Upcoming Events for the Week of November 15th

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:

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November is:
In the Spotlight This Week

The Child Tax Credit: Securing Child Tax Credits for Non-Filers
Deadline for eligible families: November 15
Time is running out for families who qualify as non-filers to receive their Child Tax Credits via advance payments. Home visitors can encourage eligible families to access the simplified, mobile-friendly sign-up tool — available in English and Spanish – by November 15.
Presented by the White House and U.S. Department of Treasury, in collaboration with Code for America

Comidas Saludables Durante el Embarazo y la Lactancia
16 de noviembre
, 2:00pm – 3:30pmPara registrarse por telefono o para más información, por favor contacte a Ileana Morales al (323) 572-4371.
Presentado por el programa Healthy Families America de Children’s Bureau

Events happening throughout November

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.

Monday, November 15

The Child Tax Credit: Securing Child Tax Credits for Non-Filers
Deadline for eligible families: November 15

Time is running out for families who qualify as non-filers to receive their Child Tax Credits via advance payments. Home visitors can encourage eligible families to access the simplified, mobile-friendly sign-up tool — available in English and Spanish – by November 15.
Presented by the White House and U.S. Department of Treasury, in collaboration with Code for America

Virtual Training: Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) – Full Protocol
November 15 – 19
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Free Online Breastfeeding Support for African American Families
November 15
, 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby & The Children’s Collective Inc.’s Black Infant Health Program

Webinar: The Cultural Iceberg: A Deeper Dive Into What’s Below the Surface
November 15
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: 2021 Birth to 12th Grade Water Cooler Conference: Shining a Light on Equity!
November 15 – 16
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Advancement Project California

Tuesday, November 16

Save the Date: Annual CWA Fall Conference & Education Day
November 16 – 18
Presented by California WIC Association

Webinar: Breastfeeding Fundamentals & the Criminalization System
November 16
, 7:00am
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries in Home Visiting for Supervisors
November 16
, 8:00am – 9:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Training: Choosing Your Attitude: Using Strengths-Based Family Assumptions
November 16
, 9:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Aligning Public Health and Businesses: Effective Partnerships and COVID-19 Messaging Strategies
November 16
, 10:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Webinar: Pregnancy & Dental Care Go Together
November 16 & 18
, 10:00am
Presented by Community Catalyst

Webinar: Aligning Public Health and Businesses: Effective Partnerships and COVID-19 Messaging Strategies
November 16
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Webinar: The Launch of Benefits Access for Immigrants Los Angeles (BAILA) Network
November 16
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Zoom meeting ID: 819 1296 8449 and enter passcode: 144112
Presented by California Community Foundation

Virtual Event: Mom and Baby Action Network Virtual Summit 2021 – Accelerating Birth Equity: Moving From Data to Action
November 16
, 10:00am – 1:30pm
Presented by March of Dimes

Webinar: Introducing a Language Access Application “Tarjimly” – Learn About the Interpretation Services Available for Non-Profits
November 16
, 11:00am
Presented by Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaboration (CVIIC) and Tarjimly

Webinar: State Strategies to Strengthen Infant-Toddler Care as Public Pre-K Expands
November 16
, 11:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Building Trust: How Johns Hopkins Medicine Achieved the #1 Spot in Monigle’s National Ranking
November 16
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development

Webinar: Connecting with Community to Prevent Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence During Crisis: Lessons Learned from Minnesota
November 16
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect – A ValorUS Project

Webinar: Advancing Behavioral Health Equity: CLAS Standards in Action
November 16
, 11:30am
Presented by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the HHS Office of Minority Health

Webinar: Actionable Approaches to Furthering Equity: How Organizations Can Center Lived Expertise
November 16
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) and Feeding America

Virtual Event: Virtual Gala 2021: Feeding the Future, Funding the Field
November 16
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Register before October 1 for a chance to win two tickets to The Pump and Dump Show in Brea on October 7.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: Virtual Regional Community Action Team Meeting
November 16
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by South LA / South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (AAIMM) Community Action Team

Comidas Saludables Durante el Embarazo y la Lactancia
16 de noviembre
, 2:00pm – 3:30pmPara registrarse por telefono o para más información, por favor contacte a Ileana Morales al (323) 572-4371.
Presentado por el programa Healthy Families America de Children’s Bureau

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 3:  Responsabilidad y Disciplina
16 de noviembre
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Presented by Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Wednesday, November 17

Today is World Prematurity Day (November 17) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day (November 17)!

