Upcoming Events for Week of March 30

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 on the Stronger Families Blog. 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 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: Wednesday Meditations (Live streamed)
Every Wednesday, 6:00pm 
Presented by Dr. Rick Hanson

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Assistance: Food and Household Good Distribution
Every Thursday, 12:00pm-2:30pm: 1153 Valencia Street (Parking lot on the corner of 12thstreet)

Presented by The Pico Union Project

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

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEPARENT/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

Monday, March 30

GOLD Lactation Online Conference 2020
March 30-June 1
Participants have the option to watch live or recorded and receive continuing education credits
Presented by GOLD Lactation 

Incredible Years Small Group Dinosaur (Treatment) Child Group Leader Training
March 30-April 1
, 9:00am-4:30pm: USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600, Education & Training Center, Los Angeles, CA 90010
To register, email Micah Orliss, Ph.D. at morliss@chla.usc.edu
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, in partnership with the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, March 31

POSTPONED EVENT Healthy People 2030 Launch Event
March 31
, 10:00am-1:00pm: Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, 805 21stStreet, Northwest Washington, DC 20052
Webcast will be available for this event.
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

HFA Peer Reviewer Training — Illinois
March 31-April 2, 8:30am-4:30pm for Day 1 & 2, 8:30am-2:30pm for Day 3: Prevent Child Abuse America, 228 South Wabash Ave., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by Healthy Families America

Wednesday, April 1

Webinar: Behind the Letdown: An In-Depth Look at Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex
April 1, 10:00am-12:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: How is California Supporting Kids?
April 1
, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by Children Now

Thursday, April 2

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 2
, 10:00am-11:00am
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Early Care and Education
April 2
, 9:00am-11:00pm
Presented by the Early Care and Education Innovation Collaborative

Friday, April 3

19thAnnual Health Care Symposium- A 20/20 Vision: Resilient Systemf for Empowered Communities
April 3
: Hilton Anaheim, 777 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
Presented by Health Center Partners of Southern California, The Coalition and many more! 

Saturday, April 4

POSTPONED EVENTPARENT/FAMIY EVENT: BabyCon
April 4-5 (moved to August 1-2) ,
10:00am – 5:00pm: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802
Presented by the OC BabyCon

Sunday, April 5

Empowered California Families! Unite, Inspire, Uplift: California WIC Association 2020 Annual Conference & Trade Show
April 5-8
: Town and Country San Diego, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
Presented by California WIC Association

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