Upcoming Events for Week of April 15

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.

Monday, 4/15

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Spring Into Health: Healthy Food Choices 
April 15,
 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Lestonnac Free Clinic, 401 East 21st Street, San Bernardino, CA 92404
Presented by Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center 

Webinar: Black Maternal Health Week 19: Maternal Health Policy Priorities for Black Mamas
April 15,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Tuesday, 4/16

Fresno: UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training
April 16 – 18, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Lighthouse for Children, 2405 Tulare Street, Suite 300, Fresno, CA 
Presented by Breastfeeding Coalition 

9th Annual Minority Cancer Awareness Week Forum – Race, Racism, Equity and Health
April 16,
 5:30pm – 8:30pm: City of Hope Cooper Auditorium, 1500 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91010
Presented by City of Hope

Webinar: WMM Speaker Series: Every Mother Counts 
April 16,
 9:30am – 10:30am 
Presented by Women Moving Millions 

Webinar: Serving People in Multiple Languages & Welcoming Immigrants
April 16
, 10:00am- 11:00am
Presented by CalFresh

Webinar: Serving Diverse Communities & Advancing Racial Equity
April 16
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by CalFresh 

Webinar: Preserving the Right to Parent: Custody Issues for Survivors with Disabilities 
April 16,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Vera Center on Victimization + Safety 

PARENT/FAMIYL EVENT: Death By Delivery Film Screening & Critical Discussion 
April 16,
 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 4340 11th Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Women for Wellness 

Webinar: BSTARS: The Star Power of Peer Support
April 16,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by Michigan Breastfeeding Network

Wednesday, 4/17

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Coaster Making Workshop – For Seniors 55+ 
April 17,
 10:00am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness & Activity Center 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENTS: Perinatal Equity Initiative (PEI) Stakeholder Engagement Learning Session
April 17
, 1:30pm – 3:00pm: Jack Bulik Neighborhood Center, 16581 Filbert St, Fontana, CA 92335
Presented by Harder+Company Community Research  

Webinar: Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
April 17,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by The Ounce 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Child Guidance Center San Clemente Clinic Open House
April 17,
 3:00pm – 5:30pm: Child Guidance Center San Clemente Clinic, 3551 Camino Mira Costa, Suite T, San Clemente, CA 92672
Presented by Child Guidance Center

Webinar: From Teaching to Thinking: A Conversation with Ann Pelo and Margie Carter
April 17,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Embedding Health and Safety in Your Program’s Culture 
April 17,
 11:00am – 12:00pm 
Presented by Office of Head Start’s – Safe Foundations, Healthy Futures Campaign 

Thursday, 4/18

Webinar: State Policies and Practices to Promote Father Involvement 
April 18,
 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Fatherhood Research & Practice Network

Lean In USC: Mental Health & Wellness Panel 
April 18
, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: University of Southern California, 3670 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Presented by Lean In USC 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Treating Depression with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
April 18,
 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 911 Coeur D Alene Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Presented by Clearview Treatment Programs 

The Ray Symposium – Addressing the Future of Health in America: Diversity, Racism and Health Disparities 
April 18,
 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Health Education Center (HEC), 701 East Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766
Presented by Western University of Health Sciences – College of Pharmacy 

Webinar: Planned Language Approach: The Big 5 Series: Focus on Oral Language and Vocabulary
April 18,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Fact vs. Fiction – Public Charge and Immigration Status Community Town Hall
April 18
, 6:00pm – 8:00am 
Presented by AltaMed Health Services 

Friday, 4/19

Webinar: Teacher Time: Using Ongoing Assessment to Support Effective Infant and Toddler Teaching Practices 
April 19,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Promoting Resilience Using a Two Generation Modal 
April 19,
Presented by Strategies 2.0

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Perinatal Equity Initiative (PEI) Community Focus Group (San Bernardino)
April 19,
 12:30pm – 2:00pm: Victor Community Support Services, 1908 Business Center Dr, Suite 109, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Presented by Harder+Company Community Research 

Saturday, 4/20

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Rock the Spectrum’s Rockin’ Resource Fair 2019!
April 20,
 9:00am – 1:00pm: Woodley Park 2 at Lake Balboa, 6350 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91436
Presented by We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mindfulness Workshop for Parents & Children 
April 20 & 26
 (use dropdown to select date), 2:30pm – 4:00pm: Bodhi Academy, 8762 Garden Grove Blvd, #102, Garden Grove, CA 92844
Presented by Bodhi Academy 

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Wushu Shaolin Kung Fu with Sifu Sal Redner 
April 20 & 27
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm: Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8404
Presented by Los Angeles State Historic Park

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