Standing Strong With Families in L.A. County: The 2022 Family Strengthening Network Summit

This annual event celebrated how Family Strengthening Network staff are changing lives of families in L.A. County. Watch video highlights here.

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The Best Practices Hiring Guide for Increasing African American Home Visiting Staff

It’s important that the home visiting workforce reflects the racial diversity of the community. Here’s a guide to recruiting and retaining African American home visitors.

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Webinar: Engaging Fathers in Maternal & Infant Health Programs: Importance, Challenges, and Strategies

In this webinar — hosted by LA Best Babies Network on February 10, 2022, for staff in our network of home visiting organizations and Welcome Baby hospitals — Professor Amina Alio shares research and discusses practical strategies for getting dads involved. She also provides helpful tips and information on what kinds of support and resources dads want.

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Thank you for your partnership!

It has been a challenging year (again), and we want to let you know how grateful we are to be working with such a dedicated group of amazing people. All our partners in the Family Strengthening Network of home visiting programs continue to do life-changing work to help L.A. County families thrive. This short video gives a quick review of that.

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Comparing Virtual to In-Person Home Visiting in the Welcome Baby Program

How does virtual home visiting compare to in-person support? The numbers are in from last year, and they suggest that Welcome Baby provided valuable services for families during the pandemic.

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#HomeVisitingWorks: Honoring the Changemakers at the 2021 Family Strengthening Network Summit

L.A. County has the largest home visiting initiative in the nation. Over 70,000 visits this fiscal year! At this annual event we take stock and celebrate how Family Strengthening Network staff are changing lives. Watch highlights — or the whole event — here.

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New Mom Describes Welcome Baby Benefits as “Truly Amazing”

Jocelyn joins her Parent Coach Barbara Ortega and Welcome Baby Program Manager Maria Magaña to discuss her experience in the Welcome Baby program at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

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