webinar series: CONFRONTING A CRISIS

The Midwest Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic


 

COVID-19 & PUBLIC HEALTH: WHERE WE ARE & WHAT'S NEXT

THURSDAY, APRIL 16 | 11 am EDT/10 am CDT
Hosted by the MLC Health & Human Services Committee
contact: Jon Davis

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This webinar provided an overview of the public health impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Midwest, what states have learned, and how state governments can prepare for the future.

AGRICULTURE & RURAL AMERICA: WEATHERING THE COVID-19 STORM

THURSDAY, APRIL 23 | 11 am EDT/10 am CDT
Hosted by the MLC Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
contact: Carolyn Orr

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This webinar examined the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural and rural communities, including how states are responding to the needs of agriculture and the resources available to assist rural businesses.

SCHOOL CLOSURES & E-LEARNING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19
THURSDAY, APRIL 30 | 11 am EDT/10 am CDT
Hosted by the MLC Education Committee
contact: Tim Anderson

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This webinar provided details on the varying types of e-learning plans in place in K-12 schools; explore the potential impacts on student achievement; and examine the policy implications for states, provinces and their legislators.


MAINTAINING STRONG CROSS-BORDER ECONOMIC TIES DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS
THURSDAY, MAY 7 | 11 am EDT/10 am CDT
Hosted by the MLC Midwest-Canada Relations Committee
contact: Ilene Grossman

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This webinar examined the economic impact on states and provinces of the temporary agreement to close the U.S. - Canada border to all but essential trade and workers, and what to expect as the border begins to reopen.


BALANCING CRIMINAL JUSTICE & PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE TIME OF COVID-19
THURSDAY, MAY 14 | 11 am EDT/10 am CDT |
Hosted by the MLC Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee
contact: Mitch Arvidson

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This webinar discussed the state of the Midwest's jails and prisons as they confront the COVID-19 pandemic; specific policy responses; the challenges of re-entry; and the services that should be provided to those being released.

RELIEF & RECOVERY: STRATEGIES TO REBOUND FROM THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN
THURSDAY, MAY 21 | 11 am EDT/10 am CDT
Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee
contact: Laura Tomaka

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This webinar explored the unprecedented impact that COVID-19 is having on the economy and state strategies to move toward recovery.

 

 

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If you have questions about the webinar series please contact the CSG Midwest office.