Upcoming Events for Week of March 16

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 March

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Youth Leadership Development Training
February 8-April 25 (Program takes place every Saturday)
,10:00am-1:00pm: East Los Angeles Women’s Center Main Office, 1431 S. Atlantic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please contact elawcyouth123@gmail.com
Presented by East Los Angeles Women’s Center

Nurturing Fathers Group (Free Father-focused Parenting Classes)
February 12 – April (English classes every Wednesday– 10 sessions),6:00pm – 9:00pm: Families Uniting Families, 525 E 7thSt, Long Beach, CA 90813
Spanish classes will be offered if there are enough participants.
To enroll, call Anthony Padilla at 562-570-3284.
Presented by City of Long Beach — Life Coaching & Fundamentals of Fatherhood Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Emotional Emancipation Circles
February 28-April 17 (group meets every Friday), 5:30pm-7:30pm: All Saints Church, 132 N Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Prototypes Prevention and Aftercare Services (PAS), Community Healing Network and the Association of Black Psychologists

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Class
Every Tuesday in March
, 8:30am-10:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
For more information, please call 424-212-5640 or click to view the March Event Calendar
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cooking Matters for Kids
Every Saturday in March, 9:30am-11:00am: East L.A. Family Resource Center, 4801 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 877-287-6290 or click to view the March Event Calendar
Presented by L.A. Care 

Monday, March 16

Engaging Patients in Census: Steps Health Centers Can Take Today
March 16,
9:30am-11:30am: CCALAC, Union Bank Plaza, 445 S. Figueroa Street, #2100, Los Angeles, CA 90071
This course is available in person or with a webinar option for those unable to attend in person.
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Law & Ethics Training
March 16, 9:00am-4:30pm: St. Anne’s Foundation Room, 155 N. Occidental Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by the Children’s Institute

Lactation Education Specialist Training – PART 2
March 16, 23, 30, and April 6, 13;
8:30am – 6:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 4thFloor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Tuesday, March 17

Tweetchat: Strategies For Social Justice and Health Equity
March 17, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Salud America!

Webinar: Public Charge 101
March 17, 11:00am
Presented by NILC and CLASP

Webinar: Public Charge Updates
March 17, 11:00am-12:30pm
Presented by Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
March 17, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: HFA Regional FFS (Supervisor Day Only)
March 17 & 19,
11:00am-2:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

Wednesday, March 18

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Chronic Pain Management Class
March 18
, 10:00am-11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary, Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
This class is for senior 55 years of age and older. For more information, please contact Nicole Young at Nicole.Young@providence.org
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Webinar: How Is California Supporting Kids?
March 18, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by Children Now

Webinar: Parents and School Nutrition: How to Engage Support
March 18, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Thursday, March 19

Webinar: Rebuilding Connection Between an Estranged Mother and Daughter After A Father’s Traumatic Death
March 19
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: “Lost Memories” Telenovela and Discussion (Spanish Only)
(“Recuerdos Perdidos” Telenovela y discusión)
March 19
, 10:00am-11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary, Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please contact Nicole Young at Nicole.Young@providence.org
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Webinar: Afterschool Meals Matter
March 19, 10:00am
Presented by Food Research & Action Center 

Community Learner Calls with Zero to Three Regarding the DC: 0-5
March 19, 11:00am-12:30pm
Participants will be able to join through a conference call or videoconference platform
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2 day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years
For questions regarding registration, please contact Yesenia Ocon at YOcon@zerotothree.org
Presented by the Department of Mental Health Prevention Services Division/Family and Community Partnerships

Anxiety and Depression Conference
March 19-22, 
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Presented by ADAA 2020

Friday, March 20

Maternal Mental Health Now Policy Committee Meeting
March 20
, TBA: Location TBA
For more information, contact Araceli at araceli@maternalmentalhealthnow.org
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Policy Café: Building on the ACA in California
March 20
, 8:30am-10:30am: The Huffington Center at Saint Sophia Cathedral, 1324 Normandie Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90006
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Optimizing Community & School Inclusion for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
March 20, 8:00am-3:00pm: Holman United Method Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
Spanish and Korean translation will be provided. For more information, please call Healthy African American Families at 323-292-2002.
Presented by HAAF and the Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B) Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mindfulness & Wellbeing – The Best You Expo  
March 20 – 21,
10:00am – 6:00pm: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by The Best You

Saturday, March 21

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Univision Health Fair + 5K Walk
March 21
, 8:30am – 2:00pm: East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Details: cecilia@besocialproductions.comor 310-902-2895 
Presented by Univision

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Citizenship Fair — Feria de Ciudadanía
March 21, 9:00am-2:00pm: Jenny Oropeza Community Center, 401 Golden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
To RSVP, please contact Centro CHA at 532-612-4180
Presented by Community Hispanic Association (Centro CHA) 

Sunday, March 22

No events listed

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