Upcoming Events for Week of December 2

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 don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources.

Events Happening Throughout December

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday until December 11
Tuesdays
, 9:00am – 11:50am: Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106
Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 3:20pm: Mission Gathering Church, 789 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107
To register, please email Jane Stockly at jlstockly@pasadena.eduor visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107 
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Citizenship Classes
Every Wednesday and Thursday until December 12

Wednesdays, 8:00am – 10:30am: El Centrito De Apoyo, 2677 ½ Zoe Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
Thursdays, 10:00am – 12:30pm: El Centrito De Apoyo, 2677 ½ Zoe Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
To register or for more information, please call 323-312-0640 ext. 200.
Presented by East Los Angeles College and El Centrito de Apoyo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Self-Help and 12-Step Education
Every Thursday in December
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Medi-Cal & CalFresh Application Workshop
Every Thursday in December
, 8:00am – 3:30pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Support Group: Marijuana Anonymous
Every Thursday in December
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent Support Group
Every Friday in December
, 9:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
For more information, please call 424-212-5640 or email WellnessAndActivityCenter@providence.org
Presented by the Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Monday December 2

Women’s Mental Health from a Life Course Perspective: Stakeholder Meeting on Maternal Health
December 2
, 9:30am – 4:00pm EST: Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 500 5th St NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20001
Presented by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

RISE Training & Coaching Intensive: Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Systems
December 2 – 6,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Los Angeles LGBT Center: The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Presented by RISE (Recognize Intervene Support Empower) Program

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 101: Increasing Awareness and Improving Outcomes
December 2, 10:00am-1:00pm: SA 7- American Indian Counseling Center-17707 Studebaker Road, #208, Cerritos, CA 90703
To register, email Evelyn Casco at ecasco@vip-cmhc.org
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health & Violence Intervention Program Community Mental Health Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes 101: Know Your Numbers
December 2
, 10:00am – 11:00am: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

Tuesday December 3

Webinar: Little Scientists — Exploring TECHNOLOGY! with Infants and Toddlers
December 3, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start and the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Professionally Packaging Your Supervisory Practice
December 3 – 5,
9:00am -4:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families 

Webinar: What We Can Learn From Fed Is Best
December 3, 8:00am-9:00am 
Presented by the California WIC Association

Webinar: QI Action Brief: Interventions to Prevent Postpartum Maternal Mortality
December 3
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: Implementing Child Care Resource and Referral Call Centers
December 3
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start

Wednesday December 4

Welcome Baby Program Holiday Resource Fair
December 4
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Health Education Center Auditorium, 15107 Vanowen, Van Nuys, CA 91405
RSVP to 818-781-8120, ext. 1.
Presented by Valley Presbyterian Hospital and El Nido Family Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cardiovascular Disease Awareness (Spanish) 
December 4,
8:30am – 10:30am: Logan Academy Elementary School, 1711 W. Montana St., Los Angeles, CA 90026
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: ACEs Aware Initiative Unveiling
December 4
, 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of the California Surgeon General and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

Webinar: Implementing Tools to Enhance Home Visiting
December 4
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Service Providers and Census 2020
December 4
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Coalition on Human Needs

Thursday December 5

Webinar: Public Housing Partners and Summer Meals
December 5, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

Webinar: Re-Visioning Prevention Part 2: Implementing Effective Evidence-Informed Practices in Family Strengthening and Child Abuse Prevention Programs
December 5
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Breastfeeding and Work: How Lactation Consultants Can Make a Difference
December 5, 9:00am-10:00am 
Presented by the California WIC Association

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Tasty Thursdays Food Giveaway
December 5, 12:00pm – 1:30pm: Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Public Health’s Community Health and Trauma Prevention Center, 11833 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Free organic groceries from Whole Foods and local farmers markets! Bring a bag. Details: 877-594-1292 or info@letsbewhole.com
Presented by Let’s Be Whole

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
December 5,
10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Asthma-Friendly Home

December 5
, 10:00am – 11:00am: Health Education Center, 1725 Western Avenue North, San Bernardino, CA 92411
Presented by Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino

Webinar: Part I: Common Threads To Transform Everyday Practice
December 5
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Strategies and Steps for Completing Hearing Screenings with Children Who are Difficult to Screen
December 5
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative, Utah State University

Webinar: Establishing and Sustaining Community Partnerships for Outreach and Continuity
December 5
, 12:00pm – 1:45pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

Webinar: Developmental Monitoring in WIC: A Simple Checklist Can Make a Big Difference For Families
December 5, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National WIC Association

Friday December 6

Policy Café ACE’s High: Shaping A Trauma Informed Safety Net
December 6
, 8:30am – 10:30am: The Joan Palevsky Center at The California Community Foundation, 281 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles

Health Care Council: 2020 Priorities with Assemblyman Miguel Santiago
December 6
, 10:00am – 11:30am: L.A. Area Chamber, 350 S. Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Uptown Village Market

December 6-7
, Time varies by day: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
Presented by Uptown Village Market 

Saturday December 7

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Doula Town Hall 
December 7
, 10:30am – 1:00pm: TBA
For more information, please contact Diamond Lee at DLee9@dhs.lacounty.govor 213-587-0374
Presented by the Women’s Policy Institute Los Angeles County Health Justice Team

Sunday December 8

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