Upcoming Events for Week of April 13

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 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 on the Stronger Families Blog. 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 list that we update weekly. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. And don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources.

Events Happening Throughout April

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online Breastfeeding Support Group
Day Sessions: 2nd& 4thMondays, 11:00am-12:00pm
Evening Sessions: 1stMonday, 8:45pm-9:15pm
Saturday Sessions: 3rdSaturday, 10:00am-10:45am
For more information, please contact soulfood4yourbaby@sfyb.orgPresented by Soul Food for Your Baby and Black Infant Health Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wednesday Meditations (Live streamed)
Every Wednesday, 6:00pm 
Presented by Dr. Rick Hanson

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Assistance: Food and Household Good Distribution
Every Thursday, 
12:00pm-2:30pm: 1153 Valencia Street (Parking lot on the corner of 12thstreet)
Presented by The Pico Union Project

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Youth Leadership Development Training
February 8-April 25 (Program takes place every Saturday)
,10:00am-1:00pm: East Los Angeles Women’s Center Main Office, 1431 S. Atlantic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please contact elawcyouth123@gmail.com
Presented by East Los Angeles Women’s Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Emotional Emancipation Circles
February 28-April 17 (group meets every Friday), 5:30pm-7:30pm: All Saints Church, 132 N Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Prototypes Prevention and Aftercare Services (PAS), Community Healing Network and the Association of Black Psychologists

Video Conference: Family Support Group
Starting April 9thEvery Thursday,
Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley

Mindfulness Breaks: Weekly Guided Mindfulness Sessions
Every Friday, 
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Connection Recovery Support Group via Video-conference
Starting April 15th, 1stand 3rdWednesdays of the Month
, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Advance reservations required. Call or text 626-988-2600 to RSVP.
Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley

Monday, April 13

Webinar: Black Maternal Health: Advancing the Village to Hold the Mother
April 13, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Maternal Wellness Village

TweetChat: Center Black Mamas
April 13, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Webinar: Black Maternal Health and the COVID-19 Response
April 13
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

April 13,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families 

Tuesday, April 14

Webinar: Cross-Sector Collaboration: Making Partnerships Work for Your Community
April 14
, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by Public Health Foundation 

Webinar: Shifting and Advancing Black Maternal Health Policy
April 14
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

CA Academy Annual Conference & Expo Virtual Conference 
April 14 – May 15: Time TBA
Presented by California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Wednesday, April 15

Webinar: Attending to Risks for Abuse and Neglect During COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Clinical Workforce
April 15
, 10:00am-11:15am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Unusual Bedfellows-Expanding and Developing New and Different Partnerships
April 15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by America Walks

Webinar: Improving Health Outcomes for Black Mamas through Holistic Midwifery Care
April 15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
April 15, 10:00am-12:00pm: East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E 3rdStreet, Los Angeles, CA 90022
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary – TheSource

Thursday, April 16

Webinar: Special Needs Require Specialized Care: Providing Dental Care to Children with Special Health Care Needs
April 16
, 9:30am-11:00am
Presented by Children Now

Webinar: “Ordinary Insanity” – A Conversation with Author Sarah Menkedick and Jaclyn Cohen
April 16
, 3pm – 4pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: Afterschool Meals Matter
April 16
, 11:00am
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 16
, 10:00am-11:00am
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Centering Black Mamas: In Practice
April 16, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Community Learner Calls with Zero to Three Regarding the DC: 0-5
April 16
, 11:00am-12:30pm
Participants will be able to join through a conference call or videoconference platform. 
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2 day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years
For questions regarding registration, please contact Yesenia Ocon at YOcon@zerotothree.org
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Prevention Services Division/Family and Community Partnerships

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
April 16, 10:00am-11:00am
Throughout April, the Ounce is offering a complimentary Achieve OnDemand self-paced course to all. To redeem your complimentary course, use the coupon code AODFree2020during checkout.
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Sustaining the Work: Leveraging Existing Resources to Keep Your Programs in Motion
April 16, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

CANCELLEDChild-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Implementation Level Protocol Training – CPP Booster One: 2-Day Skill Building Workshop
April 16 – 17
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Wellnest, 3787 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information, contact Michelle Salazar at msalazar@wellnestla.org or 323-373-2400 x3183.
Presented by Wellnest

Friday, April 17

Webinar: National Aids Treatment Advocacy Project Annual HIV Training: COVID-19 & HIV; Clinical Care Strategies & Updates
April 17, 9:00am-10:45am
Presented by National Aids Treatment Advocacy Project

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Paid Family Leave
April 17, 22, and May 5
; 10:00am-12:00pm
The webinars will be available in Spanish. To RSVP for those, click here
Presented by California Work & Family Coalition

Motivational Interviewing Training
April 17, 9:00am-4:30pm: CCALAC, Union Bank Plaza, 445 S Figueroa St #2100, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County 

Webinar: 3 Part Training: Understanding Paid Family Leave
April 17, 22, and May 5
, 10:00am-12:00pm (Presented in English) or 1:00pm-3:00pm (Presented in Spanish)
For more Information, please contact Melisa Acoba at melisa@workfamilyca.org
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Saturday, April 18

No events listed

Sunday, April 19

No events listed

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