Upcoming Events for the Week of February 15th

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!

February is:
Events happening throughout February

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

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, February 15

Dignity Health Sports Park Vaccination Clinic for Those 65+ Years of Age
February 15 – February 19, By appointment only: Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746
For information about the vaccination clinic and registration steps, please see this flyer.
Presented by Dignity Health Hospitals and Dignity Health Sports Park

Parenting While Black Webinar Series: Let’s Talk About It – How Are “We” Doing?
February 15
, 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Tuesday, February 16

Dignity Health Sports Park Vaccination Clinic for Those 65+ Years of Age
February 15 – February 19, By appointment only: Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746
For information about the vaccination clinic and registration steps, please see this flyer.
Presented by Dignity Health Hospitals and Dignity Health Sports Park

Virtual Event: 2021 WIC National Policy Virtual Conference
February 16 – 19
, 8:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by National WIC Association (NWA), A non-profit education arm and advocacy voice of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Virtual Event: SPEAK UP Champions – Implicit and Explicit Bias Live Virtual Conference
February 16 & 23, 8:30am
If you experience issues with the hyperlink above, type this URL into your internet browser: https://www.perinatalqi.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1359802
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Virtual Training: Advanced Clinical Supervision: An Inclusive Approach to Improving Outcomes
February 16 – 18
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: Choosing Your Attitude: Using Strength-Based Family Assumptions
February 16
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Live Spanish translation will be available.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Trauma, Compassion Fatigue & Secondary Traumatic Stress
February 16
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Event: Metro Conversations: Partnering to Address Food Insecurity
February 16
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Metro in partnership with Antelope Valley Partners for Health, Para Los Niños, and First 5 LA

Free Drive-Thru Food Distribution
February 16
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm: Irving Steam Magnet School, 3010 Estara Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065
Line formation begins at 11:30am. No eligibility requirements. Please wear a mask.
Presented by Manos Que Sobrevivien (Hands that Survive), Los Angeles County Food Bank, and others

Women’s Health & Money Workshop – Living Healthy Affordably
February 16
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Wednesday, February 17

Dignity Health Sports Park Vaccination Clinic for Those 65+ Years of Age
February 15 – February 19, By appointment only: Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746
For information about the vaccination clinic and registration steps, please see this flyer.
Presented by Dignity Health Hospitals and Dignity Health Sports Park

Virtual Event: Pandemics and Policing: On Racism, Adversity, and Health
February 17
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Salud y Dinero de la Mujer: Recibe Consejos Para Mejorar su Salud y Bienestar Financiero Durante una Sesión que no Requiere Cita Previa
February 17
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Para regístrese, contacte Lucia por correo electrónico (murolucia18@gmail.com) o por telefono vía llamada o texto: (657) 205-8818
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Webinar: Emerging Lessons from COVID-19 Response: Race Together for Public Health
February 17
, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by National Network of Public Health Institutes

Webinar: Keeping Kids Safe: Ask the Experts – A Conversation About Boundaries and Consent with Jenny Coleman
February 17
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by National Children’s Advocacy Center and others

Webinar: Uncovering America’s Best-Kept Secret: Family Resource Centers
February 17
, 11:30am – 12:45pm
Presented by National Family Support Network

Webinar: The COVID-19 Vaccine: A Conversation with the Home Visiting Models
February 17
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Webinar: Getting Out of Utility Debt-Arrearage Management Plan (AMP)
February 17
, 1:00pm
Presented by The Utility Reform Network (TURN)

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Guest Speaker Dr. Aswani
February 17, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 412 7693
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Thursday, February 18

Dignity Health Sports Park Vaccination Clinic for Those 65+ Years of Age
February 15 – February 19, By appointment only: Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746
For information about the vaccination clinic and registration steps, please see this flyer.
Presented by Dignity Health Hospitals and Dignity Health Sports Park

Webinar: Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
February 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Women’s Health & Money Workshop – Managing Your Money Matters
February 18
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Circle: Baby Wearing… What’s the Connection?
February 18
, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Presented by CinnaMoms and Kaiser Permanente

Drive-Thru Baby Diaper Giveaway
February 18
, 3:30pm until supplies last: 21815 Pioneer Boulevards, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
Distribution will be on a first-come, first-served basis. No walk-ups will be allowed. Everyone must remain in their vehicles and wear a mask.
Presented by the City of Hawaiian Gardens and LA Food Bank

Kids in the Spotlight: Celebration of Black Youth Storytellers Event
February 18
, 5:00pm
Presented by IndieFlix and Kids In The Spotlight (KITS)

Friday, February 19

Dignity Health Sports Park Vaccination Clinic for Those 65+ Years of Age
February 15 – February 19, By appointment only: Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746
For information about the vaccination clinic and registration steps, please see this flyer.
Presented by Dignity Health Hospitals and Dignity Health Sports Park

Webinar: Supporting Families of Color in the NICU: Lactation and More
February 19
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Mass Vaccination Strategies for Health Centers and Clinics
February 19
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Guest Speaker Dr. Aswani
February 19, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 407 9543
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Webinar: Perinatal Psychiatry Café Conversations Series
February 19
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
An opportunity to discuss difficult patient cases you have encountered or are currently treating in your practice. This live activity qualifies for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (Continuing Medical Education).
Presented by Dignity Health

Webinar: Storytelling in the Time of COVID-19
February 19
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

Saturday, February 20

Returning to Work/School While Breastfeeding Support Group
February 20
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Lydia O. Boyd, Lactation Specialist

Together We Stand: Free Drive-Thru Distribution Event
February 20
, 11:00am – 3:00pm (while supplies last): Vista San Gabriel Elementary, 18020 E. Avenue O, Palmdale, CA 93591
Registration is required. Distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis. Possible distribution items include food, clothing, hygiene, baby, houseware and more.
Presented by Voices of Our Youth and other community partners

Sunday, February 21

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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