Upcoming Events for Week of October 28

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 October

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday August 27 – December 11
, 9:00am – 11:50am: Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106
Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 3:20pm: Mission Gathering Church, 789 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107
To register, please email Jane Stockly at jlstockly@pasadena.edu or visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

Monday, 10/28

Addressing Health and Social Needs of California’s Immigrant Families: Lessons Learned from Local Responses and Future Priorities
October 28, 10:30am – 12:15pm: The Citizen Hotel, Metropolitan Terrace, 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by Kaiser Family Foundation and the Blue Shield of California Foundation, featuring California’s Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghaly

October 28,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm: Garden Grove Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841
Presented by OC Public Libraries

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Domestic Violence, Custody and The Family Court
October 28,
 6:30pm – 9:30pm: Fiesta Hall, Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046
Presented by the City of West Hollywood and its Women’s Advisory Board

October 28
, 8:00am – 10:00am: Audubon Middle School, 4120 11th Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90008
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Tuesday, 10/29

Beyond Silos: Domestic Violence and Health Care Partnerships
October 29,
 8:30am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by The DVHC Leadership Council and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Anti-Human Trafficking General Meeting
October 29,
 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Church Anaheim – The Shop, 2095 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Anaheim

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Family As Ally: How To Survive and Thrive with Mental Illness
October 29
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 2471 E. Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

Supporting Teams Through Reflective Supervision (STARS)
October 29 – 30,
 TBA: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
To register, please email Maritza Noriega at mnoriega@preventchildabuse.org
Presented by Healthy Families America and the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health

Wednesday, 10/30

Webinar: Spotlight On Maternal Mental Health: Treatment and Research
October 30
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Webinar: Growing Resilient Fathers
October 30,
Must login to register for course
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Measure H Policy Summit #6: Employment
October 30,
 9:00am – 12:00pm: United Way – Greater Los Angeles, 1150 South Olive Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Building Your Educator Tool Box: Collecting High Impact and Fun Power Tools
October 30,
 8:00am – 4:00pm: Monterey Hill Special Events, 3700 West Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
Presented by Health Workforce Initiative

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screenings
October 30,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Good Shepherd Manor, 4411 11th Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90043
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Thursday, 10/31

Webinar: School-based Systems: The Narrow Gate Where All Children Gather
October 31,
 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by NTI Upstream

Friday, 11/1

Webinar: Substance Use and Perinatal DepressionFeaturing Margaret Lynn Yonekura, MD, of L.A. Best Babies Network
November 1, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

2019 Research Fast Pitch Competition – Application Due May 15, 2019
November 1
, TBA: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screenings
November 1,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: South Central LAMP, 892 E. 48th St., Los Angeles, CA 90011
To register, please contact Isabela Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Saturday, 11/2

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Empowered Birth Choices (4-Week Series of Childbirth Preparation Classes)
November 2, 9, 23 & 30, 10:00am – 1:30pm: Health Net Community Doula Program, 3655 S. Grand Ave., Suite 260, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Advance registration required by October 31. To register, please call 626-388-2191 ext. 2 or email Debbie.Benton@motherbabysupport.net
Presented by the Health Net Community Doula Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wearing Many Hats? Navigating the Multiple Needs of Your Family (Presentation + Resource Fair)
November 2
, 8:30am – 12:30pm: Harbor Regional Center – Long Beach, 1155 E. San Antonio Dr., Long Beach, CA 90807
To RSVP, please contact Mildred Martin at (310) 543-0646 by October 25, 2019.
Childcare and interpretation will be available for those who request it 5 business days prior to the event.
Presented by Harbor Regional Center – Long Beach

Special Needs Expo and Resource Fair

November 2,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park (formerly Marsh Park), 2999 Rosanna St., Los Angeles, CA 90039
Presented by GIFT Global Initiative

2019 Blue Tie Gala – Let Dreams Take Flight
November 2,
 TBA: Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Children’s Bureau

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 1st Annual Wilmington YMCA Dia De Los Muertos 5K Run/Walk & 1K Youth Run
November 2
, starting at 8:00am: Wilmington Waterfront Park, W C St., Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Wilmington YMCA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Fun Day at the Northstar Plaza
November 2,
 11:00am – 3:00pm: Northstar Plaza (back lot), 1337 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Presented by Center4SpecialNeeds, Inc.

Sunday, 11/3

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wealth By Health Free Medical Clinic – City of Rosemead
November 3,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Rosemead Community Center, 3936 Muscatel Ave., Rosemead, CA 91770
Presented by Wealth by Health Steps for Change Foundation

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