Upcoming Events for Week of May 27

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.

Tuesday, 5/28

Webinar: Understanding the Concerning Rise in Maternal and Congenital Syphilis in California 
May 28
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative 

Webinar: How Community-Based Organizations Can Help Document the Chilling Effects from the Proposed Public Charge Regulation 
May 28
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families 

LGBTQ Health and Human Services Convening
May 28 – 29
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, 500 J. Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by the California LGBTQ Health & Human Services Network 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Workshop: How to Prepare your Child for Kindergarten/ TK
May 28
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Pasadena Public Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Alma Fuerte Public School 

May 28,
 10:00am – 11:00am: East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, 4060 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Presented by Avanti Hospitals 

Anti-Human Trafficking General Meeting 
May 28,
 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Church Anaheim, The Shop, 2095 E. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Anaheim 

Webinar: Welcome to Parenthood
May 28, 10:00am – 10:30am 
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone 

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars 
May 28, 
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Workshop: How to Prepare you Child for Kindergarten/TK
May 28,
 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Pasadena Public Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Alma Fuerte Public School

Webinar: Home Visitor e-Institute: Leave the Bag Challenge 
May 28 – 31
You will need to register for the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC). Then log in and go here to enroll in this e-learning course.
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning 

Wednesday, 5/29

Helping Teens Work Through Grief Training for Mental Health Professionals
May 29,
 1:00pm – 4:00pm: McKinley Children’s Center-Greene Auditorium, 762 Cypress Street, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by MCertified Training at McKinley Children’s Center 

Webinar: How to Start a Trauma-Informed System in Your School District
May 29,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by Salud America!

Webinar: Healthy Moms Happy Babies: Healing Approaches to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Home Visitation Programs
May 29,
 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Futures Without Violence 

Webinar: Immigrant-Inclusive State EITC Tax Policies 
May 29,
 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families 

Webinar: Five Key Oral Health Messages to Share with Pregnant Women and Parents 
May 29,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: CVD Awareness (Spanish) 
May 29,
 8:30am – 10:30am: Middleton Ave. Elementary School, 6357 Malabar St., Huntington Park, CA 90255
To register, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

SAVE THE DATE: Parents as Teachers 2 Training (3-5 Curriculum) 
May 29 – 30,
 TBA: Child Care Resource Center, 250 Grand Cypress Ave., Palmdale, CA 93551
Presented by Parents as Teachers

Moral Injury and Pathways to Recovery 
May 29 – 31
, TBA: University of Southern California, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Presented by the Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Healthy Families America Advanced Supervision Training 
May 29 – 31,
 8:30am – 4:30pm: University of Nebraska at Omaha, Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC), 6001 Dodge Street, CEC 118 Room, Omaha, NE, 68182
Presented by Healthy Families America

Thursday, 5/30

Webinar: A Closer Look at the Planning Guide and Organizational Readiness Chart for Early Head Start and Early Health Start-Child Care Partnerships 
May 30,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Awareness Class (Spanish)
May 30
, 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Hyde Park Early Education Center, 1310 11th Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
To register, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center CHMC Dignity Health 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breaking Down the Barriers to Black Healing: Black Men Masculinity & Mental Health
May 30, 
7:00pm – 10:00pm: Cinemark Baldwin Hills Theatre, 4020 Marlton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by MBK Los Angeles County

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Think Babies Parent Advocacy Academy 
March 30,
 1:30pm – 5:30pm: Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, Community Room, 5870 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90805
Presented by ZERO to THREE 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Got Health or Got Hype?
May 30,
 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Ellie’s House, 1055 Harrison Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Presented by LA Team of Juice Plus and the NYC Clean Plate Club

Twitter Chat: #BlueandYouChat for Mental Health Awareness Month
May 30, 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by the Children’s Bureau 

Webinar: Addressing Domestic Violence in Early Childhood Education Programs
May 30,
 11:00am – 12:00pm 
Presented by Futures Without Violence 

Friday, 5/31

How Early Child Development Impacts Mental Health 
May 31,
 9:00am – 12:30pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families 

Trauma & Resilience Training 
May 31,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 
Presented by ECHO 

Lactation Support In the High Risk Infant Population
May 31
, 9:00am – 4:15pm: AHMC Healthcare, Inc. 500 E. Main Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Alhambra, CA 91803
Presented by BreastfeedLA 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Special Needs Parents, Family and Friends Support Group
May 31,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Institute for Behavioral Health, 1905 S. Business Center Dr., Ste. 100, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Presented by the Institute for Behavioral Health 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Recovering Through Creativity: Building A Community Through Poetry 
May 31,
 12:00pm – 3:00pm: The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Peer Resource Center (PRC), 560 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020
For more information, please contact the PRC at 213-351-1934
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Dream Big Graduation 
May 31,
 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Children’s Institute – Otis Booth Campus, 2121 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by the Children’s Institute 

Strengths of Africian-American Families 
May 31
, 8:30am – 3:30pm: Children’s Bureau, 1910 Magnolia Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by LAC-FCCAC 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Day Without Hunger 
May 31
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: City of Palmdale SAVES (South Antelope Valley Emergency Services) 1002 E Avenue Q-12, Palmdale, CA 93550
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, DPSS and many more! 

Saturday, 6/1

Together We Are Better: Moving Forward to a Positive Future 
June 1,
 7:30am – 4:00pm: The Grand Long Beach Events Center, 4101 East Willow Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by the Children’s Home Society of California- Long Beach 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Happy Kids Fair (Costume Party) 
June 1,
 10:00am – 4:00pm: 422 W Lemon Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007
Presented by MomsInLA 

GLAD – Immigration Workshop for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community in LA 
June 1
, 1:00pm – 6:00pm: 2222 Laverna Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Presented by the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Long Beach Black Infant Health Baby Shower
June 1,
 11:00am – 3:00pm: Miller Family Health Education Center, 3820 Cherry Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
Presented by the Long Beach Black Infant Health Program 

Social Emotional Development in Speech and Language
June 1,
 9:00am – 1:00pm: Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, #320, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by Westside Regional Center Community Services 

Autism 101: Basic Information and Behavior Strategies 
June 1,
 9:30am – 10:30am: Brea City Civic and Cultural Center, Community Room A, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by Lind Speech 

Parenting and Teaching with Conscious Words – South Bay 
June 1,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: ALC Preschool – Social Hall, 26231 Silver Spur Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Presented by Empower Kids for Life 

June 1,
 10:00am – 4:00pm: A-1 Home Care Agency, 12631 Imperial Highway, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Presented by A-1 Home Care 

Sunday, 6/2

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Postpartum Tales: A Storytelling Workshop with Melissa Bangs
June 2,
 10:00am – 4:00pm: Wellnest: Emotional Health & Wellness, 3787 Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information and to register email jennah@lacgc.org
Presented by Wellnest, Maternal Mental Health NOW, and CalMHSA 

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: 6th Annual SoCalMoms Great Big Family Play Day
June 2,
 9:00am – 5:00pm: The Autry at Griffith Park (across from LA Zoo) 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by SoCalMoms.com 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Intro to The Resilience Toolkit with Ana Rosa Najera
June 2, 5:00pm – 6:45pm: People’s Yoga, 5161 Pomona Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Presented by Lumos Transforms 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Sunlight Project: A Mental Health Awareness Workshop for Teens 
June 2,
 1:00pm – 3:00pm: CalLu Hub 101, 31416 Agoura Road, Suite 105C, Westlake Village, CA 91361
Presented by Kylah Kennedy 

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