Upcoming Events for the Week of March 15th

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!

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Events happening throughout March

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

Nurturing Parenting Classes
Wednesdays (March 3 – May 12, 2021)
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This class is to help you and your family learn about a child’s developmental milestones, self-awareness, and positive forms of reinforcement. There is a total of 11 sessions that take place once a week on Wednesdays. All sessions are in English only and open to all zip codes. For registration information, please call Victoria at (213) 590-2457 or Jasmine at (323) 397-5798.
Presented by Children’s Bureau

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

Monday, March 15

Today is the start of National Poison Prevention Week (March 15 – 21)!

Virtual Program: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training of Trainers
March 15 – 19
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Parenting While Black Webinar Series: Becoming a Family, Part I
March 15
, 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Tuesday, March 16

Suicide Loss Grief Group
March 16 – May 4
, TBA
Group sessions are held over the course of 8 weeks and meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
To register, please call (562) 429-0075 ext. 2 or email programs@newhopegrief.org
Presented by New Hope Grief Support Community

Virtual Event: 42nd Annual WIC Conference
March 16 – 18
, 6:00am – 10:00am
Presented by WIC Association of New York State

Webinar: Highlights from the Field on Hybrid Visits
March 16
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Freedom of Information Day: How to Find the Law Online
March 16
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Older Adults: Impact on the Economy and Workforce
March 16
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Library

The Learning Table: Nutrition and Mindful Eating
March 16
, 12:00pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai

Freedom of Information Day: How to Access Court Records
March 16
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
March 16
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

­­­The Single Moms at Work Program Information Session
March 16
, 1:00pm
To register or for more information, call (510) 414-1553 or email haninah@urbanuniv.org with your full name, phone number and date that you would like to attend. After sending your information, you will receive a GoogleMeet video link (no pre-installation is required).
Presented by Urban University

Virtual Training: Building Nourishing Pantries
March 16
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Leah’s Pantry in partnership with CalFresh Healthy Living

Freedom of Information Day: How to Use the Public Records Act
March 16
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Freedom of Information Day: Ask a Lawyer: Accessing Public Records
March 16
, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Wednesday, March 17

Virtual Training: Tools & Tricks for Powerful Online Education & Collaboration
March 17
, 9:00am
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living in collaboration with other California-based organizations

Webinar: Utilizing Intermittent Sites to Increase Access to Care Q121
March 17
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Child and Family Team Facilitator Training
March 17 – 18
, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division (CWD)

Webinar: FASD: Understanding Developmental Stages and Diagnoses Across the Lifespan
March 17
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by the FASD Network of Southern California, in collaboration with Wellnest

Webinar: Findings from CHCF’s Sacramento Area Regional Markey Study
March 17
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Health Care Foundation

Webinar: Vaccinations: Optimizing EClinicalWorks to Work for You
March 17
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
March 17
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

The Single Moms at Work Program Information Session
March 17
, 5:00pm
To register or for more information, call (510) 414-1553 or email haninah@urbanuniv.org with your full name, phone number and date that you would like to attend. After sending your information, you will receive a GoogleMeet video link (no pre-installation is required).
Presented by Urban University

Thursday, March 18

Save the Date: Community Forum on Violence, Racism & Trauma
March 18
, TBA
Presented by MLK Community Healing & Trauma Center

Webinar: Life After Transplant: How to Navigate Your New Routine & Take Care of Your New Kidney
March 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Kidney Foundation in collaboration CareDx

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
March 18
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Webinar: “Hosting a Virtual Day of Action in 2021”
March 18
, 10:30am
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
March 18
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

Virtual Event: Prevention Town Hall: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence After One Year of the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 18
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect, a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Political Advocacy 101: Political Advocacy Basics Brown Bag Lunch-And-Learn
March 18
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by StrengthUnited’s Leadership and the Staff Advisory Committee

Webinar: Contemporary Caries Prevention & Management: The Value of Team-Based Approaches
March 18
, 12:00pm – 1:05pm
Presented by James J. Crall, D.D.S., M.S, SC.D

Virtual Monthly Open House Event – Free Family Support Services
March 18
, 2:00pm
This event will share more information on family support services for you and your family. For questions and/or to register, call Victoria at (213) 590-2457.
Presented by Children’s Bureau

Breastfeeding TidBits and FAQs with Aqueelah, MBA, IBCLC
March 18
, 2:30m – 4:00pm
Presented by CinnaMoms and Kaiser Permanente

Ask a Lawyer: Renting During COVID
March 18
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Presented by LA Law Library

Friday, March 19

Webinar: How to Make a Better Form Workshop
March 19
, 8:00am – 11:00am
For more information, click here.
Presented by Clear Language Lab, a division of Literacy Works

Virtual Event: Doing Business with the Department of Public Social Services – Information Session
March 19
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
To join this session via phone, call (323) 776-6996 and enter code #: 95673969
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Contract Management Division, in partnership with the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs and the Internal Services Department

Baby Shower Drive-By Event
March 19
, 10:30am – 1:00pm: 2152 W. Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90047
This event is for pregnant women and families with babies 0 – 2 months old who live in these zip codes: 90002, 90003, 90044 and 90047. Proof of address and proof of pregnancy or newborn’s age is needed. Participants must RSVP to attend this event. To reserve your spot, please call (323) 971-7360.
Presented by El Nido Family Centers

Webinar: Storytelling In the Time of COVID-19
March 19
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

Saturday, March 20

Today is World Oral Health Day (March 20)!
We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, March 21

We don’t know of any events happening today!

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