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:
- Arthritis Awareness Month
- Better Hearing & Speech Month
- CalFresh Awareness Month
- Global Employee Health & Fitness Month
- Hepatitis Awareness Month
- Mental Health Awareness Month
- National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
- National High Blood Pressure Education Month
- National Nurses Month
- National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
- National Stroke Awareness Month
- Preeclampsia Awareness Month
- Skin Cancer Awareness Month
- National Baby Day (May 2)
- Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (May 3 – 7)
- Clean Your Hands Day (May 5)
- National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12)
- National Skilled Nursing Care Week (May 9 – 15)
- National Women’s Health Week (May 9 – 15)
- National Hospital Week (May 9 – 15)
- World No Tobacco Day (May 31)
Events happening throughout May
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:
- Music Mondays: Mondays, 10:00am
- Storytime Online: Tuesday – Friday, 10:00am
- Baby and Toddler Storytime: Tuesdays, 10:30am
- Virtual Mini-Storytime: Thursdays, 11:00am
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
Tuesday, June 1
Wednesday, June 2
Virtual Training: Community Spotlight: I.C. Stars
June 2, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Literacy Works
Thursday, June 3
Webinar: From Rescue to Rebuild: Developing a National ECE System that Works
June 3, 10:00am
Presented by the Learning Policy Institute, New America, and the Education Policy Initiative
Webinar: Maternal Mental Health: The First ACE
June 3, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by 2020 Mom
Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: Valuing Passion: Connecting with Families Around What They Care About
June 3, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center
Webinar: Agricultural Worker Health 102: Supporting Agricultural Worker Health
June 3, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Farmworker Health Network
Virtual Event: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board Meeting via Teleconference Call
June 3, 1:00pm
For questions, please email email@example.com.
Presented by The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative
June 3, 1:00pm
A gathering space where you can come and ask questions, share experiences and get support for you and your baby.
Presented by Mahmee
Let’s Talk Sleep… or the Lack Of!
June 3, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Presented by CinnaMoms
Safe & Sacred Pregnancy: Black Mamas Glowing Through COVID-19 Support Group
June 3, 10, 17 & 24, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW
Webinar: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas and Perinatal Mental Health: A 3-Part Law and Ethics Workshop Series
June 3, 10, & 17, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Single day tickets are available. See this brochure to learn more about the series.
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW
Friday, June 4
Special Housing Clinic! Free Legal Services: Virtual Advice and Housing
June 4, TBA
Space is limited, to reserve a spot please call (323) 299-9496 ext. 157.
Presented by Jenesse Center, Inc.
Free Mammograms Event
June 4, 8:30am – 2:00pm: YMCA – ELA 2900 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
For appointments call 1 (877) 426-3926
Presented by YMCA East Los Angeles in partnership with Alinea Medical Imaging
Help Me Grow Los Angeles Pathways Funding Request for Proposals (RFP) – Wave 2
Submission Deadline: June 4, 5:00pm
Presented by First 5 LA
Saturday, June 5
Science Day 2021: An Annual Day of Explorations in Medicine and Science
June 5, 9:00am – 11:30am
This event is open to elementary, middle, and high school youth from pre-K to 12th grade and community members.
Presented by Pipeline Programs at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Virtual Citizenship Workshop! Free Virtual Legal Services
June 5, 9:00am – 2:00pm (by appointment only)
To sign up for this event, call CARECEN at (213) 814-5248. Deadline to pre-register is May 24th.
Presented by CARECEN and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
Community Fair and Resources
June 5, 10:00am – 2:00pm: 1116 Swan Street, Anaheim, CA 92801
Free diapers with child’s birth certificate, vaccine card or hospital letter. No registration needed, diapers are while supplies last.
Presented by United Across Borders Foundation
Sunday, June 6
We don’t know of any events happening today.