Upcoming Events for the Week of February 8th

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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. 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 lists we update weekly for:

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

February is:
Events happening throughout February

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for LA County Residents
Open Registration
, 8:00am – 8:00pm
See the website for information on which groups are currently being vaccinated. No Internet access? Call (833) 540-0473 for assistance with appointments Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 8:30pm.
Presented by County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Early Childhood and Family Engagement Events
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library:

For more information on the events hosted, please refer to this calendar.

Webinar: Caring for the Breastfeeding Dyad and Yourself During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Every Wednesday
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
This weekly webinar was created as a safe place for lactation professionals to gather. There will be a new speaker/topic each week to provide current information on guidelines and recommendations.
Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

Monday, February 8

Mobile Dental Clinic – Free Dental Care for Everyone
February 8 – 26
, 8:00am – 5:00pm: 3834 South Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90062
Services will take place Monday – Friday. An appointment is required and client must present proof of recent negative COVID test performed within 3 days of the appointment. To register, call (323) 730-1920, ext. 3130.
Presented by Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and other community partners

Webinar: Introduction to Digital Storytelling en Español: en Linea
February 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Tuesday, February 9

Webinar: Meet the Milk Bank
February 9
, 9:00am
Presented by Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes and the University of Illinois’ Nutrition, Obesity, and Health Equity (NOHE) Research Group

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Department of Mental Health Infancy, Childhood & Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment
February 9
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: A View From All Sides: Perspective-Taking to Support Family Engagement
February 9
, 10:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Voices for Change: Revolutionizing Health Equity Conference
February 9 – 11
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

No-Cost Housing Rights Legal Help Clinic
February 9
, 6:00pm
Assistance is provided every 2nd Tuesday by appointment only. For help in English, please call (833) 329-9695.
For help in Korean, please call (800) 867-3640.
Presented by Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA

Wednesday, February 10

Salud y Dinero de la Mujer: Cómo Administrar el Dinero
February 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Para regístrese, contacte Lucia por correo electrónico (murolucia18@gmail.com) o por telefono vía llamada o texto: (657) 205-8818
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Webinar: Exploring Values and Beliefs Around Parenting
February 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For details, see this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Supporting Young Children and Families Using Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
February 10
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Exploring the Pandemic’s Impact on Children’s Well-Being / Explorando el impacto de la pandemia en el bienestar de los niños
February 10
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
All webinars include live Spanish translation and closed captioning for interested participants.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Identifying Care Gaps: Conducting Community Assessments to Improve the Chest/Breastfeeding Landscape in Historically Oppressed Communities RFA
February 10
, 12:00pm
This is an informational webinar. For more details on this funding opportunity please click here. Deadline to submit applications is March 2.
Presented by National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Webinar: Financial Hardship and Cancer Care – Defining, Measuring and Intervening on Financial Toxicity
February 10
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and The Urban Health Institute (UHI)

Virtual Workshop: Writing for Understanding
February 10, 17 & 24
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Perinatal Psychiatry Series Part 2 – Depression
February 10
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Dignity Health

Webinar: Utility Support Programs: A Primer for Advocates
February 10
, 1:00pm
Presented by The Utility Reform Network (TURN)

Webinar: CPCA Office Hours: Readiness to Train Assessment Tool (RTAT)
February 10
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Understanding Medi-Cal Dental
February 10, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 265 8619
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Stay Housed LA Renter Rights Webinar with Supervisor Solis
February 10
, 6:00pm
Participants can join via Facebook Live or by call-in: 1 (669) 900-9128 and enter passcode: 96979005370#
Presented by Stay Housed L.A. County

Thursday, February 11

Virtual Event: Material Memory Storytelling Workshop
February 11
, 9:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Free Mammography Screenings
February 11
, 9:00am – 4:00pm: 2900 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Screenings will take about 15 minutes.
Presented by Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA, in partnership with Alinea Medical

Virtual Training: Trauma Response in Infants
February 11
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Prenatal Planning and Counseling for Cardiac Interventions in Known Trisomy 13 & 18: An Ethics Perspective
February 11
, 5:30pm
Presented by The Fetal Health Society

Friday, February 12

Salud y Dinero de la Mujer: Vivir saludable de manera asequible
February 12
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Para regístrese, contacte Lucia por correo electrónico (murolucia18@gmail.com) o por telefono vía llamada o texto: (657) 205-8818
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Understanding Medi-Cal Dental
February 12, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 909 1582
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Saturday, February 13

2nd Annual CALSOAP L.A. College and Career Expo
February 13, 20, & 27
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles Education Consortium

Sunday, February 14

Today is National Donor Day (February 14) and the start of Heart Failure Awareness Week (February 14 – 20)!

Webinar: Counseling the Pregnant Person with a History of Low Milk Production
February 14
, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding & Lactation Education

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