Upcoming Events for the Week of July 20

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 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 list that we update weekly. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

Events Happening Throughout July

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Support Groups
Every Monday, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Every Tuesday, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Every Wednesday (Spanish), 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Every Thursday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pm
These social support groups offer a space for continued connection during these times of increased isolation. These are not psychotherapy groups, but the therapists facilitate the groups to offer structure and support.
Presented by The Relational Center

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, July 20

Today is the start of National Youth Sports Week (July 20 – 24)!

Virtual Event: The International Conference on Group B Strep (ICGBS) 2020
July 20 – 22, Presentations will be uploaded by midnight (00:00) EST [UTC-5] daily for ease of viewing across multiple time zones
The online conference is for healthcare professionals, laboratorians, researchers, families, policy makers and other interested individuals. Registrants will be able to post comments and questions on each presentation to facilitate discussion with the presenter and other registered attendees. Registration is complimentary.
Presented by Group B Strep International

Virtual Event: Black Maternal & Mental Health Virtual Summit
July 20 – 23
, TBA
Presented by The Shades of Blue Project, UTHealth and others

Virtual Conference: IHA 19th Annual Health Literacy Conference 2020
July 20 – 24
, TBA
Presented the Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Virtual Workshop: Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Teaching Scale
July 20 – 24
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Tuesday, July 21

Webinar: Trauma in Families and Communities
July 21
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Collaboration or Collision: Cultural Humility and Working Together
July 21
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) Southern California

Webinar: Weight Gain: A Growing Issue in Antiretroviral Therapy
July 21
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Be Red Cross Ready
July 21
, 11:00am
This virtual disaster preparedness presentation shows participants how to get a kit, make a plan, and be informed. You’ll learn actions to take during earthquakes, home fires and during a pandemic.
Presented by American Red Cross Los Angeles Region and Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Launch Event: The Women’s Health Innovation Coalition
July 21
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Springboard Enterprises

Virtual Training: Social Connections with Older Adults
July 21
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Virtual Event: Antelope Valley African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Prevention Initiative Networking and Bidder’s Virtual Conference
July 21
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Antelope Valley African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Webinar: Valuing Passion: Connecting With Families Around What They Care About
July 21
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Finding the Right Fit for In-Home Child Care: Q&A Session
July 21
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Mahmee

Wednesday, July 22

Virtual Workshop: Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Building a More Sustainable, Resilient, Equitable, and Nourishing Food System
July 22 – 23
, 7:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Webinar: Launch Into Action
July 22
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Advancement Project California and others

Webinar: Engaging Families Using a Strengths-Based Approach in the Virtual World
July 22
, 11:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Be Red Cross Ready (SPANISH)
July 22
, 11:00am
This virtual disaster preparedness presentation shows participants how to get a kit, make a plan, and be informed. You’ll learn actions to take during earthquakes, home fires and during a pandemic.
Presented by American Red Cross Los Angeles Region and Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Webinar: Using Virtual Technology: A Practitioner Conversation
July 22
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

Webinar: Youth Thrive Alive: “The Impact of Isms on Well-Being”
July 22
, 12:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Supporting Responsive Feeding Using Baby Behavior
July 22
, 12:00pm
Presented by the California Children’s Healthy Weight COIIN Partners (Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Network)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Food Distribution
July 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm: LAC + USC Medical Center, Walkway between Building B and Old General Hospital, 1200 N State Street Los Angeles, CA 90033
You can expect to receive approximately 25 – 40lbs of food. For your convenience, please bring your cart or reusable bags. For more information please visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/
Presented by CARES and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Virtual Training: Telemedicine Training on Billing and Coding for our Member Payer Mix
July 22
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC)

Webinar: Three Secrets of Successful Volunteer Operations (SPANISH)
July 22
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Virtual Training: Maintaining Professional Wellbeing
July 22
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Thursday, July 23

Webinar: Advocacy Efforts to Reduce Black Health Disparities
July 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Virtual Event: Community of Learners Calls (CoLs) with ZERO TO THREE
July 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
This event is an opportunity to expand knowledge gained from a DC: 0-5 training and is available to join through a conference call or videoconference platform.
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2-day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years.
Presented by the Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Cities Addressing Food Insecurity During COVID-19 and Beyond
July 23
, 12:00pm
Presented by The Food Research and Action Team & The National League of Cities

Webinar: Rebooting Lactation: A Trauma Informed Approach
July 23
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent Focus Group
July 23
, 5:00pm
To RSVP, please email BestStart4BlackBabies@gmail.com or contact Loretta “Auntie Lo” Randle at (323) 440-0735
A $30 gift card will be given to the 1st 10 participants in the Parent Focus Group
Presented by South LA/South Bay AAIMM CAT and Girls Club Los Angeles

Friday, July 24

Webinar: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
July 24
, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Saturday, July 25

Virtual Event: Infant Development Association Saturday Morning LISTEN
July 25
, 9:30am – 10:30am
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California (IDA)

Sunday, July 26

Today is National Parents’ Day (July 26)! We don’t know of any events happening today.

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