Upcoming Events for Week of April 6

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: 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

Nurturing Fathers Group (Free Father-focused Parenting Classes)
February 12 – April (English classes every Wednesday– 10 sessions),6:00pm – 9:00pm: Families Uniting Families, 525 E 7thSt, Long Beach, CA 90813
Spanish classes will be offered if there are enough participants.
To enroll, call Anthony Padilla at 562-570-3284.
Presented by City of Long Beach — Life Coaching & Fundamentals of Fatherhood Program

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

Connection Recovery Support Group via Google Duo
1stand 3rdThursdays of the Month
, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Advance reservations required. Call or text 626-988-2600 to RSVP.
Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley

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

Monday, April 6

No events listed

Tuesday, April 7

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 7
, 2:00pm-3:00pm
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Mind Shift: Changing the Mental Health System to Better Serve Communities of Color
April 7
, 11:30am-12:30pm
Presented by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries in Home Visiting for Supervisors
April 7, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Throughout April, the Ounce is offering a complimentary Achieve OnDemand self-paced course to all. To redeem your complimentary course, use the coupon code AODFree2020 during checkout.
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Little Scientists – Exploring MATH! with Infants and Toddlers
April 7
, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start and the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Wednesday, April 8

Webinar: School Breakfast and Lunch Programs: The Lowdown for CalFresh Healthy Living Agencies
April 8
, 10:00am-11:30am
Presented by California Department of Public Health

Community Learner Calls with Zero to Three Regarding the DC: 0-5
April 8
, 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 Department of Mental Health Prevention Services Division/Family and Community Partnerships

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Source Mobile Hub: For Those Currently Or At Risk of Experiencing Homelessness
April 8, 3:00pm-5:00pm: San Fernando Library, 217 N Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 913400
Presented by LA County Library – The Source

Thursday, April 9

Facebook LIVE: Tips for Moms & Moms-to-Be to Relieve Stress and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 9, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by March of Dimes

Webinar: Family Support Group Zoom Meet & Greet
April 9, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley

Webinar: Clear Communication During the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 9
, 9:00am–10:00am
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement  

Webinar: April 2020 Strengthening Families: Flourishing Families
April 9
, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Center for the Study of Social Policy 

Webinar: Staff Wellness Series: Recharge, Refresh! Making the Most of Summer Break
April 9, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Friday, April 10

Maternal Mental Health Now Policy Committee Meeting
April 10
, TBA: Location TBA
For more information, contact Araceli at araceli@maternalmentalhealthnow.org
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Save the Date: Black Maternal Health Regional Summit
April 10
: Southeast Atlanta, GA
Registration details coming soon at blackmamasmatter.org
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance 

Saturday, April 11

No events listed

Sunday, April 12

No events listed

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