Upcoming Events for Week of January 28

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.

Ongoing Events

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Citizenship Exam Preparation Classes in Los Angeles
Through January 31, Every Tuesday & Thursday,
6:00pm8:00pm: UNAM – LA, 634 S. Spring Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Presented by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México en Los Ángeles (UNAM-LA)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Serving the Homeless 
Through December 21 (
select drop-down for date), 1:00pm5:00pm: Lighthouse Church, 1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by The Free Pantry 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Exist Family/ Caregiver Support Group (AV)
Through February 7 
(use the drop-down to select date), 7:00pm8:00pm: Tarzana Treatment Centers, 320 East Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93550
Presented by We Exist

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cubs Cafe Breastfeeding Support Group
First Sunday of Every Month, 2:30pm – 4:00pm: 11833 Wilmington Ave., Willowbrook, CA 90059
Presented by Lioness Lactation

Monday, 1/28

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Spanish)
January 28,
8:30am – 10:30am: South Park Elementary School, 8510 Towne Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90003
To register for this event, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Community Benefits – California Hospital Medical Center

4th Annual Early Start/ECE Policy Update
January 28,
9:00am – 12:30pm: Braille Institute, 741 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by Infant Development Association South Chapter at Braille Institute

Tuesday, 1/29

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Education Class – Anxiety Disorders
January 29
, 8:30am: Providence Health Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
To register, please contact Maria Zuniga at 532-256-1291 or Mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by LA County Department of Mental Health

Maternal Mortality – Focus on Cardiovascular Disease

January 29,
6:00pm – 8:00pm: Romano’s Chicago Pizzeria, 3557 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
Presented by AWHONN Inland Empire Chapter

Seeking Safety Training
January 29,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo Parenting & Education and Treatment Innovations

Webinar: Using Registries and Crowdsourcing to Conduct Research with Pregnant and Lactating Women (Part 2)
January 29,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Women’s Health Workshop
January 29
, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: DeMoss Chiropractic – Newport Beach Chiropractor, 20321 Southwest Birch Street, #100, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Presented by DeMoss Chiropractic

Promoting First Relationships® Workshop
January 29 – 30,
TBD: Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs 

9th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit
January 29-31: Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove, CA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Wednesday, 1/30

Webinar: Staff Retention in Child Care: Are You Rocking It or Is Your Ship Rocky?
January 30,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinar and HINGE Brokers

Webinar: Place Matters: 2Gen and Housing in 2019

January 30,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by ASCEND – The Aspen Institute

Webinar: Lactation Support After Hospital Discharge in an Urban Community: The Impact of Follow-Up Phone Calls, Outpatient Lactation Support Sessions, and Breastfeeding Café Meets Up
January 30,
8:00am – 9:00am
Presented by International Lactation Consultant Association®

National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs
January 30 – February 1: Washington, DC
Presented by The Ounce

Thursday, 1/31

Ventura County STEM Convening: Family Engagement
January 31,
3:30pm6:00pm: Pharos Center for Innovation – The Community Room, Ventura County Community Foundation, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd, Suite B, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Ventura County STEM Network

SoCal Wellness
January 31
,10:00am – 4:00pm: Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, CA 91361
Presented by SoCalMoms & MomAngeles Media

Friday, 2/1

Webinar: Homelessness and Perinatal Mental Health
February 1
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Early Start and Early Childhood Education Policy Update & Current Trends in Early Intervention
February 1,
9:00am – 12:00pm: Solano County Office of Education, 5100 Business Center Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Presented by Infant Development Association of California

Parent Advocacy Mentor (PAM) Program Cycle 23
February 1,1:00pm – 4:00pm: Wayfinder Family Services, 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
Presented by Special Needs Network, Inc.

Early Start and Early Childhood Education Policy Update & Current Trends in Early Intervention
February 1,
9:00am – 12:00pm: Solano County Office of Education, 5100 Business Center Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Presented by Infant Development Association River Valley/ North Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Baby Massage Group – Learn to Massage Your Baby
February 1, 10:00am – 11:00am: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic, 3787 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 9007
To register, please call Yesenia Hernandez at 323-766-2345 Ext. 2117
Presented by Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

1st Annual Smoking Cessation Day
February 1,
7:30am – 4:30pm: Keck Auditorium, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by Friends Research Institute, Charles R. Drew University and many more!

Saturday, 2/2

Safe Sitter Classes
February 2 – November 2
, 9:00am – 2:00pm (Multiple classes available): St. Joseph Medical Center, 501 S. Buena Vista St., Mother Baby Education Classroom 1 South, Burbank, CA 91505
Presented by Providence Health & Services

6th Annual Women’s Heart Symposium
February 2,
8:00am – 4:30pm: Casa del Mar Hotel, 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Have a Heart, Save a Heart Charity and Women’s Heart Center at Pacific Heart Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Baby Bump Brunch
February 2,
10:00am – 12:00pm: Chloe Atnip Photography, 282 South Prospect Ave, Tustin, CA 92780
Presented by Rachel Benson, LCSW & Chloe Atnip

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings
February 2,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Eliot Middle School, 2184 North Lake Ave, Altadena, CA 91001
Presented by The Office of Senator Anthony Portantino, First District PTA and Turtlesea Group

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Summer Opportunities Fair 2019

February 2,
10:00am – 3:00pm: Westridge School, 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena, CA 91105
Presented by Westridge School

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