Upcoming Events for the Week of January 4th

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!

January is:
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

Virtual 8-Week Family-to-Family Education Program
January 2021 (Exact Date & Time: TBA)

For families with a loved one who is living with a mental health illness.
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

Monday, January 4

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Tuesday, January 5

Virtual Training: Lactation Education Specialist Training, Part 1
January 5, 12, 19, February 2, 9, & 16
, 8:30am – 3:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: OSHPD Reporting – Utilizing SIERA
January 5
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Wednesday, January 6

Virtual Event: Literacy Works Open House
January 6
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Training: Families Thrive Virtual: Protective and Promotive Factors to Enhance Thriving for Children, Youth & Families
January 6 – February 10
, 10:00am – 1:30pm
Presented by Youth in Focus

Infant Massage Classes
January 6, 13, 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)

Thursday, January 7

Webinar: NextGen Healthcare UDS Reporting
January 7
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Review of OSHPD Reporting & Instructions
January 7
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Lessons to Have in Your Back Pocket: Last Minute Lesson Ideas
January 7
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Friday, January 8

Webinar: Outpatient Bamlanivimab IV Infusion Therapy
January 8
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Spring 2021 Fatherhood Programm – Registration Deadline Date
January 19 – April 20
*, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
The dates listed above are the program’s start and end date*
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

Saturday, January 9

Virtual Training: Fall 2020 “All Bodies. All Reasons. All Outcomes” Abortion DOULA Training
January 9, 10, 16 & 17
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Trainings are limited to 20 participants, please register by October 16th
Presented by the Los Angeles County African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Prevention Initiative

Awesome Prenatal Breastfeeding Virtual Class
January 9
, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Lydia O. Boyd, Lactation Specialist

Sunday, January 10

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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