Upcoming Events for the Week of January 18th

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!

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Events happening throughout January

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, January 18

Free 4-Week Virtual Tutoring Program
January 18 – February 11
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
This 4-week program will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Only 50 slots are available. For more information, please email nomindleftbehind@imamovement.org
Presented by I’m a Movement Not a Monument

Tuesday, January 19

Zero Cost COVID-19 Testing
January 19
, 8:30am – 12:00pm: Anderson Munger Family YMCA, 4301 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020
No appointment necessary. Walk-ups are welcome. All are required to fill out this intake form before getting tested. Please bring valid identification. All who are insured will need to provide proof of insurance.
Presented by Anderson Munger Family YMCA, in partnership with Central Neighborhood Health Foundation

Webinar: NextGen Healthcare UDS Reporting
January 19
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Celebrating the Presidential Inauguration with MLK Day of Service Food Distribution Drive-Thru Event*
January 19
, 11:00am: John Anson Ford Park, 8000 Park Lane, Bell Gardens, CA 90201
*Must be a Bell Gardens resident, proof of residency is required. No walk-ups will be allowed. Distribution is first come, first served while supplies last. For more information, please call (562) 806-7650.
Presented by the City of Bell Gardens and other community partners

Virtual Event: Social Determinants of Health Screening Learning Collaborative
January 19, February 2, 16, & March 2
,11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Health Outreach Partners

Virtual Event: National Day of Racial Healing 2021 – Heal Our Communities
January 19
, 12:00pm – 1:40pm
Presented by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Webinar: California Immunization Registry (CAIR2) Requirements, Work Flows, And Strategies For CHCs
January 19
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Free Flu Shot Clinic
January 19
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm: Verdugo Activity Center, 241 West Verdugo Avenue, Burbank, CA 91502
To receive the flu shot, please call (818) 847-3860 to schedule an appointment.
Presented by Providence Community Health – San Fernando Valley

COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall/Reunión Virtual Acerca de la Vacuna del COVID-19
January 19, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
You can submit your questions here: tinyurl.com/ASKCOVIDTOWNHALL
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Compton Home Buyer & Home Rehab Loan Program Community Information Meeting via Zoom
January 19
, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Presented by Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County

Spring 2021 Fatherhood Program
January 19 – April 20
, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
This is a 12-week virtual program focused on men/fathers/father figures, their families, and communities. Sessions will be held once a week via Zoom on Tuesday evenings. The last day to register for this program is on Friday, January 8, 2021 by 5:00pm.
For more information or questions, please contact Luis Mendoza at (323) 526-5819 ext. 113 or via email at lmendoza@elawc.org
Presented by the East Los Angeles Women’s Center

Wednesday, January 20

Free Mammogram Screening
January 20
, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Anderson Munger Family YMCA, 4301 W 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020
No appointment required, walk-ins are welcome.
Presented by Anderson Munger Family YMCA, in partnership with Alinea Medical Imaging

Webinar: Evaluación en Visitas Virtuales
January 20
, 12:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Virtual Event: Conversación Comunitaria: Cómo Apoyar a los Adultos Mayores
January 20
, 1:00pm
Presented by American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Webinar: Grant Opportunity for California CBOs to Address Underlying Inequities in the Social Determinants of Health that Lead to Inequitable COVID-19 Impacts
January 20
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
The deadline to submit an application is March 2nd at 5:00pm. For more information on the COVID-19 Health Equity Pilot Projects, click here.
Presented by the California Department of Public Health

Infant Massage Classes
January 20 & 27
, 5:30pm
All participants that complete the full series will receive a certificate and a gift. For more information or questions, contact LaRiesha Floyd at (661) 789-1200, ext. 4631
Presented by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Foreclosure Prevention Virtual Workshop
January 20
, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County

Thursday, January 21

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

Webinar: Being Present with Families
January 21
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce
Virtual Event: MCHA Virtual Meeting – Multiforum Advocacy Solutions, 2021 State Budget Review for Health
January 21
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Virtual Event: SLA/SB AAIMM CAT Meeting – Featuring Information on Equity, Racial Healing and Trauma and Earned Income Tax Credit
January 21
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Webinar: Honoring Each Person’s Experience to Support Mental Health
January 21
, 11:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Back to Basics: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence
January 21
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
This webinar will be presented in English with live Spanish interpretation.
Presented by PreventConnect – A National Project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Webinar: Using Lessons From 2020 to Bolster Adult Literacy Programs in 2021
January 21
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Free Food Distribution
January 21
, 2:00pm: 2851 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach, CA 90810
First come, first served. Walk ups only. Please line up 6 feet apart on Columbia Avenue no earlier than 1:30pm.
Armada Unified and Grow2Zero Farms

Virtual Event: Antelope Valley African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Prevention Initiative Community Action Team Convening
January 21
, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Presented by the Antelope Valley African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Virtual Event: Best Start Compton/East Compton Local Council Meeting
January 21
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Best Start Compton/East Compton

Free Flu Shot Clinic
January 21
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm: Vaughn Family and Community Center Room #2, 11201 Herrick Avenue, Pacoima, CA 91331
To receive the flu shot, please call (818) 847-3860 to schedule an appointment.
Presented by Providence Community Health – San Fernando Valley

Friday, January 22

Webinar: Modern Redlining: Recognizing Impact of Digital Redlining and Implicit Bias during the COVID-19 Pandemic
January 22
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Health Equity Initiative (HEI)

Webinar: Estimating Essential Elements for Community-Level Prevention Strategies
January 22
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect – A National Project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Saturday, January 23

LSP Conservatorship Mentoring: Learning about the California Involuntary Mental Health Treatment Process
January 23
, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
See the event flyer here.
Presented by NAMI Urban Los Angeles

Sunday, January 24

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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