Upcoming Events for the Week of May 10th

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 May

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, May 10

Virtual Program: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training of Trainers
May
10 – 14, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Free Drive-Thru Food Distribution
May 10, 9:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): 4155 Tweedy Boulevard, South Gate, CA 90280
Presented by the City of South Gate, Northgate Market, and other community organizations

Webinar: Reducing Health Disparities Through Sugary Drink Taxes – A Policy Summit for Policymakers (Session Two)
May 10
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Voices for Healthy Kids – American Heart Association

Evening Breastfeeding Support Group
May 10
, 8:45pm – 9:15pm
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby and the Black Infant Health program at The Children’s Collective, Inc.

Tuesday, May 11

Virtual Workshop: Envisioning a Transformed Clinical Trials Enterprise for 2030 – Part 4
May 11
, 8:00am – 12:00pm
To view the previous webinars, refer to the following links: Part One | Part Two | Part Three
Presented by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Webinar: Implementing Tools to Enhance Home Visiting
May 11
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual WIC Conference and Trade Show
May 11 – 14
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Nutrition First WIC Association of Washington State

Virtual Event: CalFresh Virtual Town Hall via Facebook Live
May 11
, 9:00am
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living

Virtual Event: Child and Family Team Facilitator Training
May 11 – 12
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
This training is available for Department of Mental Health staff and mental health contracted provider staff and colleagues rendering mental health services to children and youth in Los Angeles County.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Child Welfare Division

Webinar: Teacher Time Series: Supporting Infant Toddler Families Through Inclusion
May 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Office of Head Start National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: COVID-19 Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Issues
May 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation (PAC/LAC)

Hogares Saludables y Familias Saludables –  Datos de Alimentos: Cómo no Dejarse Engañar por las Etiquetas de los Alimentos
May 11
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
May 11
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Wednesday, May 12

Save the Date: Perinatal Psychiatry Series Part 5 – Substance Use Disorders
May 12
, TBA
Presented by Dignity Health

International Perinatal Bereavement Conference (IPBC) 2021
May 12 – 15
: The Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton Pl., Chicago, IL 60611
Presented by PLIDA

Webinar: Living a Rewarding Life 4: How We Think and What We Think About
May 12
, 6:00am
Presented by The Association for Psychological Therapies

Save the Date: Implicit Bias Mitigation Workshop
May 12
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Training Institute on Race and Equity, in partnership with California Training Institute

Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Annual Summit 2021
May 12
, 10:00am
Presented by Partnership for a Healthier America

Webinar: Mental Health Assessments for Unaccompanied Minors in the US
May 12, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinar: The Power of the Podcast: How Consultants and Other Experts Can Reach a Wider Audience
May 12
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: CFE COVID Conversations Series: Expanded State Tax Credits
May 12
, 11:30am
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs

Virtual Safety Month Series – Free Parent Workshops: Car Seat Safety
May 12
, 11:30am – 12:30pm
If you have any questions, please call (818) 835-2266 or email bflores@thehelpgroup.org.
Presented by The Help Group

Webinar: Learning to Listen 2021: Uniting Worldviews to Advance Relationships in Indigenous Communities
May 12
, 12:00pm
Simultaneous Spanish language translation will be offered.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: ACEs Aware: Using the Seven Domains of Wellness In Your Practice
May 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Supporting Transitions for Children and Families
May 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Office of Head Start National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Advocacy Training Webinar Series: Sugary Drinks Messaging Deep-Dive
May 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Voices for Healthy Kids – American Heart Association

Virtual Event: Child Welfare and Domestic Violence: The Summit on Intersection and Action
May 12
, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families

Thursday, May 13

Virtual Event: Mid-Coastal California Perinatal Outreach Program (MCCPOP) Perinatal Potpourri 2021: Advances in Care
May 13 – 14
, 8:00am – 3:45pm
Presented by Stanford Medicine

Virtual Event: Integrated Core Practice Model Foundational Training
May 13
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
This training is available for Department of Mental Health staff and mental health contracted provider staff and colleagues rendering mental health services to children and youth in Los Angeles County.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Child Welfare Division

Webinar: FASD Treatment Strategies Training
May 13
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by the FASD Network of Southern California, in collaboration with Wellnest

Webinar: Summer Travel and COVID-19: Safety Messaging that Will Inform and Motivate
May 13
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: Choosing Your Attitude: Using Strength-Based Family Assumptions  
May 13
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Supporting the Health and Wellness of Children Experiencing Homelessness in the Time of COVID-19
May 13
, 11:00am
Presented by Office of Head Start National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety

Virtual Event: Trauma to Triumph! Elevating Voices and Standing in the Gap After Loss
May 13
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Mighty Little Giants

Webinar: Becoming… An Early Childhood Leader with a Progressive Lens
May 13
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Concrete Support at the Federal Level: What You Need to Know About the American Rescue Plan’s Child Tax Credit
May 13
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Youth Thrive – An Initiative of the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
May 13
, 1:00pm
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIMM Community Action Team Bi-Monthly Meeting
May 13
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIMM Community Action Team

Friday, May 14

Black Freedom Fund Grant
Deadline to apply: May 14

Presented by California Black Freedom Fund

Webinar: Growing Hearty Responses to Stress and Challenge in Community Training Series – Growing Resilience in the Face of Irritability and Impatience
May 14
, 8:30am – 9:15am
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Virtual Event: Underlying Needs: A Strengths/Needs-Based Service Crafting Approach
May 14
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
This training is available for Department of Mental Health staff and mental health contracted provider staff and colleagues rendering mental health services to children and youth in Los Angeles County.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Child Welfare Division

Webinar: Real Wisdom in the Traditional Food & Practices: Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Isalander (AANHPI) Postpartum Practices and Budget-Friendly Recipes to Promote Lactation
May 14
, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Celebrating Motherhood: Diaper Drive-Thru Event
May 14
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm: 43520 Division Street, Lancaster, CA 93535
Please RSVP by May 6 by calling (661) 206-0830.
Presented by Penny Lane Centers and other local community organizations

Saturday, May 15

Breastfeeding Class – Session 2
May 15
, 9:30am – 11:30am
Presented by Soul Food For Your Baby and the Black Infant Health program at The Children’s Collective, Inc.

Free Equipment and Supplies for Child Care Providers
May 15
, 10:00am – 12:00pm: 3701 Stocker Street, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Only 25 spots are available. Please reserve only one ticker per organization.
Presented by Westside Infant-Family Network (WIN)

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
May 15
, 11:00am
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

School Supply Giveaway Event
May 15, 11:00am – 1:00pm (while supplies last): Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by Long Beach Transit, Urban Remedy, and other community partners

Webinar: Effective Board Recruitment & Engagement – May 2021
May 15
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Sunday, May 16

Virtual Event: 22nd Annual Families and Fathers National Conference – A Hybrid Experience
May 16 – 19
, TBA
This event is mainly a virtual experience. There will be limited opportunities to attend in-person.
Presented by Fathers & Families Coalition of America (FFCA)

Virtual Event: The Civics Project: Veteran Affairs
May 16
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Repair

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