Upcoming Events for the Week of April 5th

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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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 5

Distance Learning Parent/Caregiver Survey (English | Spanish | Arabic)
Open until April 7

The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is looking for input from families and guardians across California to learn about their experience with distance learning during the pandemic. The SCOE will use this feedback to develop a guide for educators across the state to help improve online teaching.
The survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete, and closes on April 7, 2021. It is available in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
Presented by the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE)

Community Baby Diapers & Wipes Program
Beginning April 5
, TBA
Free baby diapers and wipes will be supplied to those living in specified Los Angeles County zip codes and meet the qualifications. For more information, call (424) 248-7475 or email kause-losangeles@hotmail.com
Presented by Karing Advocated United for Social Equality (KAUSE)

Children’s Bureau DPSS Presents: Liberty Dental Plan Workshop
April 5
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Children’s Bureau DPSS team

Child Loss Support Group
April 5 – May 24
, TBA
Group sessions are held over the course of 8 weeks and meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
To register, call (562) 429-0075 ext. 2 or email programs@newhopegrief.org
Presented by New Hope Grief Support Community

The Art of Self Care: A Special Series for Parents and Caregivers

April 5, 12, 19, 26 & May 3, 10
; 7:00pm – 8:00pm
This is a 6-week virtual workshop series for parents and caregivers. Registration is required and space is limited.
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Blick Art Materials, and B Yoga

Tuesday, April 6

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual National Forum – Working Together Towards Racial Equity for Children, Families, and Communities
April 6 – 8
, TBA
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Conference: SOPHE 2021dX: Gateway to the Future: Health Education & Promotion for All
April 6 – 9
, TBA
Presented by the Society for Public Health Education

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
April 6
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Paid Family Leave Virtual Training Series
April 6
, 10:30am – 11:30am
This training is for African American parents, healthcare professionals, doulas, faith-based members and allies who provide support and services to Black families in Los Angeles County.
Presented by California Work & Family Coalition, Black Infants & Families of Los Angeles and Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Webinar: Community Health Innovations Series: Engagement Tactics in a Changing World
April 6
, 11:00am
Presented by Northwest Regional Primary Care Association

Webinar: Transportation and Health Access: Where Do We Go From Here?
April 6
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Health Outreach Partners (HOP)

Webinar: Understanding How Latino Families Are Bearing the Brunt of COVID in California. A Discussion with Dr. David Hayes-Bautista, UCLA, Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture
April 6
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
English-Español interpretation will be provided.
Presented by Social Change Institute (SCI) A Social Enterprise of Community Health Councils

Virtual Event: Remembering Visionaries: A Tribute to Betty Bardige, Ann Stadtler, Marlies Zammuto and T. Berry Brazelton
April 6
, 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Wednesday, April 7

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra el COVID-19
April 7
, by appointment: 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 Training: DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
April 7 – 8
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Training: ToP Accelerated Action Planning
April 7
, 9:30am
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living and others

Webinar: A Brain-Based Approach to Accommodating FASD and Other Neurobehavioral Disabilities (Sequential Series)
April 7, 14 & 21
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by the FASD Network of Southern California, in collaboration with Wellnest

Inglewood Basketball Entertainment Center Project Virtual Jobs Information & Resource Fair
April 7
, 10:00am
Presented by AECOM Turner

Webinar: Attachment and Executive Functioning in Virtual Home Visits
April 7
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Webinar: PDA Transcatheter Closure with Dr. Evan Zahn
April 7
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
This webinar qualifies for CECs.
Presented by Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation (PAC/LAC)

Thursday, April 8

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 8
, 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

Webinar: QI Lessons from Implementing Group Prenatal Care
April 8
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: An Integrated Approach: Investing in Whole Person Approaches to Child and Family Well-Being
April 8
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Aunt Bertha (FindHelp.org)

Webinar: Exploring Values and Beliefs Around Parenting
April 8
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Training: Domestic Violence 102 – Domestic Violence Impact on Children
April 8
, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
To register for this training, please email Jasmine Barnes at jasmine@peaceoverviolence.org by April 6th, please include “DV Impact on Children” as the email subject title.
Presented by Peace Over Violence and the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Virtual Event: Libro de Ejercicios para la Ansiedad por Coronavirus
April 8
, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Únase al Eastside Child Abuse Preventuon Council para aprender y practicar herramientas para ayudar a manejar la ansiedad y estrés. ¡Estaremos rifando tarjetas a Food 4 Less!
Para registrarse contractor a Maria Foster al (213) 503-7280.
Presented by Eastside Child Abuse Prevention Council

Virtual Event: Paid Family Leave Virtual Training Series
April 8
, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
This training is for African American parents, healthcare professionals, doulas, faith-based members and allies who provide support and services to Black families in Los Angeles County.
Presented by California Work & Family Coalition, Black Infants & Families of Los Angeles and Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Ask a Lawyer: Renting During COVID
April 8
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Safe & Sacred Pregnancy: Black Mamas Glowing Through COVID-19 Support Group
April 8, 15 & 22
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: Understanding Your Role On A Health Center Governing Board
April 8
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Friday, April 9

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 9
, 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

Save the Date: The 20th Annual Southern California Health Care Symposium: Reinvesting in Our Roots – Driving Innovation for Equity and Justice
April 9
, TBA
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County and the Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers

Webinar: California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Data User Training
April 9
, 10:00am
Presented by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Saturday, April 10

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic/Clínica Gratuita de Vacunación Contra la COVID-19
April 10
, by appointment: East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez (Lot 3), Monterey Park, CA 91754 (Lot 3)
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 11

Save the Date: Black Maternal Health Week and Virtual Conference
April 11 – 17
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Virtual Event: 2021 AAP Advocacy Conference with Plenary Speaker – Stacey Abrams
April 11 – 13
, TBA
Presented by American Academy of Pediatrics

Virtual Event: 39th Annual Virtual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference – Connectedness, Resilience, and Persistence Virtual Conference
April 11 – 14
, TBA
Presented by National Indian Child Welfare Association

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