Upcoming Events for the Week of June 14th

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!

June is:
Events happening throughout June

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, June 14

Today is World Blood Donor Day (June 14) and the start of Men’s Health Week (June 14 – 20)!

Free Summer Lunch Program – Grab-and-Go Meals for Youth Ages 18 Years and Under
June 14 – August 20 (Monday – Friday)
, Times vary: See flyer for locations
Parents may pick up meals on behalf of their children and no enrollment paperwork is needed to participate. For more information, call (310) 412-8750.
Presented by the City of Inglewood through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program

Virtual Event: ASPHN 2021 Annual Meeting – Resilience in Practice: Pivoting to Address Changes in Public Health Nutrition
June 14 – 18
, TBA
Registration for this event closed on June 7th.
Presented by The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN)

Summer Play L.A. 2021
June 14 – August 13
, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Registration open for youth ages 6 to 14 years old.
Presented by City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

Free Summer Meal Program – Grab-and-Go Meals for Children Ages 18 Years and Under
June 14 – August 6 (Monday – Friday, except July 5)
, 12:30pm – 2:30pm: Locations vary
Parents may pick up meals on behalf of their children and no enrollment paperwork is needed to participate. For more information, call (562) 801-4430 or visit Pico-Rivera.org. The following locations will be distributing meals:

  • Pico Park: 9528 Beverly Boulevard, Pico Rivera, CA 90660
  • Smith Park: 6016 Rosemead Boulevard, Pico Rivera, CA 90660
  • Rivera Park: 9530 Shade Lane, Pico Rivera, CA 90660
  • Rio Hondo Park: 8421 San Luis Potosi Place, Pico Rivera, CA 90660

Presented by the City of Pico Rivera through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program

Lung Power Workshop
June 14, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Children’s Bureau and Breathe SoCal

Virtual Training: Conducting PCIT via Telehealth
June 14
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
This training has been approved for 2.5 CE credits for psychologists.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health in partnership with The UC Davis CAARE Center

Virtual Event: SLA/SB AAIMM Community Action Team Planning Meeting
June 14
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Interested in becoming a planning team member? Please email Adjoa Jones at ajones@ph.lacounty.gov
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIMM Community Action Team

Evening Breastfeeding Support Group
June 14
, 8:45pm – 9:15pm
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby and the Black Infant Health program at The Children’s Collective, Inc.

Tuesday, June 15

Webinar: Tapping SNAP Households Surveys to Help Inform Policy – Updated Results
June 15
, 9:30am – 10:30am
Presented by Food Research & Action Center, in partnership with Propel

Virtual Training: Nurturing Culturally Responsive Relationships
June 15
, 10:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Get It. Spend It. Keep It! Temporary Fruit and Vegetable Increase Benefit for WIC Families
June 15
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
This is an informative webinar to learn more about how the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 has provided a temporary benefit of $35 for fruits and vegetables to WIC participants 12 months and older from June to September 2021.
Presented by PHFE WIC, A Program of Heluna Health, California WIC and The Lundquist Institute

Webinar: Partnering for Change: Having the Conversation
June 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Baby Shower for New Mothers with Children Under 1 Years Old and Expectant Mothers
June 15
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
To sign up, email info@laccnp.org or call (213) 482-8616
Presented by Central City Neighborhood Partners (CCNP) and Anthem Blue Cross with other community partners

Virtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder for the Mental Health Professional
June 15
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
June 15
, 2:00pm
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Virtual Training: Cultural Competency: How Investigating Implicit Bias Can Improve Our Work in Adult Education
June 15
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Activa Paternidad 4th Edition – Un programa de videos y análisis para padres de niños entre 5 y 12 años de edad
June 15 – 22
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
This is a free 6-session program that is court mandated approved for Spanish-speaking participants only. You can find the English flyer, here. Para registrarse contacte, Katerin Ochoa at kochoa@pacsla.org o telefono (562) 526-7980.
Presented by Active Parenting USA

Wednesday, June 16

Virtual Event: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
June 16 & 17
, Times Vary
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Tell Me in Your Own Words: Bringing Teach Back to Life in a Health System
June 16
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Continuing education hours are available.
Presented by Health Literacy Solutions Center

