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Webinars & Presentations

Below are resources related to past NWLC webinars, conference calls and other presentations. Please see our list of upcoming calls & webinars.


Tax Credits Outreach: Tips and Tools for Advocates

November 07, 2014


This webinar provides advocates with:
  • Free outreach materials 
  • Information to help you connect with local coalitions 
  • Ways to find free tax preparation services in your community 
  • Some successful techniques for spreading the word about tax credit

Tax Credits: What Working Families Need to Know

October 17, 2014

Tax Credits: What Working Families Need to Know, October 16, 2014

What the Supreme Court’s Windsor Decision Means for You: Taxes and Social Security

October 10, 2014

This webinar focuses on the changes that the IRS and the Social Security Administration have implemented since the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision striking down portions of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  If you’re a legally married same-sex couple, what do these changes mean for you?  What’s new or different about filing your taxes, or claiming Social Security?  

Taxes Are a Children’s Issue

October 08, 2014

On October 2, 2014 National Women's Law Center participated in a webinar hosted by the Children's Leadership Council, Taxes are a Children's Issue.  Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security, presented on the importance of raising tax revenues to support investments in children.

Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 Audio Conference

October 06, 2014

This conference call explained the current status of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) reauthorization process and the specific provisions of the CCDBG reauthorization bill that passed the House of Representatives in September 2014.

Featured speakers included: 

Making QRIS Work in Low-Income Communities

September 30, 2014

In this webinar, speakers share their experiences and challenges as well as strategies for overcoming these challenges regarding their state’s QRIS so that families in low-income communities have access to high-quality early learning opportunities.

Implementing Prekindergarten Expansion in New York City and Michigan

July 22, 2014

This conference call addressed challenges and opportunities in PreK implementation, including recruitment of providers in school- and community-based settings, new quality standards, outreach to families and meeting the needs of working families. 

The Affordable Care Act’s Birth Control and Breastfeeding Benefits: What Every Nurse-Midwife Should Know

June 26, 2014

This webinar, co-sponsored by the National Women’s Law Center and American College of Nurse-Midwives, gives nurse-midwives an in-depth understanding of the ACA’s birth control coverage requirement and the breastfeeding support, supplies, and counseling coverage requirement.  NWLC  provides  tools to help patients who are not getting the coverage required by the health care law.

Getting our Toes Wet: Learning the Basics of Election Engagement

June 17, 2014

This conference call included tips for advocates about how to engage elected officials around early learning during the 2014 election cycle. 

When Should I Take Social Security?

May 15, 2014

This webinar provides tips on how and when to take Social Security, what benefits you are entitled to as the spouse, widow(ers) and divorced spouse of a worker, why Social Security is important to Latinos, and why it pays to wait to receive Social Security benefits.