Upcoming Events for the Week of July 19th

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.

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

Parks After Dark – Fun for the Whole Family!
Ongoing until August 6 (every Friday and select Saturdays)
: Offered at 33 L.A. County parks
This is a free community program. Parks will be hosting Friday night movies, arts and health workshops, and Saturday night concerts. Click the link above to find the detailed schedule of programs for a park in your local area.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation in partnership with others

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 19

Today is the start of National Youth Sports Week (July 19 – 23) and Black Maternal Mental Health Week (July 19 – 25)!

Virtual Training: Mastering the Art of Mother and Baby Care – Heart & Hand Postpartum Doula Training & Certification
July 19, 20, 26 & 27
, 9:00am – 2:30pm
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

Tuesday, July 20

Virtual Event: The International Conference on Group B Strep (ICGBS) 2021
July 20 – 22
Registration is complimentary.
Presented by Group B Strep International

CCNP Diaper Event
July 20
, (by appointment only): 501 S. Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Registration is required. To make an appointment, call (213) 482-8618. You must be an LA City resident and provide proof of income to register.
Presented by Los Angeles Central City Neighborhood Partners

Webinar: Breastfeeding Fundamentals & the Workplace
July 20
, 7:00am
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Health Promotion Interweaving; Designing Health Promotion Interventions in Context via Youth Voice and Community Partnerships
July 20
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by The University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston School of Health and Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living

Webinar: Trauma & Healing When Working with Adults & Children: The Developmental-Relational Perspective
July 20
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Part of the webinar series Beyond Trauma-Informed Care: A Developmental-Relational Framework for Engaging Adults and Children in Healing and Resilience
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Health Affairs Briefing on Border Health and Immigrant Health –  Immigrant Health: Evidence & Policy Issues
July 20
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Health Care Foundation

Webinar: Lessons for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Innovation Projects: Highlights from OPA’s Innovation Accelerators
July 20
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Reproductive Health National Training Center

Postpartum Emotional Support Group
July 20
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Mahmee

Public Hearings for Los Angeles County Redistricting for Communities of Interest Input – Zone C
July 20
, 7:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Citizens Redistricting Commission (CRC)

Wednesday, July 21

Webinar: Pulitzer Spotlight: Policing in the Era of Big Data
July 21
, 8:00am – 9:00am
Presented by USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Salud y Dinero de la Mujer: Cominedo saludable y vida activa con un presupuesto
July 21
, 9:00am – 9:40am
Se sorteará una tarjeta de ragalo de $15 a los asistentes. Para mas informacion, contactar a Irma Radillo, Irma.Radillo@commonspirit.org o (213) 742-5838.
Identificación de la junta: 970 1887 5875
Contraseña: 435429
Presentado por Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center y Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
July 21
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
For questions, email Elizabeth Ceja at eceja@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division (CWD)

Salud y Dinero de la Mujer: Administración del dinero y planificación financiera
July 21
, 9:40am – 10:15am
Se sorteará una tarjeta de ragalo de $15 a los asistentes. Para mas informacion, contactar a Irma Radillo, Irma.Radillo@commonspirit.org o (213) 742-5838.
Identificación de la junta: 970 1887 5875
Contraseña: 435429
Presentado por Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center y Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center

Webinar: Recruiting, Funding, and Training an Effective and Innovative Maternal Behavioral Health Workforce
July 21
, 10:00am
Presented by ASTHO-AMCHP

Webinar: COVID-19 and Return to In-Person Learning: Communicating with Constituents
July 21
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Mocha Mamas Support
July 21
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This support group is for pregnant and newly postpartum parents that self-identify as Black.
Presented by Mahmee

Free Medical & Dental Clinic
July 21 – 24
, 10:00am – 4:00pm (by appointment): TBA
Presented by 1DayLA, in partnership with Lestonnac Free Clinic and others

Webinar: Supporting Unaccompanied Children in the U.S. Communities Where They Live
July 21
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by Migration Policy Institute

It’s Okay. Let’s Talk NICU. Virtual Support Group: Traveling with Kids & Oxygen this Summer!
July 21
, 12:00pm
Presented by Mighty Little Giants

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
July 21
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
For questions, please email Elizabeth Ceja at eceja@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division (CWD)

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
July 21
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Essential Workers, Essential Protections – Learn About Federal and Local Laws to Protect Workers
July 21
, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs

Thursday, July 22

Webinar: The State of Black Maternal Mental Health Roundtable
July 22
, 9:30am
Presented by The Shades of Blue Project

Virtual Training: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
July 22 – 23
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Webinar: Partnering for Change: Having the Conversation
July 22
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the live webinar schedule for The Essentials of Home Visiting, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: eClinicalWorks & Patient Safety – OIG Notification
July 22
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Hi-Touch vs Hi-Tech: Virtual Doula Service Challenges and Strategies
July 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

¿Como Puede Ayudarme la Mediación?
July 22, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs

Virtual Event: Problem-Posing as Humanizing Education
July 22
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
July 22
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
For questions, email Maria Vargas at mvargas@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division (CWD)

Returning to Work Support Group
July 22
, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Mahmee

Virtual Event: Discussion with Alicia Garza on The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart
July 22
, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
A discussion with a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. Closed captions will be provided in English and simultaneous interpretation in Spanish will be available.
Presented by The California Endowment

Friday, July 23

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
July 23
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
For questions, email Maria Vargas at mvargas@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division (CWD)

Free Walk-Up & Drive-Thru Back to School Event
July 23
, 9:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754 (Lot #3)
This event is open to the community and 1 backpack filled with school supplies will be given per child ages 4 years old and up. Children are encouraged to be present at the event. Limited quantity of backpacks may be available for children who are not present.  For more information, visit activehealthyinformed.org or call (213) 428-5570.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center

A Community Conversation: Birthing and Parenting in the LGBTQIA2S+ Community
July 23
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Saturday, July 24

Free Walk-Up & Drive-Thru Back-to-School Event
July 24
, 9:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): 1701 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033 (USC Lot #71)
Open to the community – one backpack filled with school supplies for each child ages 4 years old and up. Children are encouraged to be present at the event. Limited quantity of backpacks may be available for children who are not present. For more information, visit activehealthyinformed.org or call (213) 294-2840.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center

3rd Annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway and Mobile Zoo
July 24
, 10:00am – 1:00pm (while supplies last): El Centro del Pueblo, 1157 Lemoyne Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by El Centro del Pueblo with other local community organizations

Sunday, July 25

Today is National Parents’ Day (July 25)!
We don’t know of any events happening today.

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