Virtual Training: Anti-Racism in Autism Research and Treatment: Discussing a Way Forward
June 16
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center

Southeast Los Angeles Regional Food Distribution
June 16
, 9:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Avenue, Huntington Park, CA 90255 (enter westbound on Florence Avenue from Salt Lake Avenue)
Cars can begin lining up at 8:30am, this event is a drive-thru event only. No walk-ups will be allowed.
Presented by the City of Huntington Park, 1st District Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Save the Date: Involving Fathers/Partners in the Lactation Journey
June 16
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
A webinar in observance of Father’s Day and Men’s Health Week.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
June 16
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Event: Experiences with We Grow Together, A Professional Development System to Support Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers
June 16
, 11:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Lung Power Workshop (Spanish)
June 16, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Children’s Bureau and Breathe SoCal

Thursday, June 17

Today is the start of National Nursing Assistants Week (June 17 – 24)!

Webinar: PQI Champions – Sepsis Bundle Highlights from ACOG District II
June 17
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI)

Virtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder for the Mental Health Professional
June 17
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Building Resilience While Social Distancing: Parental Depression & Coping
June 17
, 10:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Community-Based Home Visitors Community of Practice Meeting
June 17, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN), an initiative of the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Virtual Event: Stable & Strong Families Training Series – Building Resource Family Protective Factors and Ways to Access Local Resources
June 17
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
June 17
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Virtual Event: MCHA Virtual Monthly Meeting – New WIC Benefits, Updates on Oral Health and State Legislative Budget
June 17
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Save the Date: Virtual Career Fair
June 17
, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles Unified School District

Webinar: Planning for Next School Year: Waivers, Meal Service Options, Best Practices and School Meal Application Outreach
June 17
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

Pregnancy Connections
June 17
, 1:00pm
A gathering space to ask questions, share experiences, and get support for you and your baby.
Presented by Mahmee

What’s Your Love Language? Breastfeeding Edition
June 17
, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Presented by CinnaMoms

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
June 17
, 6:00pm
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Child Care, Unfiltered: A Virtual Event
June 17
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by KPCC In Person

Webinar: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas and Perinatal Mental Health – Reimaging Ethics in a Decolonized Mental Health Ecosystem Workshop
June 17
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Friday, June 18

Virtual Event: Privileged Conversations 3-Hour Training
June 18
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Continuing educations credits will be available for a fee.
Presented by California Association of Infant Mental Health

Webinar: Child Passenger Safety for Community and Hospital California Nurses
June 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This webinar is approved for 1 contact hour of continuing education credit for RNs.
Presented by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.

Juneteenth Food Distribution
June 18
, 10:00am – 2:00pm (while supplies last)
Attendees must meet eligibility requirements and registration is required. For more information and to RSVP, please call (323) 789-4717
Presented by The Children’s Collective Inc.

Webinar: CPCA’s Peer Network Showcase
June 18
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Juneteenth Celebration & Free Resource Fair Event
June 18
, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park, 905 E. El Segundo Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90059
This event is open to all, space is limited and registration is required to confirm your spot. Food trucks, music, fun activities, giveaways, guest speakers, on-site services with free vaccinations and more!
Presented by 2nd District Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell

Webinar: Storytelling In the Time of COVID-19
June 18
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

Saturday, June 19

Today is Juneteenth Holiday (June 19) and World Sickle Cell Day (June 19)!

Free Veterinary Wellness Clinic
June 19
, by appointment only: Child Development Institute, 18050 Vanowen Street, Reseda, CA 91335
To schedule an appointment online, click here or call (818) 515-5461. The clinic includes exams, microchips and vaccines.
Presented by Child Development Institute, in partnership with The Little Angels Project

Virtual Event: Revolutionizing the Health of Undocumented Communities: Pre-Health Dreamers 1st Annual Conference
June 19
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Pre-Health Dreamers

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
June 19
, 11:00am
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Sunday, June 20

We don’t know of any events happening today, but we would like to wish you a happy Father’s Day!

For Father’s Day, we would like to share some information and resources on Fatherhood Engagement:

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