Upcoming Events for the Week of November 23rd

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!

November is:
Events happening throughout November

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.

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

Monday, November 23

7th Annual LA County DHS Diabetes Day
November 23
, 8:00am – 4:15pm
Presented the Los Angeles County Health Services

Holiday Drive-Thru Food Distribution
November 23, 9:00am: Verbum Dei High School, 11000 So. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059
For more information, call (310) 324-6408.
Presented by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, Real Run, and Verbum Dei High School

Racism & Maternal Mental Health
November 23
, 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: Racism & Maternal Mental Health
November 23
, 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: 2021 E&M Code Changes: Overview for Billing & Coding Staff
November 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Recognizing and Responding to an Overdose with Naloxone
November 23
¸1:00pm – 2:00pm
For more information, contact Krystal Mousseau at pmousseau@ph.lacounty.gov or Steve Cagle at scagle@ph.lacounty.gov
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Ready, Set, Write
November 23
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
This group is for children 3-5 years of age.
Presented by the Child Development Institute

Tuesday, November 24

Webinar: Covering Coronavirus: The Big Vaccine Roll-Out
November 24
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Webinar: Understanding Remote Patient Monitoring & Medical Devices
November 24
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Drive-Thru Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
November 24
, 11:00am – 1:00pm*: Gardena Carson Family YMCA, 1000 Artesia Boulevard, Gardena, CA 90248
*One turkey per vehicle while supplies last. Must live in Harbor Gateway, San Pedro, Wilmington, Torrance, Carson, Compton, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Gardena, Inglewood, or Watts.
For more information, contact Senator Steven Bradford’s District Office at (310) 412-6120.
Presented by Senator Steven Bradford (35th District), the YMCA, and others

Serie de Nutrición y Cocina
November 24
, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
For more information, contact Daisy Pacheco at dpacheco@ccharities.org
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Department of Mental Health Promotoras: Otros Trastornos de la Ninez
November 24
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Join by phone: (323) 776-6996
Passcode: 309150189#
For more information, contact Maria Zuniga at mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Wednesday, November 25

Department of Mental Health Promotoras: Other Childhood Disorders
November 25
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Join by phone: (323) 776-6996
Passcode: 273790120#
For more information, contact Maria Zuniga at mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

22nd Annual Harvest Feast in the Park
November 25
, 11:00am – 2:00pm: Wilmington Town Square Park (Avalon & I Street), 105 West “I” Street Wilmington, CA 90744
Face masks required.
Presented by Marathon Employees and The Contractor Safety Council

Prenatal Support Group
November 25
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Thursday, November 26

Happy Thanksgiving! We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday!
Visit the CDC for more information on having safe holiday celebrations.

Friday, November 27

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Saturday, November 28

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, November 29

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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