Food Distribution/Distribución de Comida
November 17
, 9:00am (while supplies last): 611 S. Lorena Street, Los Angeles, CA 90023 (At the intersection of 6th and S. Concord, behind the building)
For more information contact pgutierrez@elacc.org, call (323) 604-1954 or text (323) 539-3862
Presented by East Los Angeles Community Corporation

Webinar: More Than a Formula: Creating Actionable & Engaging Patient Education
November 17
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) Health Literacy Solutions Center

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual Conference – One Step Forward & Two Steps Back: Abortion Restrictions and Maternal Health Policy
November 17
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Women’s Health Equity Coalition

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Information Design Basics in Flyers and More
November 17
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Foundations of Gender-Inclusive Work Series: Part 1: Dimensions of Gender Workshop
November 17
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Veterans & Community Thanksgiving Food Giveaway, Resources, Free Eye and Dental Care
November 17
, 10:00am – 1:00pm (while supplies last): El Camino College (Parking Lot C), 3338 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90506
Registration is requested for an eye or dental exam, these services will be available from 8:00am – 3:00pm.
Presented by El Camino College, Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor for the 2nd District Holly J. Mitchell and Healing California

Virtual Event: Willis & Friends: Partnering with Families is Key for Advancing Early Relational Health
November 17
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Free Walk-Up Food Pantry Distribution Event
November 17
, 11:00am – 3:00pm (while supplies last): 4801 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Presented by The L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center in East LA, in partnership with Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA

Webinar: Creating Intentional Joy In Work As a Team
November 17
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Virtual Event: Sacramento Black Community Mental Health & Criminal “Justice” Real Talk – Part 1: Black Community’s Voice Lifted Up
November 17
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by OnTrack Program Resources

Wellness Workshop for South LA Teens: Suicide Prevention
November 17
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
This workshop is open to all South LA high school youth. To join the Zoom meeting, enter “916 1697 0590” as the meeting ID 916 1697 0590 and enter “CoCo” as the password.
Presented by Community Coalition and others

Vermont & Manchester Development – SEED School Application Process (Community Workshop)
November 17
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
For more information, contact Jennie Hernandez at jhernandez@coalitionrcd.org or call (323) 200-9606.
Presented by Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD)

Virtual Event: Liberatory Lineages: Unpacking & Resisting Anti-Blackness, Part 3 of Series
November 17
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by #VigilantLove

Thursday, November 18

Today is World Pancreatic Cancer Day (November 18), International Day for Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Prevention and Healing (November 18) and The Great American Smokeout Day (November 18). It is also the start of U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18 – 24) and World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (November 18 – 24)!

Virtual Event: Closer to Zero Action Plan: Impacts of Toxic Element Exposure and Nutrition at Different Crucial Developmental Stages
November 18
, 7:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Virtual Event: HHS Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge: Innovative Methods to Improve Postpartum Care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native Women
November 18
, 7:45am
Presented by The Office on Women’s Health (OWH)

Virtual Event: CHLA Early Childhood Mental Health Program Birth to Five Mental Health Core Training Series – Trauma Response in Infants
November 18
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Webinar: Oral Health
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal & Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Stable & Strong Families Training Series – Educational Advocacy for Children in Foster Care
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center

Virtual Event: MCHA Monthly Meeting – Multiforum Advocacy Solutions Recent Improvements in Pregnancy and Post-Pregnancy Coverage
November 18
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Virtual Workshop: Caring for Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Women’s Health – Delivering Inclusive Care
November 18
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Women’s Health Collaborative

Webinar: Cultural Humility: Black and African Heritage In Maternal Mental Health: Why Does It Matter?
November 18
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by The San Gabriel Valley (SGV) Maternal Mental Health & SGV African American Infant Maternal Mortality

