Upcoming Events for Week of March 2

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 March

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

Monday, March 2

It’s Real: Tools to Prevent Suspensions and Expulsions: How to Support all Children Birth to 5
March 2, 8:30am-12:30pm: Braille Institute, 741 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029
For more information, email mail@idaofcal.orgor call 916-453-8801
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California

Webinar: Supporting Induced Lactation: Addressing Common Challenges Facing the Lactation Professional
March 2, 9:00am-10:00am
Presented by the United States Lactation Consultant Association 

Tuesday, March 3

Webinar: Integrating Home Visiting Data with Early Childhood Data Systems: Strategies for States
March 3, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by Child Trends

Webinar: Helping Clients Understand Tax Filing and Health Coverage
March 3, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by ACE TA Center

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
March 3, 8:00am-9:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Little Scientists – Exploring ENGINEERING! with Preschoolers
March 3
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Webinar will have English and Spanish captioning 
Presented by the Office of Head Start and the National Center on Early Childhood 
Development, Teaching, and Learning

Wednesday, March 4

Virtual Event: Public Libraries: Vital Partners in Family Engagement
March 4
, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Redlining & Health Equity: How Health Systems Can Help Dismantle Structural Racism
March 4, 10:30am-11:30am
Presented by HealthBegins

Webinar: Feeding Infants and Toddlers: Classroom Practices that Support Early Nutrition Habits
March 4, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Orange County Zero Weeks Screening and Panel Discussion
March 4, 5:30pm-8:30pm: UCI Student Center, Crystal Cove Auditorium, 311 W. Peltason Dr., Irvine, CA 92697
Presented by California Work and Family Coalition, BreastfeedLA, Orange County Breastfeeding Coalition and University of California Irvine

Webinar: Optimal Nutrition Series: School Meals: Support Student’s Health and Learning
March 4, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
March 4
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Thursday, March 5

South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
March 5, 1:30pm-4:00pm: Glory Christian Fellowship International Church, 225 W Torrance Boulevard Overflow Room, Carson, CA 90745
For more information, please contact Megan Chichester at megan@bwwla.comor Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Friday, March 6

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Tax Preparation
March 6, 9:00am-2:00pm: Wilsona Elementary School, 41625 170thStreet East, Lancaster, CA 93535
To schedule your appointment, please call 661-942-4719 ext. 108 or visit CalEITC4me.org/get-itto find more locations and dates.
Presented by CalEITC4Me

Saturday, March 7

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Tax preparation
March 7, 9:00am-2:00pm: Mesquite Elementary School, 37622 43rdStreet East, Palmdale, CA 93552 
To schedule your appointment, please call 661-942-4719 ext. 108 or visit CalEITC4Me.org/GET-ITto find more locations and dates.
Presented by CalEITC4Me

Sunday, March 8

No events listed

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