Upcoming Events for the Week of April 26th

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:

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

April is:
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 26

Today is the start of Every Kid Healthy Week (April 26 – 30) & Patient Experience Week (April 26 – 30)!

Supporting Community-Based Organizations to Increase Vaccination Coverage Across Different Racial and Ethnic Adult Populations Currently Experiencing Disparities
Applications must be submitted by April 26
, 5:00pm
Presented by Urban Institute

Virtual Program: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training of Trainers
April 26 – 30
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Work Ready 6-Week Program to Enhance Job-Readiness
April 26 – June 4
, TBA
Presented by Los Angeles County Library

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Your Teen and Substance Use
April 26
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Antelope Valley Wellness Community, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the CORE Center

Webinar: The American Rescue Plan and Cash Assistance for Families that Include Immigrants
April 26
, 1:00pm
Presented by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Webinar: Parenting While Black Webinar Series: Embracing the Brilliance and Resilience in Black Families
April 26
, 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Tuesday, April 27

Virtual Event: 9th National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence
April 27
– 30, TBA
Presented by Futures Without Violence

Virtual Workshop: Promoting First Relationships®  Learner
April 27 – 30
, 8:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
April 27
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Training: 2021 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – BOOSTER
April 27
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: Being Present with Families
April 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Welcome Baby Virtual Information Session
April 27
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
This virtual event is for all L.A. County families who are expecting. You can also register for this event by calling (213) 342-3127 or emailing mchawelcomebaby@gmail.com.
Presented by the Welcome Baby program at Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Virtual Event: Welcome Baby: Free Virtual Event
April 27
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
L.A. County families who are expecting and plan to deliver at Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center or MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach are invited to join. There will be games, information about community resources and prenatal and postpartum support.
Presented by the Welcome Baby Programs at Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Virtual Event: Let’s Connect: Questions and Conversations Around Preventing Sexual Harassment in Virtual, At-Home Workspaces and Educational Settings
April 27
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
April 27
, 12:00pm
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: Stakeholders Meeting on Homeless Services in Service Planning Area 6 (SPA 6)
April 27
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by SPA 6 Coordinated Entry System

Wednesday, April 28

Today is Denim Day (April 28)!

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 28
, by appointment: San Fernando Swap Meet, 585 Glenoaks Boulevard, San Fernando, CA 91340
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) 438-5497.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Save the Date: The Hidden Biases of Good People
April 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Training Institute on Race and Equity, in partnership with California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Event: Intentional Black Fatherhood Engagement
April 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
To register, please email Laurel Murray at LMurray@labestbabies.org. This event will be capped at 100 participants.  
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Recognizing and Responding to an Overdose Using Naloxone
April 28
, 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

What Anti-Asian Hate Means for Mental Health, Safety and Justice
April 28
, 11:00am
Presented by USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Webinar: The Legacy of the Early Years
April 28
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO to THREE

Virtual Event: Stop Food Waste: Driving Awareness to Fight Food Waste
April 28
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Food Tank and Compass Group

Webinar: Uprooting the Structural Drivers of Health Inequity: Policy Solutions to Address Systemic Racism in Education
April 28
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by ChangeLab Solutions

Webinar: Learning to Listen 2021: Listening to Transgender Children, Transforming Ourselves
April 28
, 12:00pm
Simultaneous Spanish language translation will be offered.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: DVHSC All-Member Meeting
April 28
, 1:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Regional Coordination

Virtual Event: Conversación Comunitaria: Terremotos (Spanish Session)
April 28
, 1:00pm
Presented by American Red Cross – Los Angeles Region

Webinar: PPS Change in Scope of Service Requests (CSOSRs): Considerations & Strategies
April 28
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force General Meetings
April 28
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
For more information please email Cindy Young at cyoung@breastfeedla.org
Presented by Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Community Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccines: Latinx Community (Spanish Session)
April 28
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai, in collaboration with Para Los Niños

Thursday, April 29

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 29
, Times vary*: Los Angeles City College (Lot 1), 4100 Marathon St., Los Angeles, CA 90029
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) 428-1457.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Virtual Event: Conversation Circle: An Exploration of Anti-Asian Racism in the US
April 29
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by HER Health Collective

The Pathway to a Green Card and Tax Compliance
April 29
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Koreatown Youth & Community Center and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

Webinar: Educating About Cervical Cancer Screening Amid the Pandemic
April 29
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: LitWorks Reading Group Discussion
April 29
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Community Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccines: Black Community
April 29
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Urban League and 88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ

Friday, April 30

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 30
, by appointment: Los Angeles Southwest College, 1600 W. Imperial Hwy ((Western Gate – Parking Lot 3), Los Angeles, CA 90047
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) 330-3130.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Virtual Event: Advances in Autism 2021 Live Virtual Learning
April 30
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART)

Virtual Event: 2021 Perinatal Mental Health Conference for Black Birth Workers, Clinicians & Providers
April 30, May 7, 14, & 21
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
This conference is offered to Black birth workers and those working or serving clients in the Los Angeles County area. For those who do not meet the criteria to attend live, a recording of the full conference will be available to purchase for $199 once the conference is over. If you are interested in purchasing the recording once available, please sign up for an email notification here. For questions, contact Erin Sricharoon at erin@maternalmentalhealthnow.org.
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Facebook Live Event: Día de los Libros Story Time
April 30
, 10:00am – 10:45am
With special guests, including California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
Presented by First 5 Association of California and California State Library

Saturday, May 1

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
May 1
, by appointment: Los Angeles Christian Presbyterian Church, 2241 N. Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90032
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) 294-2840.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center, in partnership with USC Pharmacy

Healthy Kids Day
May 1
, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA, 2900 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
There will be activities for the whole family. Free backpacks, toys, and books will also be given to families while supplies last.
Presented by Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA in collaboration with other community partners

Sunday, May 2

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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