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2023 Legislative Summit Livestreaming

Watch livestreams from the Legislative Summit in Indianapolis, Aug. 14-16, courtesy of the Ohio Channel.

Election Perspectives from Across the Spectrum
Monday, Aug. 14 | 10:30-11:45 a.m ET
Partisans from across the political spectrum agree: elections are vital. It’s on the finer points that they might differ—at least a little. Hear four perspectives on recommendations for election administration topics ranging from voter registration list maintenance to mail voting and post-election audits. They may be more aligned than you think!
State Solutions to the Broadband Challenge
Monday, Aug. 14 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. ET
Come join this roundtable discussion on what states have done with their broadband funds from the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program. How are states utilizing their state broadband offices, what lessons have been learned and what remains to be done?
The Victory of Retreat: George Washington and the Art of Leadership
Monday, Aug. 14 | 2:45-3:45 p.m. ET
As a general and a president, George Washington’s most brilliant moments often came from a deep understanding of what was at stake, the concerns of those around him and a willingness to sacrifice for the greater good. Come learn about these moments in Washington’s life to better understand how a good retreat can ultimately be crucial to a leader's overall success.
Thinking Beyond Neurons and Neighborhoods: New Science for Early Childhood Policy
Tuesday, Aug. 15 | 10:30-11:45 a.m ET
The landmark book "From Neurons to Neighborhoods" has significantly influenced early childhood policy since its release in 2000. But the science of early childhood development continues to evolve. Join Dr. Jack Shonkoff, a leader in this field, as he shares an expanded framework for connecting science to policy and practice.
Cultivating Your Craft: Five Secrets of an Effective Staffer
Tuesday, Aug. 15 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. ET
Legislative work, as any staffer knows well, is tough. Public service is rewarding, but legislatures are unique and demanding workplaces, and it takes time to understand how to navigate them successfully. Join us to learn and explore ways to apply five key principles that can help make you the best staffer you can be.
Leadership Lessons from "Hamilton"
Tuesday, Aug. 15 | 2:45-3:45 p.m. ET
The musical, "Hamilton," has much to say about effective leadership in challenging times. Join us to unpack the key takeaways from the Broadway show and apply them to your legislative life. Learn how your leadership practice can embody the central "Hamilton" ideal: “There’s a million things I haven’t done, just you wait.”
Homelessness: A Housing Supply Problem
Tuesday, Aug. 15 | 4-5 p.m. ET
A substantial lack of housing priced for low- and middle-income households is a key driver of homelessness in cities and small towns across the country. Learn about the new federal strategic plan to reduce homelessness by 25% by 2025 and state policy opportunities to measurably end homelessness.
Will You Let Me Fix This Thing?
Wednesday, Aug. 16 | 11:00-12:00 p.m. ET
Digital devices, wheelchairs, cars and farm equipment are getting more technologically sophisticated. When the equipment breaks down, can consumers fix the device themselves, or do they have turn to the manufacturer? Come learn about state legislative efforts to help keep those machines and manufacturers working.
The Long and Short from the Supreme Court
Wednesday, Aug. 16 | 1:45-3:00 p.m. ET
In the most recent term, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a pile of cases on issues that impact state legislatures, including the independent state legislatures theory, redistricting, student debt and affirmative action. And there's more excitement to come! Join us as we dive into these issues and more!

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