Upcoming Events for the Week of June 1

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 on the Stronger Families Blog. 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 June

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online Breastfeeding Support Group
Day Sessions: 2nd & 4th Mondays, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Evening Sessions: 1st Monday, 8:45pm – 9:15pm
Saturday Sessions: 3rd Saturday, 10:00am – 10:45am
For more information, please contact soulfood4yourbaby@sfyb.org
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby and Black Infant Health Program

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Facebook Live: Mini-Learning Sessions for Families at Home (Spanish)
Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am – 10:30am
See all previous mini-sessions here.
Presented by Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors, in collaboration with Partnership for Community Action

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Virtual Mommy Support
Every Tuesday and Thursday
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
For more information, please contact lactation@mlkch.org or call (424) 338-8227.
Presented by Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Connection Recovery Support Group (for those with a mental health diagnosis) via Video Conference
1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Advance reservations required. Call or text (626) 988-2600 to RSVP.
Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mighty Little Giants NICU Support Group on Facebook Live
Every Wednesday
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Mighty Little Giants

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wednesday Meditations (Live streamed)
Every Wednesday, 6:00pm
Presented by Dr. Rick Hanson

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Assistance: Food and Household Good Distribution
Every Thursday, 
12:00pm – 2:30pm: 1153 Valencia Street (Parking lot on the corner of 12th street)
Presented by The Pico Union Project

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black Maternal Health Virtual Check-In Meeting
1st and 3rd Fridays of the Month, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

Mindful Aging: Supporting Each Other through the Season of the Coronavirus
April – June 2020 (Every Wednesday), 10:15am – 11:45am
Presented by InsightLA Meditation

Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals: Caring for Ourselves While Caring for Others
April – June 2020 (Every Wednesday), 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by InsightLA Meditation

Monday, June 1

Webinar: Sensory Integration: Applications to Understanding and Intervening with Young Children with Mental Health Needs
June 1
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Webinar: Creating Community Online: How to Provide Connection and Support in Virtual Groups
June 1
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the California Breastfeeding Coalition

Virtual Training: Trauma Informed Care Discussion
June 1
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Tuesday, June 2

Webinar: Mental Health Interventions for Infants and Young Children with Medically Complex Conditions and/or Developmental Delays
June 2
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Participants must work at an agency that is either an LA County Department of Mental Health directly-operated program or an LAC-DMH contracted legal entity.
Presented by USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Webinar: Be the One Campaign
June 2
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Wednesday, June 3

Virtual Training: Facilitating Change Talk
June 3
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Quédese en Casa y obtenga beneficios de WIC por teléfono
June 3
, 10:30am – 11:30am Presented by PHFE WIC and Lundquist Institute WIC

Webinar: Supporting the Health and Economic Needs of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault and Trafficking Survivors During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
June 3
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Futures Without Violence

Thursday, June 4

Webinar: Building Community Resilience – A Toolkit Series
June 4
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
June 4, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Postpartum Support International and 2020 Mom

Virtual Training: Facilitating Change Talk
June 4
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Friday, June 5

No events listed

Saturday, June 6

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Empowered Birth Choices, Childbirth Preparation Online Class
June 6, 13, 20, 27
, 12:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

Sunday, June 7

Today is National Cancer Survivors Day! We don’t know of any events happening today.

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