Upcoming Events for Week of March 11

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.

Monday, 3/11

Women’s History Month Conference: Elevating Maternal, Paternal, Child & Adolescent Health in Communities of Color
March 11, 7:30am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

Suspensions and Expulsions in Early Childhood Programs 
March 11,
 9:00am – 12:30pm: Braille Institute – Weingart Conference Center, 741 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by Infant Development Association of California 

Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education Hearing 
March 11,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: State Capitol, Room 4202, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by the Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education 

Tuesday, 3/12

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Cooking Demonstration – Let’s Cook!
March 12,
 10:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center Farmers’ Market, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Exist Peer Support Group (Long Beach)
 
March 12,
 (dropdown to select date) 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Tarzana Treatment Centers, 500 W. Willow St, Suite 125, Long Beach CA 90806
Presented by We Exist

Compassion Fatigue 101 – (Building Capacity Among Your Team: The Secondary Trauma Essentials)
March 12
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: St. Anne’s – Foundation Room, 155 N. Occidental Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 

Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Conference
March 12,
 8:00am – 1:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center & others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Education Class – Child Disorders: Neurodevelopmental Disorders 
March 12
, 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

Webinar: How to Locate the Root Causes of Trauma: The FST Seed Tree Diagram Technique
March 12,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by Family Trauma Institute 

Wednesday, 3/13

Webinar: Advanced Family Child Care Record Keeping
March 13,
 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by NAFCC – National Association for Family Child Care 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Great Street Initiative – Harbor + Watts Area Community Workshop
March 13
, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Wilmington Municipal Building, 544 North Avalon Blvd, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Great Streets and Councilman Joe Buscaino 

Webinar: Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership from Within
March 13,
 11:00am – 12:30pm 
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars and McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership 

Webinar: Assessing the Needs of Women in Medical Respite 
March 13,
 9:45am – 11:00am 
Presented by National Health Care for the Homeless Council 

Webinar: National Public Health Week: NPHW: Social Media 201
March 13,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by American Public Health Association 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Community Event @ Kid’s World (Oak Park)
March 13,
 4:30pm – 7:30pm: Kid’s World Family Fun Center, 618 Lindero Canyon Road, Oak Park, CA 91377
Presented by Gateway Church 

Thursday, 3/14

Webinar: Weaving a Lactation Care Safety Net: Navigating Organizational Change for Breastfeeding Success
March 14,
 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

Webinar: Supporting Math Skills in Infants and Toddlers 
March 14,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Distinct Health Disparities of LGBQ Women Experiencing Homelessness 
March 14,
 9:45am – 11:00am 
Presented by National Health Care for the Homeless Council 

Webinar: Bang! Squish! Leap! Supporting the A in STEAM with Infants and Toddlers
March 14,
 12:00pm – 1:15pm 
Presented by Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center 

Webinar: Identifying and Serving Children with Health Complexity: Spotlight on Pediatric Care Together
March 14,
 10:30am – 11:30am 
Presented by Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes and Kidney Health Workshop
March 14,
 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Health Education Center, 1725 Western Ave, San Bernardino, CA, 92411
Presented by Community Hospital of San Bernardino – Dignity Health  

2019 Immigrant Health Access Task Force 
March 14,
 10:00am – 12:30pm: The Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Dental Wellness Center Family Night 
March 14,
 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Dental Wellness Center, 5406 E. Village Road, Long Beach, CA 90808
Presented by Dental Wellness Center – Robert P. McBride DDS

Friday, 3/15

Holding the Therapeutic Frame: Refocusing on Trauma-Informed Care
March 15,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families 

Webinar: Supporting Preschoolers and Their Families Through Transitions
March 15,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: STEA2M Fair 
March 15 – 16,
 9:00am – 5:00pm: Fairplex, 1101 West McKinley Avenue, Gate 9, Pomona, CA 91768
Presented by ASME E-Fest West, Cal Poly Pomona and Discovery Cube

2019 Outreach & Enrollment Southern California Summit

March 15
, 10:00am – 3:30pm: Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Primary Care Association  

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Holding the Therapeutic Frame: Refocusing on Trauma- Informed Care
March 15,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Saturday, 3/16

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Family Crafting Kraut Demo
March 16
, 12:00pm – 12:48pm: Playa Vista Farmers’ Market, West Runway Road, Los Angeles, CA, 90094
Presented by Playa Vista Farmers’ Market 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LA Public Library Stories + Zines at Playa Vista Farmers’ Market

March 16,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Playa Vista Farmers’ Market, West Runaway Road, Los Angeles, CA 90094
Presented by Playa Vista Farmers’ Market 

Bakersfield: Integrated Lactation Counselor Trainings

March 16,
 8:00am – 5:30pm: The Nest & Co, 4208 Rosedale Hwy, Ste. 202, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Serving the Homeless 
March 16 – December 21,
 1:00pm – 5:00pm (select drop-down for date): Lighthouse Church, 1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by The Free Pantry

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