Virtual Training: The Family as a Cultural Asset for Latinx Youth Development
November 18
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Event: Sacramento Black Community Mental Health & Criminal “Justice” Real Talk – Part 2: Response/Answers/Resources
November 18
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by OnTrack Program Resources

Baby Diaper Distribution Drive-Thru Event
November 18
, 4:00pm (while supplies last): 21815 Pioneer Boulevard, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
Diapers will be given on a first come, first serve basis. No walk-ups will be allowed.
Presented by the City of Hawaiian Gardens and Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Ask the Doctor: Kids & Vaccines Q&A with Dr. Yolanda Hancock
November 18
, 4:00pm
Send questions to askthedoctor@grapevinehealth.com.
Presented by Grapevine Health

Kids Fit Telehealth Class (English)
November 18
, 5:00pm
For additional information, please contact Denise Torres at (818) 898-1388, ext. 42053.
Presented by Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Friday, November 19

Free COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Clinic for Anyone Ages 5 and Older
November 19 & 20
, 8:00am – 3:30pm: Roosevelt Park, 7600 Graham Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90001
The mobile clinic will be located at the gym. No appointment needed. Bring photo ID to confirm age. For questions, call St. John’s Well Child & Family Center at (213) 640-8100.
Presented by the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell and others

Emergency Renters Assistance Program Workshop: Get One-on-One Help With Your Application
November 19
, 10:00am – 6:00pm: Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, 152 W 32nd St., Los Angeles, 90007
For more information, call (213) 745-9961.
Presented by SAJE – Strategic Actions for a Just Economy

Webinar: Improving Health Care Response to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Toolkit Release
November 19
, 12:00pm
Presented by California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC)

The Call for Proposals for the 2022 Virtual National Home Visiting Summit
Deadline to submit proposals: November 19
, 7:00pm
The virtual conference event will take place March 22 – 24, 2022.
Presented by Start Early

Saturday, November 20

Today International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (November 20)!

3rd Annual Free Adaptive Sports Festival for the Whole Family
November 20
9:00am – 4:00pm: Brookside Park (by the Rose Bowl), 360 N. Arroyo Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91103
Pre-registration is required. To register for this event, click here.
Presented by Triumph Foundation

Free Online Breastfeeding Support for African American Families
November 20
, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby & The Children’s Collective Inc.’s Black Infant Health Program

Webinar: Non-Profit Milk Blanking: Filling The Mothers’ Milk Gap with Lisa Stellwagen MD, FAAP
November 20
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

Drive-Thru Turkey & Food Giveaway
November 20
, 10:00am – 2:00pm (while supplies last): Bell Gardens John Anson Ford Park, 8000 Park Lane, Bell Gardens, CA 90201
The first 1,000 families to register for a time slot will receive a free turkey. Pre-registration and proof of registration confirmation is required at the event to receive a free turkey and food box; limit 1 turkey per car. Food boxes will be available to all attendees while supplies last.
To pre-register via phone, call (562) 861-5803.
Presented by The Office of Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, in partnership with the City of Bell Gardens and LA Food Bank

Thanksgiving Turkey Brunch Event
November 20
, 11:00am – 4:00pm: 600 S. Maple Avenue, Montebello, CA 90640
Everyone is invited! Low-income families may pre-register for groceries by calling (323) 727-7997.
Presented by Heart of Compassion

Webinar: Overcoming Disparities in African American Infant and Maternal Mortality: Doctors and Doulas and Mamas, Oh My!
November 20
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Black Infants & Families and others

Sunday, November 21

Today is the start of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week (November 21 – 27)!

2021 Annual Turkey Drive Event
November 21
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm (while supplies last): 39626 10th Street West, Suite F, Palmdale, CA 93551
150 turkeys will be given away on a first come, first serve basis.
Presented by Marro Real Estate, Tacos El Superior, and McMarro Family Restaurants

2021 Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
November 21
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm (while supplies last): South Los Angeles Wetlands Park, 5413 S. Avalon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Presented by Bright Path Center

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