Upcoming Events for the Week of October 4th

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:

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Events happening throughout October

California’s eviction moratorium ended Thursday, September 30. Do you know a family at risk of being evicted due to unpaid rent? Rent relief from the state and many cities is available, and we’ve posted lots of workshops below to help families apply. We’re updating info and resources for renters in our Stronger Families Blog. Also see these helpful articles:

Finally, learn more about California’s ban on water and power shutoffs and its expanded paid sick leave program, both of which also ended yesterday.

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

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.

Monday, October 4

Supporting Black Mamas: Free Maternal Mental Health Peer Support Certification Training
October 4 – 21
, TBA
Participants must identify as a Black or African American parenting woman/birthing person, be at least 1 year postpartum and willing to share their experience of recovery with others. Child care funds are available for attendees.
Presented by 2020 Moms and others

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 4
, 10:00am
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)

Tuesday, October 5

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 5
, 10:00am
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)

Avoid Getting Ripped Off – Learn How the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) Can Help
October 5,
3:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs and others

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 5
, 6:00pm
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)

Infant Massage Workshop
October 5, 12, 19, 26, & November 2, 10:00am – 10:45am
Pregnant women and families with children 2 to 8 months old are welcome to attend. To register for this event, please call or text Putheavy Hun at (562) 522-6399.
Presented by the Welcome Baby program at St. Mary Medical Center and others  

Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (Metro LA – SPA 4)
October 5
, 3:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

How to Survive and Thrive When Mental Illness Affects You and Your Family – Anxiety & Depression
October 5
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics

Wednesday, October 6

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 6
, 4:30pm
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) Commercial Leasing 101
October 6
, 5:30pm
To join by phone, call 720-707-2699. The meeting ID is 827-2380-8095. A limited number of one-on-one legal consultations for small business owners will follow after the event.
Presented by the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell and others

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 6
, 6:00pm
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and SAJE – Strategic Actions for a Just Economy

Thursday, October 7

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 7
, 10:00am
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)

Financial Education – 6-Week Virtual Program
October 7 – November 11 (Thursdays)
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by Dress for Success and Capital One

Friday, October 8

Free COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Clinic for Anyone Ages 12 and Older
October 8
, 8:00am – 3:30pm: Roosevelt Park, 7600 Graham Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90001
No appointment needed. Bring photo ID to confirm age. For questions, call the office of Supervisor Holly Mitchell at 213-974-2222.
Presented by the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell and others

Free COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations – and Book Giveaways
October 8
, 10:00am – 4:00pm (every Friday in October)
Morgan Park, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park, CA 91706
No appointment or ID required.
Presented by the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and El Proyecto del Barrio

Emergency Renters Assistance Program Workshop: Get One-on-One Help With Your Application
October 8
, 10:00am – 6:00pm: Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, 152 W 32nd St., Los Angeles, 90007
For more information, call 213-745-9961.
Presented by SAJE – Strategic Actions for a Just Economy

Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (South LA – SPA 6)
October 8
, 2:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Saturday, October 9

Free COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Clinic for Anyone Ages 12 & Older
October 9
, 8:00am – 3:30pm: Roosevelt Park, 7600 Graham Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90001
No appointment needed. Bring photo ID to confirm age. For general questions, please call the office of Supervisor Holly Mitchell at 213-974-2222.
Presented by the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell and others

Tenant Workshop and Legal Clinic
October 9
, 9:00am
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. and Pomona Economic Opportunity Center

Girls Empowerment Conference 2021
October 9
, 10:00am – 3:00pm
This free conference is for girls ages 11-18. They are invited to join live and in-person from any one of our locations listed below:

  1. Loma Alta Park: 3330 N. Lincoln Ave, Altadena, CA 91001
  2. Hacienda Heights Community Center: 1234 Valencia Ave, Hacienda Heights, CA 91748
  3. Earvin Magic Johnson Park: 905 El Segundo Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90059

Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Sunday, October 10

We don’t know if any events happening today.

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