Upcoming Events for the Week of September 21

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. 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!

September is:
Events Happening Throughout September

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, September 21

Today is the start of:
Falls Prevention Awareness Week (September 21 – 25)
Fungal Disease Awareness Week (September 21 – 25)
Global ITP Awareness Week (September 21 – 25)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Know Your Rights Workshop
September 21
, 10:00am
Presented by Stay Housed LA & Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Tenant Legal Clinic
September 21
, 6:00pm
Presented by Stay Housed LA & Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)

Tuesday, September 22

Today is Falls Prevention Awareness Day (September 22)!

Virtual Training: Supervision for Human Services
September 22, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Know Your Rights Workshop
September 22
, 10:00am
Presented by Stay Housed LA & Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)

Webinar: Advancing a Family-Centered Community Health System: A Community Agenda Focused on Child Health Care, Foundational Relationships, and Equity
September 22
, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: FASD Throughout the Lifespan: Providing the Best Care and Support
September 22
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New JerseyeHeal

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Sensory Learners Online Group
September 22, October 20, November 12
; 3:00pm – 4:00pm
This group is for children ages 12-24 months. Register online or call (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Growing Prevention: Skills Building Workshop Series: The Winning Interview
September 22
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Behavioral Health Services (BHS) South Bay Prevention

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Know Your Rights Workshop
September 22
, 6:00pm
Presented by Stay Housed LA & The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)

Wednesday, September 23

Webinar: Access to Contraception and Family Planning Services
September 23
, 4:00am – 5:00am
This webinar is part of the Doing Better Together to Equitably Advance Reproductive Health and Wellness webinar series.
Presented by Mountain Area Health Education Center

Webinar: Social Norms and Child Feeding Practices: What Do We Know?
September 23
, 6:00am – 7:30am
Presented by The United States Agency for International Development

Webinar: Intermittent Auscultation Simulation-Based Online Education
September 23
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: Preserving Maternal Mental Health in Black Mothers: Bridging the Gap Between Patients and Providers
September 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foodie Families For Infant and Toddlers
September 23, October 21 & November 18
; 10:00am – 11:00am
This group is for children ages 24 – 36 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Webinar: Systemic Racism, Disparities and Health: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latino Health
September 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cómo Hacer Limpiadores Para Su Hogar No Toxicos
September 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Para registrarse por telefono, llame a Worksite Wellness LA al (323) 758-9480.
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center & the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Webinar: Home Blood Pressure Monitoring to Improve Maternal Health
September 23
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) Regions 1 – 10

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foodie Families For Infant and Toddlers
September 23, October 21 & November 18
; 11:00am – 12:00pm
This group is for ages 6-12 months You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Caregiver Empowerment & Community Response to Online Youth Sex Trafficking
September 23
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Shared Hope International

Webinar: Directors as Fearless Consumer of Software for Program Management, Family Communications, Documentation, and Family Engagement
September 23
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Exchange Press

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Why Vote: How to Support Voter Engagement Among Adult Learners
September 23
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Webinar: Promoting the Power of Play for Family Strengthening
September 23
, 11:30am – 12:45pm
Presented by the National Family Support Network

Virtual Event: The Learning Table: Fall Prevention
September 23
, 12:00pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Food Distribution
September 23
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm: LAC + USC Medical Center, Walkway between Building B and Old General Hospital, 1200 N State Street Los Angeles, CA 90033
You can expect to receive approximately 25 – 40lbs of food. For your convenience, please bring your cart or reusable bags. For more information please visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/
Presented by CARES and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Webinar: Coaching Corner Series: Putting It Into Pracice: Resources and Strategies to Promote Anti-Bias Teaching and Home Visiting Practices
September 23, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Early Childhood National Centers – National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL)

Webinar: Telemedicine Sustainability Planning for Health Centers
September 23
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Conversation: Real Talk with Real Youth
September 23
, 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Youth speakers will share their stories of recovery.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Prevention Providers, Tarzana Treatment Center and Pueblo y Salud

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Growing Prevention: Skills Building Workshop Series: Panel of Career Experts
September 23
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Behavioral Health Services (BHS) South Bay Prevention

Thursday, September 24

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT:  It Takes a Community: A Virtual Community Resource Fair for Pregnant Women, New Mothers and Families
September 24
, 8:00am – 9:00am
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey’s Perinatal Mood Disorders Initiative

Webinar: NextGen User Collaborative: Training for Advanced Clinical Users
September 24
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Webinar: The Importance of Integrating Recovery Support Services: The Certifies Community Behavioral Health Clinic Model
September 24
, 10:30am
This webinar is part 4 of SAMHSA’s 2020 National Recovery Month webinar series.
Presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Webinar: Breastfeeding Skills Session 4: Use of Breastfeeding Tools and Paced Bottle Feeding
September 24
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: Haynes Lecture Series: Dr. George C. Simkins Jr. and Simkins v. Moses Cone Hospital: Social Activism and the Battle for Civil Rights
September 24
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Urban Health Institute at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Growing Prevention: Skills Building Workshop Series: Resume Best Practices
September 24
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
This webinar is for recent college graduates.
Presented by Behavioral Health Services (BHS) South Bay Prevention

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 12th Annual Go Red For Women – Por Tu Corazón Evento Digital (Spanish)
September 24
, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by the American Heart Association and others

Friday, September 25

Virtual Event: 6th Annual Colorado Health Literacy Coalition Conference: Adversity, Diversity and Crisis: Communications and Health Literacy During Times of Crisis
September 25
, 8:00am – 2:45pm
Presented by the Colorado Health Literacy Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foodie Families For Infants and Toddlers
September 25, October 23 & November 20
; 9:00am – 10:00am
This group is for ages 12-24 months Register online or call (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: L.A. Care and MEND FREE Food Pantry
September 25
, 9:00am – 11:00am*: 10641 N. San Fernando Road, Pacoima, CA 91331
*Boxes of assorted groceries will be provided on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.
Presented by L.A. Care’s Pacoima Family Resource Center and Meet Each Need With Dignity (MEND)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Tear Free Tummy Time Online
September 25, October 23, November 20
; 10:00am – 11:00am
This group is for children ages 0-12 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Webinar: Cultivating Your Unique Talents in the Service of Activism
September 25
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by UCLArts & Healing

Webinar: Introduction to the Village Fund
September 25, 1:30pm
Partner with this new project of L.A. County’s African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Prevention Initiative. Note: Grant application deadline is October 14.
Presented by L.A. County health agencies, First 5 LA, and LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Ready, Set, Write
September 25, October 23, November 20
; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
This group is for children 6-7 years of age.
Presented by the Child Development Institute

Saturday, September 26

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT:  NICU Remembrance Day Mighty Little Angels Virtual Celebration
September 26
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Mighty Little Giants

Sunday, September 27

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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