Upcoming Events for Week of March 9

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 9

Webinar: Older Immigrants and Public Charge
March 9, 11:00am-11:30am
Presented by Justice in Aging – Fighting Senior Poverty Through Law

Lactation Education Specialist Training — PART 1
March 9-13,8:30am – 6:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 4thFloor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Tuesday, March 10

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Healthy Cooking Demonstration
March 10
, 10:30am-11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center Farmer’s Market, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center

Webinar: Lettuce Grow: Enhancing School Nutrition with AFHK and CATCH
March 10, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Webinar: Feisty or Calm: Understand How Temperament Impacts Breastfeeding
March 10, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Presented by the United States Lactation Consultant Association 

Webinar: HFA Regional PSCO (Supervisor Day Only)
March 10 & 12, 11:00am-2:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

Wednesday, March 11

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Source Mobile Hub: For Those Currently Or At Risk of Experiencing Homelessness
March 11, 3:00pm-5:00pm: San Fernando Library, 217 N. Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340
Presented by LA County Library -The Source

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board Meeting
March 11, 1:00pm: Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Room 743, 500 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Homeless Initiative

Community Learner Calls with Zero to Three Regarding the DC: 0-5
March 11
, 11:00am-12:30pm
Participants will be able to join videoconference platform. 
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

Webinar: Public Charge Update for Non-Legal Service Providers
March 11, 11:00am-12:30pm
Presented by Immigrant Legal Resource Center

And Still We Rise: Survivors Becoming Empowered
March 11-12, 9:00am – 4:30pm: California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, 1000 N Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

Thursday, March 12

Webinar: Addressing Infant and Toddler Behaviors That Challenge Adults
March 12, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Webinar will have English and Spanish captioning 
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Webinar: Legal Partnering for Child and Family Health
March 12, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Center For the Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families

Webinar: Healthy Food at School: Social and Emotional Learning Opportunities
March 12, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Conversation Commemorating National Women + Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 12
, 9:30am-11:30am: St. Anne’s Conference Center, 155 N. Occidental Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Child care and Spanish language translation services will be available. 
For more information, please contact the Commission Office at 213-738-2816
Presented by the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV Women’s Caucus

Friday, March 13

Webinar: Introduction to the Mother and Baby Substance Exposure Toolkit
March 13, 12:00pm-1:15pm
Presented by California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative 

Breastfeeding Dyads In Special Circumstances: Trauma, Opioids, Epidurals, and Post-Partum Mood Disorders
March 13, 8:30am-4:30pm: Dignity Health-Northridge Hospital Medical Center, 18300 Roscoe Blvd., Northridge, CA 91325
Presented by BreastfeedLA 

Beyond Loss Grief Training Program Spring 2020
March 13-14, 
8:30am – 4:30pm: Spiritual Care Services, 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206
Presented by Adventist Health Glendale

Saturday, March 14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Wellness Center 6thAnniversary Celebration
March 14
, 11:00am-2:00pm: The Historic General Hospital, 1200 N. State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
For more information, please contact info@twcla.org
Presented by The Wellness Center at LAC-USC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: L.A. Summer Camp Fair 2020 in Los Feliz
March 14,
12:00pm – 3:00pm: Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by L.A. Camp Fair 2020

Sunday, March 15

The National WIC Association 30thAnnual Washington Leadership Conference
March 15-17
, 8:30am-5:00pm: The Capital Hilton, 1001 16thStreet, Northwest Washington DC 20036
Presented by National WIC Association 

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