Upcoming Events for the Week of July 5th

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!

July is:
Events happening throughout July

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, July 5

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Tuesday, July 6

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
July 6 – 7
, Times vary
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
July 6 – 8
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Work Ready 6-Week Program to Enhance Job-Readiness
July 6 – August 13
, TBA
Presented by Los Angeles County Library

Wednesday, July 7

Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
July 7
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Event: USBC Technical Assistance Series – All About Advocacy
July 7
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Exploring the PMHNP Role in Health Centers
July 7
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

WIC Wellness Wednesdays on Zoom
July 7
, 12:30pm – 1:00pm
To join this 15 – 30 minute wellness break, please email Jodi at jmulliganpfile@calwic.org
Presented by California WIC Association

Strikes to the Streets: Youth Climate Organizers Take on Wall Street – Political Education Series
July 7 – August 16
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
This is a six-week series with webinars occurring every Monday and Wednesday.
Presented by the Action Center on Race & the Economy (ACRE) and Future Coalition

Thursday, July 8

Registration Deadline: Access to National Breastfeeding Conference and Convening Platform – Ready for Anything: Rising & Thriving Breastfeeding Communities in the Face of Uncertainty
July 8

Those who were unable to make the virtual event June 9-11 have the opportunity to register for access to the conference platform and recordings for 6 months.
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Virtual Event: Regional Community Action Team Meeting
July 8
, TBA
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIMM Community Action Team

Webinar: CMS Waivers: Ensure You’re Prepared to Support These Changes
July 8
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Aunt Bertha

Webinar: Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
July 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the live webinar schedule for The Essentials of Home Visiting, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Leading QI In a Virtual Visit World
July 8
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

West LA Worksource/AJCC Job Fair
July 8
, 1:30pm – 4:00pm: West Los Angeles Worksource AJCC, 5446 Sepulveda Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90230
Attendees must provide right-to-work documents in order to attend the in-person job fair.
Presented by West Los Angeles America’s Job Center of California and other community organizations

Friday, July 9

Webinar: A Look Into ABM Clinical Protocol #18: Guidelines for Breastfeeding Infants with Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, or Cleft Lip and Palate
July 9
, 8:00am – 12:30pm
4 contact hours of continuing education is approved for RNs and 4 L-CERTPs will be awarded for IBCLC.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Claris Health Mobile Medical Clinic Event
July 9
, 8:30am – 1:30pm: Nickerson Gardens Gym, 11251 Compton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Free services included at this event are: pregnancy testing, health screening, STD testing, and referrals. Walk-ins are welcome and free diapers will be available while supplies last.
Presented by Claris Health

Free Food Drive-Thru Giveaway
July 9
, 9:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): Monroe Middle School, 10711 S. 10th Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90303
Cars can begin lining up at 8:30am, no walk-ups will be allowed as this is a drive-thru event only. There is no eligibility requirements and attendees are asked to wear a face covering.
Presented by the City of Inglewood, Los Angeles County 2nd District Supervisor, Holly J. Mitchell and other community partners

Saturday, July 10

Pregnancy & Postpartum Wellness Webinar
July 10
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
This is a no cost webinar session for pregnant and birthing people who identify as Black, Indigenous and/or People of Color (BIPOC). Registration is required as space is limited.
Presented by California WIC Association in partnership with Kai Ayo Z. Shatfeen, Kindred Soul Apprentice Midwife & Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem)

Sunday, July 11

Today is the start of National Therapeutic Recreation Week (July 11 – 17)!
We don’t know of any events happening today.

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