Upcoming Events for the Week of July 6

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

This week is National Therapeutic Recreation Week (July 5 – 11)!

Monday, July 6

Empowered California Families Annual Conference and Trade Show
July 6 – 9
, TBA: Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego
Presented by California WIC Association

Tuesday, July 7

Virtual Event: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 360 Virtual Conference: Raising the Reach of Public Health
July 7 – 9
, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by the National Association of County and City Health Officials

Virtual Training: Social Connections with Older Adults
July 7
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Three Secrets of Successful Volunteer Operations
July 7
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Wednesday, July 8

Webinar: Feeding Infants and Children from Birth to 24 Months: Summarizing Existing Guidance
July 8
, 8:00am – 9:00am
Presented by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Webinar: Walking as a Practice: What Does It Mean to You?
July 8
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by 20 Years Strong America Walks

Webinar: Introduction to Community Needs Assessment: Finding the Data
July 8
, 11:00am – 11:45am
Presented by the Network of the National Library of Medicine

Webinar: Supporting Families During COVID-19
July 8
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Virtual Training: Maintaining Professional Wellbeing
July 8
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Thursday, July 9

South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
July 9, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
For more information, please contact Megan Chichester at megan@bwwla.com or Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Webinar: Food Banks and Summer Meals
July 9
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Feeding America and the Food Research and Action Center

Webinar: July 2020 Strengthening Families Webinar: Anti-Racist Intersectional Frame
July 9
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Friday, July 10

AIDS 2020: Virtual COVID-19 Conference
July 10 – 11
, TBA
Presented by The International AIDS Society (IAS)

Webinar: Motivational Interviewing (MI) Training
July 10, 17, 24
,10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, in partnership with the Primary Care Development Corporation

Virtual Event: Follow Up Session: Tele-Intervention: A Conversation about Current Trends, Research and Strategies
July 10, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Space is limited to 40 attendees.
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California

Virtual Event: Follow Up Session: Tele-Intervention: A Conversation about Current Trends, Research and Strategies
July 10, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Space is limited to 40 attendees.
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California

Saturday, July 11

No events listed

Sunday, July 12

Today is the start of EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week (July 12 – 18)!

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cherished Futures Listening Sister Circle
July 12
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
For questions, please contact Dana Sherrod at dsherrod@phi.org or Natalie Champion at natalie@cabwhp.org
Presented by the California Black Women’s Health Project, Public Health Alliance of Southern California, and Communities Lifting Communities

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