Upcoming Events for the Week of July 12th

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!

July is:
Events happening throughout July

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.

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

Free Summer Meal Program – Grab-and-Go Meals for Children Ages 18 Years and Under
Ongoing until August 6 (Monday – Friday)
, 12:30pm – 2:30pm: Locations vary
Parents may pick up meals on behalf of their children and no enrollment paperwork is needed to participate. For more information, call (562) 801-4430 or visit Pico-Rivera.org. The following locations will be distributing meals: Presented by the City of Pico Rivera through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program

Summer Play L.A. 2021
Ongoing until August 13
, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Registration open for youth ages 6 to 14 years old.
Presented by City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

Strikes to the Streets: Youth Climate Organizers Take on Wall Street Political Education Series
Ongoing until August 16
, 3:00pm  – 5:00pm
Presented by the Action Center on Race & the Economy (ACRE) and Future Coalition

Free Summer Lunch Program – Grab-and-Go Meals for Youth Ages 18 Years and Under
Ongoing until August 20 (Monday – Friday)
, Times vary: See flyer for locations
Parents may pick up meals on behalf of their children and no enrollment paperwork is needed to participate. For more information, call (310) 412-8750.
Presented by the City of Inglewood through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program

Monday, July 12

Virtual Training: Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Micro Training-of-Trainers (Micro-ToTs) – Area 1: Supporting Social-Emotional Development
Beginning July 12
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Training: Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement
Beginning July 12
, TBA
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Training: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Virtual Training of Trainers
July 12 – 16
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Virtual Workshop
July 12 – 15
, 8:30am – 12:30am
This workshop is eligible for 13 CEUs.
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virgil Village Community Breakfast Event
July 12
, 9:00am (while supplies last): 755 N. Virgil Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
This event is free and open to everyone. Bagels from Courage Bagels, juice from Rick’s Produce Market, hygiene kits and more will be provided.
Presented by Virgil Village, in collaboration with Courage Bagels and Rick’s Produce Market

Virtual Training: Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
July 12, 13 & 14
, 9:30am – 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Walk-Up Food Giveaway Event
July 12
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm (while supplies last): Star View Long Beach BHUCC, 3210 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90807
A limited supply of Similac baby formula, diapers, socks, books, and more will be available.
Presented by Star View Behavioral Health and Seeds of Morning Glory, Inc.

Tuesday, July 13

Free Virtual Legal Assistance Clinic
July 13, by appointment only

This free legal clinic helps with the following family court issues: divorce, paternity, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, legal separation, guardianship, private adoption and domestic violence. Space is limited to receive support please register via phone at (323) 299-9496 ext. 157
Presented by The Unite for Families Pro-Bono Family Law Project, a collaboration between Jenesse Center, Levitt Quinn Family Law Center and area law schools

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
July 13 – 15
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Prevention of Anal Cancer In Persons Living With HIV: How Should We Screen and Will Vaccines Make a Difference?
July 13
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by International Antiviral Society – USA

Human Milk Production Challenges Online Support Group
July 13
, 12:00pm
Presented by Mahmee

Virtual Event: Community Spotlight: World Readers
July 13
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
July 13
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Wednesday, July 14

Virtual Event: ZERO TO THREE and Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC): Resources for Racial Justice
July 14
, 11:00am
Registrants who attend the live webinar, complete a session evaluation, and receive a passing quiz score can earn up to 0.1 CEU or 1 contact hour for this event.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Workshop: Sexual Violence Prevention During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Adapting in an Ever-Changing Landscape
July 14
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect – A ValorUS Project

Virtual Event: Black in NICU #NATALChats
July 14
, 12:00pm
This is a free event will explore ways on how to support Black families at every stage of the NICU journey.
Presented by NATAL and Maternal Mental Health NOW

Save the Date: Immigrant Health Access Task Force Meeting
July 14
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by California Community Foundation

Virtual Event: AAA Girl’s Garage Workshop with Free Resources and Giveaways
July 14
, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
For more information, email publicaffairs4@aaa-calif.com or call (714) 885-2313
Presented by Southern California AAA

Virtual Event: Public Hearings for Los Angeles County Redistricting for Communities of Interest Input – Zone E
July 14
, 7:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Citizens Redistricting Commission (CRC)

Thursday, July 15

Virtual Event: SPEAK UP Ambassador™ Implicit and Explicit Bias LIVE Virtual Education Course
July 15
, 5:30am – 11:30am
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI)

Virtual Event: Stable & Strong Families Training Series – Caring for and Communicating with Children Who Have Experienced Trauma
July 15
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
July 15
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Virtual Workshop: Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for a More Perfect Union
July 15, 22 & 29
, TBA
Presented by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Virtual Training: Core Competencies for CHC Managers & Supervisors at All Levels
July 15 – August 12
, 9:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Northwest Regional Primary Care Association

Virtual Training: Supporting Young Children and Families in the Return to Early Learning Settings
July 15
, 10:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Friday, July 16

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
July 16
, 10:00am
Presented by Health Net

Saturday, July 17

Free Eye Exams and Glasses Event!
July 17
, 9:00am – 4:00pm: St. Bernadette Church, 3825 Don Felipe Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008
To schedule an appointment, please email info@crjw.org or call 1 (818) 980-7714. They will be available to schedule your appointment Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm.
Presented by Center for Restorative Justice Works (CRJW)

Sunday, July 18

Today is the start of EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week (July 18 – 24)!

Free Eye Exams and Glasses Event!
July 18
, 10:00am – 4:00pm: St. Bernadette Church, 3825 Don Felipe Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008
To schedule an appointment, please email info@crjw.org or call 1 (818) 980-7714. They will be available to schedule your appointment Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm.
Presented by C

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