Upcoming Events for Week of November 18

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 November    

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday until December 11
Tuesdays
, 9:00am – 11:50am: Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106
Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 3:20pm: Mission Gathering Church, 789 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107
To register, please email Jane Stockly at jlstockly@pasadena.edu or visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Citizenship Classes
Every Wednesday and Thursday until December 12

Wednesdays, 8:00am – 10:30am: El Centrito De Apoyo, 2677 ½ Zoe Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
Thursdays, 10:00am – 12:30pm: El Centrito De Apoyo, 2677 ½ Zoe Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
To register or for more information, please call 323-312-0640 ext. 200.
Presented by East Los Angeles College and El Centrito de Apoyo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Yoga Sessions (free)
Every Wednesday of November
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm: Yetunde Price Resource Center-363 W. Compton Blvd. Compton, CA 90220
For more information, please call 310-554-4639 or email info@yprcla.org.
Presented by the Yetunde Price Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Walk It Out
Every Tuesday of November
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401.
Presented by the Los Angeles State Historic Park

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bilingual Yoga
Every Saturday of November
, 9:30am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401.
Presented by the Los Angeles State Historic Park

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Chinatown Fitclub
Every Wednesday of November
, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Los Angeles State Historic Park (meet by the orange groves), 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401.
Presented by the Los Angeles State Historic Park

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Therapeutic Thursdays
Every Thursday of November
, 5:30pm – 7:30pm:  Los Angeles State Historic Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401.
Presented by the Los Angeles State Historic Park and the LA Department of Mental Health

Monday, 11/18

Webinar: Accelerating MCH Impact: Integrating Direct Services With Policy, Systems, Environmental Approaches
November 18, 12:00 – 1:30pm
Presented by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH)

Science-Based Innovation Training: Reimagining Program Development & Evaluation
November 18, 9:00am – 5:00pm ET: Harvard Graduate School of Education, Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Presented by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Documentary Film Screening: NOT CAROL (focusing on postpartum mental illness)
November 18, 
6:30 pm: James Bridges Theater, Melnitz Hall, UCLA, 235 Charles E Young Dr., West Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute

Breastfeeding Without Birth: Inducing, Maintaining and Relactating
November 18,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by BreastfeedLA

California Birth Equity Summit
November 18,
 8:00am – 5:00pm: Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by March of Dimes

Tuesday, 11/19

Building Our Voice: Advocating for Immigrant Rights During Election Season
November 19, 1:30 – 3:30 pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center, 281 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Bolder Advocacy – Alliance for Justice

Webinar: Optimize Your Use of the DECA-C (Clinical)
November 19,
 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
November 19, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Inclusion Series: Preventing and Addressing Behaviors That Challenge Us: We Are All in This Together
November 19, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by the Early Childhood National Centers

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 1 – Antelope Valley)
November 19, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health
44226 10th Street West, Lancaster 93534
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

HFA Regional Great Beginnings Start Before Birth (GBSBB) Training
November 19-21, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Erwin Meier Admin. Bldg., 625 W. Court St. (Atrium Training Room), Woodland, CA 95695
Presented by Healthy Families America

Wednesday, 11/20

Webinar: Strategies for Developing Engaging Online Learning
November 20, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) and MCH Navigator

Webinar: Supporting Children with Special Health Care Needs
November 20, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Child Trends

Webinar: Discussing the Futures of Young Children and Their Families
November 20, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Capita and KnowledgeWorks

Policy, Partnerships and Practice: Intersections for Early School Success
November 20, 9:00am – 4:30pm: San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, 1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402
Presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s Center for Early Learning and Bay Area education partners

Webinar: Beyond the Physical: Mental and Social Benefits of Walkable Communities
November 20, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by America Walks

Webinar: Best Practices in Trauma Informed Care: Self-Care and Peer Programs that Support Agency and Community Resilience
November 20,
 9:00am – 12:30pm
Must login to register for course
Presented by Strategies 2.0

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Support Group (Spanish)
November 20,
 9:00am – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall #227, 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Closing Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women
November 20, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Systems for Action

Thursday, 11/21

Best Start Compton EC Partnership Meeting
November 21, 3:30pm – 6:00pm: Tower of Faith Evangelistic, 4323 Rosecrans Ave., East Compton, CA 90221
To RSVP, please call 310-701-6057 or email info@beststartcompton.org
Presented by Best Start Compton

Webinar: How States Use New Federal Funds to Support Child Care Quality, Access and Affordability
November 21, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Trends

2019 Alliance Summit & Excellence in Parent Engagement Awards
November 21
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Millennium Biltmore, 506 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Families in Schools

The Growing Brain Series – Emotional Development
November 21,
 9:00am – 12:00pm: CCRC – Annex, 19809 Prairie St., #209, Chatsworth, CA 91311
For more information, please call Manuel (Manny) Gutierrez at 818-717-1000 ext. 4904 or Rosario Williams at 818-717-1000 ext. 4902.
Presented by Child Care Resource Center, in partnership with ZERO TO THREE

Measure H Policy Summit #8: Closing System Discussion
November 21, 1:00pm – 4:00pm: United Way – Greater Los Angeles, 1150 South Olive Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Case Management Services-Providing Comprehensive Care to People with Substance Use Disorders
November 21, 9:00am-4:30pm, Watts Healthcare Corporation: 8005 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90003
To register, please contact Brandy Oeser at 310-267-5331 or boeser@mednet.ucla.edu.
Presented by LA County Department of Public Health, California Department of Health Care Services, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions, and Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Webinar: Improving Program Linkages for WIC
November 21, 12:00pm -1:00pm
Presented by the National WIC Association

Friday, 11/22

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health and Wellness Community Fair
November 22, 10:00am – 2:00pm, El Dorado Park, 7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90815
Please register here. For questions, please contact Yunuen Vela at 323-491-4151 or yvela-cervantes@childrensinstitute.org.
Presented by Partnerships For Families at Children’s Institute

Saturday, 11/23

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Zine Workshop (Free)
November 23
, 11:00am – 1:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Fore more information, please call 323-441-8401.
Presented by the Los Angeles State Historic Park 

Sunday, 11/24

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hope for Mental Health Community
November 24,
 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3, Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy., Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

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