Upcoming Events for the Week of April 19th

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re making updates as we learn about them, but we recommend contacting organizers before registering for in-person events.

For updated information and resources for home visitors, visit our COVID-19 page. From all of us at LABBN, we wish you and yours good health during these challenging times.

Here is a roundup of this week’s conferences, webinars, and trainings for home visitors and others who work with pregnant women and families with little ones. Also included: events around L.A. County that you can share with the families you serve. Want to look further into the future? See the comprehensive lists we update weekly for:

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Events happening throughout April

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for LA County Residents
Open Registration
, 8:00am – 8:00pm
See the website for information on which groups are currently being vaccinated. No Internet access? Call (833) 540-0473 for assistance with appointments Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 8:30pm.
Presented by County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Nurturing Parenting Classes
Wednesdays (March 3 – May 12, 2021)
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This class is to help you and your family learn about a child’s developmental milestones, self-awareness, and positive forms of reinforcement. There is a total of 11 sessions that take place once a week on Wednesdays. All sessions are in English only and open to all zip codes. For registration information, please call Victoria at (213) 590-2457 or Jasmine at (323) 397-5798.
Presented by Children’s Bureau

Early Childhood and Family Engagement Events
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library:

For more information on the events hosted, please refer to this calendar.

Webinar: Caring for the Breastfeeding Dyad and Yourself During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Every Wednesday
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
This weekly webinar was created as a safe place for lactation professionals to gather. There will be a new speaker/topic each week to provide current information on guidelines and recommendations.
Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

Monday, April 19

Virtual Event: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) 18-Month Implementation Level Initial Training
April 19, 20, 21, 26 & 27
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
All potential candidates should review the CPP minimum training requirements and fill out the registration form. For specific questions regarding this training opportunity, please contact CPP Trainer Dr. Maricella Mendez-Sherwin at mendezsherwin1@gmail.com
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Relapse Prevention and Healthy Coping
April 19
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Antelope Valley Wellness Community, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the CORE Center

Webinar: Vaccine Confidence Request for Proposals Q&A
April 19
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This webinar is to answer prospective applicant questions related to the new funding and technical assistance opportunity available for 20 community-based organizations (CBOs) to increase vaccine confidence and uptake for adults in racial and ethnic communities currently experiencing disparities.
Presented by Urban Institute

Virtual Event: Black Maternal Health Week: Amplify Black Birthing Experiences. A Conversation with Kimberly Seals Allers and Mashariki Kudumu
April 19
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
This event will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook.
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library

Webinar: Public Webinar to Review Draft FY 2021-22 Measure H Funding Recommendations
April 19
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Measure H Strategy Leads and Homeless Initiative Team

Webinar: IBCLC Requirements & Pathways Explained in Detail
April 19
, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Tuesday, April 20

Webinar: Case Study: Successful COVID-19 Messaging in Rural Communities
April 20
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual Sugary Drink Summit
April 20 – 22
, 10:00am
Presented by Center for Science in the Public Interest

Virtual Training: Domestic Violence 102: Legal Remedies for Victims of Domestic Violence
April 20
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
To RSVP, email Jennifer Watanasutisas at jennifer@peaceoverviolence.org by Monday, April 19, 2021. Please include “Legal Remedies” in the email subject line.
Presented by Peace Over Violence

Black Mama-To-Be Swag Bag Social Series – Spotlight on Birth Workers
April 20
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
This virtual event will provide attendees with information and resources for pregnant and parenting Black women in the Long Beach area and surrounding communities. All attendees will receive a complimentary swag bag and will be eligible for giveaways and opportunity drawings.
Presented by Long Beach Black Infant Health  

Courageous Conversations: “First Foods” and Race, Past, Present and Future: A Conversation Inspired by the Book “Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race and Injustice”
April 20
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Participants are encourages to read Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race and Injustice before the event and submit questions for the panelists to Erin Sricharoon at erin@maternalmentalheatlhnow.org
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Wednesday, April 21

Today is Digital Advocacy Day (April 21)!

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 21
, by appointment: Palmdale Transportation Center, 39000 Clock Tower Plaza Drive East, Palmdale, CA 93550
An appointment is required. This clinic is only available for people who are currently eligible under the state guidelines. For more information, please call (909) 620-1661.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
April 21
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Infancy, Childhood, And Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment (Updated Form)
April 21
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Recognizing and Responding to an Overdose Using Naloxone
April 21
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Participants will receive a naloxone kit.
Presented by the Antelope Valley Wellness Community, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the CORE Center

Free Legal Clinic for Veterans to Help With Clearing Outstanding Tickets, Warrants and Criminal Records
April 21
, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration is required. To register for this event, call (213) 896-6537 or email inquiries-veterans@lacba.org
Presented by LACBA Veteran Legal Services Project

Thursday, April 22

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 22
, by appointment: Palmdale Transportation Center, 39000 Clock Tower Plaza Drive East, Palmdale, CA 93550
An appointment is required. This clinic is only available for people who are currently eligible under the state guidelines. For more information, please call (213) 438-5580.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

2021 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference
April 22
, 8:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by State of Reform

Save the Date: 7th Annual Community Symposium – COVID: Coming Out Victorious in Spite of Disparities
April 22 – 23
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by The Lundquist Institute and UCLA CTSI

Virtual Event: Telehealth Delivery of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with Hispanic Youth Before and During COVID-19
April 22
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health Disorders Impacts on Infant & Child Development
April 22
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Save the Date: Virtual Release of the State of Babies Yearbook: 2021
April 22
, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: Caring for Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Workshop – Delivering Inclusive Care
April 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Women’s Health Collaborative

Webinar: Infertility to Pregnancy and Postpartum: Mastering Mental Health
April 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Training: Domestic Violence 102: Domestic Violence and Safety
April 22
, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
To RSVP, email Jennifer Watanasutisas at jennifer@peaceoverviolence.org by Monday, April 19, 2021. Please include “DV & Safety” in the email subject line.
Presented by Peace Over Violence

Virtual Event: Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook
April 22
, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Participants will learn and practice tools to help manage anxiety and stress. They will also be raffling Food 4 Less gift cards.
To register via phone, call Maria at (213) 503-7280.
Presented by Eastside Child Abuse Prevention Council

Virtual Event: Best Start Compton/East Compton Local Council Meeting/Reunion del Consejo Local
April 22
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Best Start Compton/East Compton

Ask a Lawyer: Renting During COVID
April 22
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Friday, April 23

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 23
, by appointment: Lynwood City Hall, 11330 Bullis Road, Lynwood, CA 90262
An appointment is required. This clinic is only available for people who are currently eligible under the state guidelines. For more information, please call (310) 661-3000.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Backpack Giveaway
April 23
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm: Lemon Grove Park, 4959 Lemon Grove Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
To receive a backpack, youth must be 10-17 years old and present at the event.
Presented by El Centro del Pueblo

Saturday, April 24

Today is World Meningitis Day (April 24) and the start of World Immunization Week (April 24 – 30) and National Infant Immunization Week (April 24 – May 1)!

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 24
, by appointment: East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez (Lot 3), Monterey Park, CA 91754
An appointment is required. This clinic is only available for people who are currently eligible under the state guidelines. For more information, please call (213) 438-5570.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Sunday, April 25

We don’t know of any events happening today!

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