partnerships states have with community-based organizations, community colleges, employers and others are vital for the delivery of services to program participants. Dive into the opportunities state legislatures have to strengthen family and child well-being through workforce development and supportive services that meet the needs of today’s economy.


  • Denise Harlow, chief executive officer, the National Community Action Partnership
  • José Miranda, director of government relations, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)
  • Susan O’Callaghan, senior consultant, Seattle Jobs Initiative
  • Casey Pheiffer, policy director, for Center for Employment Opportunities