Upcoming Events for the Week of December 20th

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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December is:
Events happening throughout December

LA County Winter Programs: Sports, Recreation, Aquatics and More!
Dates and times vary

LA County parks are offering a range of activities and programs for the whole family this winter! For more information, please visit parks.lacounty.gov or call (626) 588-5364.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Check-In with Your Mental Health Focus Groups
Recruiting participants
This opportunity is open to youth 14-17 years old who identify as Black/African-American, Latinx, or Multi-Racial and live and attend high school in South LA. For more information, email ypar.southLA@gmail.com or call (323) 357-3454.
Presented by Charles R. Drew University

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment
Enroll before December 31 to receive the maximum benefit
Provides low-income households a temporary discount of up to $50 per month on internet bills, as well as a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a device from a participating provider. See if your household fits into any eligible categories. Families should apply immediately, as this program ends when all funds are depleted.
This information is also available in Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Presented by Universal Service Administrative Co., with oversight from the FCC

Free or Low-Cost Internet for Students
Visit GetConnectedLosAngeles.lacity.org or call 3-1-1 to learn about available options.
Presented by the City of L.A.

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Free COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone age 12 and over, regardless of health insurance and immigration status, at dozens of locations across L.A. County. Many of the vaccination sites are open late and on weekends. Some don’t require an appointment. Click here or visit VaccinateLACounty.com to find a location near you. Also see California’s Vax for the Win program for $50 gift cards and tickets to Six Flags … just for protecting yourself and your loved ones from a potentially deadly virus.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

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.

Monday, December 20

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
December 20
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Free Mental Health First Aid Training via Zoom
December 20
, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Participants will receive a certificate of completion. For questions, please contact Yasmin Irfani at yasmin.irfani@namisfv.org.
Presented by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Fernando Valley

Lifeguard Ready Training Program Information Session
December 20
, 12:30pm
This webinar will share information about the program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and meet the trainers from various pool sites. To learn more, click here.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Free Online Breastfeeding Support for African American Families
December 20
, 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby & The Children’s Collective Inc.’s Black Infant Health Program

Diaper & Wipes Giveaway
December 20
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Jefferson Elementary School, 10322 Condon Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90304
Registration is required.
Presented by Westside Infant-Family Network (WIN)

Nutrition Telehealth Class (English)
December 20
, 3:00pm
For additional information and questions, please contact Denise Torres at (818) 898-1388, ext. 42053.
Presented by Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Tuesday, December 21

Webinar: How to Navigate Breastfeeding Support with Partners
December 21
, 7:00am
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
December 21
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 1:  El Padre Activo
21 de deciembre
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Presented by Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Wednesday, December 22

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
December 22
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Alimentación Sana, Vida Activa (Clase de Telemedicina)
22 de diciembre
, 3:00pm
Para más información, por favor contacte a Denise Torres a (818) 898-1388, ext. 42053.
Presentado por Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Lifeguard Ready Training Program Information Session
December 22
, 6:00pm
This webinar will share information about the program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and meet the trainers from various pool sites. To learn more, click here.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Thursday, December 23

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Friday, December 24

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Saturday, December 25

We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 26

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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