Upcoming Events for the Week of March 29th

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!

March is:
Events happening throughout March

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

Nurturing Parenting Classes
Wednesdays (March 3 – May 12, 2021)
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This class is to help you and your family learn about a child’s developmental milestones, self-awareness, and positive forms of reinforcement. There is a total of 11 sessions that take place once a week on Wednesdays. All sessions are in English only and open to all zip codes. For registration information, please call Victoria at (213) 590-2457 or Jasmine at (323) 397-5798.
Presented by Children’s Bureau

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, March 29

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual Emergency Preparedness Symposium
March 29 – 31
, Times Vary
To view the draft agenda for this event, please click here.
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Women and Girls at Risk for HIV: Approaches for Adolescents, Transgender Women, and Those Struggling with Substance Use In the Age of of COVID-19
March 29
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the U.S Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women’s Health

Webinar: Parenting While Black Webinar Series: Becoming a Family, Part II: Birthing Webinar: Becoming a Family, Part II: Birthing While Black – The Imagined versus the Real
March 29
, 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Lactation Support for Low-Wage Workers
March 29
, 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

What To Do If You Get COVID-19 (with Spanish Interpretation)
March 29
, 6:00pm
Presented by the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California’s Health Justice Fellows

Tuesday, March 30

Today is National Doctor’s Day (March 30)!

Count on Me – Blood Drive Event
March 30
, 7:00am – 5:00pm: Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center, Keck Hall Lecture Room, 320 W. 15th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
To schedule an appointment via phone, call (800) 879-4484.
For questions, please call Jovita at (213) 742-6148 or via email at Jovita.TiensenVelasco@DignityHealth.org or call Jasmin at (213) 742-5529 or via email at Jasmin.Montehermoso@DignityHealthy.org
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center in collaboration with Life Stream Blood Bank

2021 COVID-19 Emergency Renters Assistance Program Application Period
March 30 – April 30
, 8:00am
This assistance is for Los Angeles residents only. The application period for COVID-19 emergency renters assistance will open on March 30 for new applications.
Presented by Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department

Drive-Thru Maywood Food Distribution
March 30
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: 5799 Woodland Avenue, Maywood, CA 90270
This a drive-thru only event. Walk-ups will not be allowed.
Presented by Labor Community Services of Los Angeles & the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Webinar: Reimagining Early Care and Education: A New American Vision
March 30
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by New America and W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation

Webinar: Special Event for Health Officials: A Conversation with Dr. Walensky, CDC Director
March 30
, 10:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Distribution of Free Haircuts, Hygiene Kits, Showers, Clothing & Food
March 30, 10:00am – 3:00pm: 1313 N. Edgemont Street, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by The Hope Center, San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, and other local community partners

Webinar: Uprooting the Structural Drivers of Health Inequity: Policy Solutions for Equitable Enforcement of Employment Laws
March 30
, 10:30am – 11:45am
Presented by ChangeLab Solutions

Fair Housing Rights & Tenancy Protections During COVID-19 and Beyond
March 30
, 11:00am
Presented by Mental Health Advocacy Services

Webinar: Creating Protective Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth Within Schools and Communities to Prevent Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence
March 30
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect

Virtual Event: Welcome Baby Information Session
March 30
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Welcome Baby Program at Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Webinar: An Inward-Facing Trauma-Informed Approach: A Dental Perspective
March 30
, 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

The Single Moms at Work Program Information Session
March 30
, 1:00pm
To register or for more information, call (510) 414-1553 or email haninah@urbanuniv.org with your full name, phone number and date that you would like to attend. After sending your information, you will receive a GoogleMeet video link (no pre-installation is required).
Presented by Urban University

Healthy Relationships Workshop
March 30
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
To join the meeting via Zoom, enter this meeting ID: 981 893 6556. The passcode for the meeting is ALL4KIDS#! To register for this event or for more information, please contact Ileana Morales at (323) 572-4371 or via email at ileanamorales@all4kids.org
Presented by the Children’s Bureau Healthy Families America Department of Public Social Services Team and Peace Over Violence

Virtual Training: Women and Finance
March 30
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Wednesday, March 31

Breakthrough Parenting Series (Spanish)
March 31
, 10:00am – 12:00pm: East L.A. Family Resource Center, 4801 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please contact Iris Gomez via email at igomez@lacare.org or via phone at (213) 438-5570.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

Webinar: Improving Immigrant Access to COVID Vaccines: Public Policy and Outreach Strategies
March 31
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Webinar: Unlocking the Benefits of Nature for Young Children of All Abilities
March 31
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: Virtual Women’s Panel in Honor of Women’s History Month
March 31
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
This meeting will be held using Zoom. To join this event, enter the following Meeting ID: 964 6494 5296
Password: 389721
or via telephone at (213) 338-8477
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) Humankindness Committee

Webinar: Alone in the World: Navigating the Workspace as the Only IBCLC of Color
March 31
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by PAC/LAC

Webinar: Increasing PrEP Implementation Among CHCs
March 31
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: PPS Reconciliations: Best Practices
March 31
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Breakthrough Parenting Series (English)
March 31
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm: East L.A. Family Resource Center, 4801 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please contact Iris Gomez via email at igomez@lacare.org or via phone at (213) 438-5570.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

Thursday, April 1

Safe & Sacred Pregnancy: Black Mamas Glowing Through COVID-19 Support Group
April 1, 8, 15 & 22
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Friday, April 2

Easter Spring Thing Drive-Thru Giveaway
April 2
, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Pacoima Charter Elementary, 11016 Norris Avenue, Pacoima, CA 91331
Presented by LAPD Community Safety Partnership Program San Fernando Gardens and Pacoima Charter Elementary

Saturday, April 3

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, April 4

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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