Upcoming Events for the Week of June 8

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 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

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

Monday, June 8

Webinar: The 2nd Annual Motown Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding Conference
June 8 – 12
, TBA
For more information, email conference@BMFA.org, recordings of the conference will be made available from June 15 – July 3, 2020
Presented by Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association

Webinar: Creating Community Online: How to Provide Connection and Support in Virtual Groups
June 8
, 12:00pm
Presented by the California Breastfeeding Coalition

Tuesday, June 9

Webinar: Inclusion Through Evaluation – A Strategy 2.0 Toolkit
June 9
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition
June 9
, 11:00am
Presented by the American Public Health Association

Wednesday, June 10

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse through the Family Lens
June 10
, 8:00am – 9:00am
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: COVID-19 and Communities of Color: Implications for Health Literacy
June 10
, 10:00am
Presented by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Webinar: Community of Learners Consultation Sessions
June 10
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Improving Fruit & Veggie Access for Pregnant WIC Moms
June 10
, 12:30pm
Presented by the California WIC Association

Virtual Town Hall: Schools and Communities First Summer Launch
June 10
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by the Advancement Project California

Thursday, June 11

Webinar: Virtual Direct Education During COVID-19 (Part 2: Marketing/Promotion)
June 11
, 10:00am
This is part of a three-part webinar series on how to deliver CalFresh Healthy Living virtual direct education during COVID-19.
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living & Leah’s Pantry

Webinar: Successfully Managing Remote Workers
June 11
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles

Virtual Release: The State of Babies Yearbook: 2020
June 11
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: First 5 LA June Board of Commissioners Meeting
June 11
, 11:30am
The meeting will be held telephonically. For more details, please visit first5la.org/calendar within 72 hours of the meeting.
Presented by First 5 LA

Webinar: Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby
June 11
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fatherhood in Action: Community Solidarity and Healing
June 11
, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
http://zoom.us/j/5637623109
Meeting ID: 563 762 3109 or to join by phone, dial: (669) 900-9128
A discussion for fathers on the events surrounding the death of George Floyd and their impact in the Long Beach area.
Presented by the Long Beach Dept. of Health and Human Services

Friday, June 12

10th Annual National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening
June 12 – 13
, 8:30am – 3:30pm: Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Trauma in Young Children
June 12, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Supporting Breastfeeding Individuals in All Types of Family Structures
June 12
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Saturday, June 13

Today is Family Health & Fitness Day!

The Black Daddy Dialogues (Social Support Group)
June 13 and Every 2nd Saturday after
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
For more information, email LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com or call (424) 223-2133
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Sunday, June 14

Today is World Blood Donor Day!

Save the Date: 2020 Region IX Clinical Excellence Conference
June 14 – 16
, TBA: Green Valley Ranch Las Vegas, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson, NV 89052
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

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