Upcoming Events for Week of October 7

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, 10/7

Uplifting Women and Girls of Color in California Conference 2019: Addressing Trauma and Promoting Mental Health Resiliency and Community Wellbeing
October 7,
 8:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Community Intelligence

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

October 7
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

How Are Immigrants Changing the Way Health Care Is Practiced?
October 7,
 7:30pm – 9:30pm: The RedZone at Gensler, 500 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Zocalo Public Square

Webinar: PIF Campaign: Taking Trump’s Public Charge Policy to Court
October 7,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Tuesday, 10/8

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cooking Demonstration
October 8
, 10:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
To RSVP and for more information, please call 424-212-5640.
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Intersectional Uplifting Men and Boys of Color in California Conference 2019
October 8,
 8:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

Beyond the Baby Blues: Supporting Maternal Mental Health
October 8
, 8:30am – 12:00pm: UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay Room A, 311 W. Peltason Dr., Irvine, CA 92697
Presented by BreastfeedLA, First 5 Orange County, March of Dimes, Hoag Center for Healthy Living, and UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Literacy Class
October 8,
 4:45pm – 5:45pm: MOOR OUT OF LIFE, 600 W. Manchester Ave, #4, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by MOOR OUT OF LIFE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Women’s Health Workshop
October 8,
 5:30pm – 7:00pm: DeMoss Chiropractic Newport Beach, 20321 Southwest Birch Street, Ste. 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Presented by DeMoss Chiropractic

Webinar: Understanding Culture and Community Leadership to Enhance Community Engagement
October 8,
Must login to register for course
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Measure H Policy Summit #3: Outreach
October 8,
 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

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries in Home Visiting for Supervisors
October 8
, 8:00am – 9:00am
Must login to register for the webinar
Presented by The Ounce

Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) Training Program
October 8 – 9
, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Education Building Rm 109, Sylmar, CA 91342
To register over the phone, please call 858-534-3400
For more information, email ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
Presented by UC San Diego Extension and Olive View – UCLA Medical Center

Wednesday, 10/9

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Staff Wellness for Home Visitors
October 9,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cardiac Support/Risk Reduction Support Group
October 9,
 7:00pm – 9:00pm: MO2 Conference Room, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Second Pomona Community Summit on Early Childhood Well-Being
October 9,
 4:00pm – 7:00pm: Village Conference Center at Indian Hill, 1460 E. Holt Ave., #1, Pomona, CA 91767
Presented by Pomona Unified/ Pomona’s Promise/PPECC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Know Your Rights Workshop
October 9, 6:00pm – 7:30pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
Child care will be provided. Please RSVP to Natalie Ortiz at nortiz@childrensinstitute.org or (323) 491-5110.
Presented by The Children’s Institute, in collaboration with Providence Health & Services, Councilman Joe Buscaino, and the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition

Thursday, 10/10

Webinar: October 2019 Strengthening Families Networking Webinar: Project DULCE Updates
October 10,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Legal Partnering Webinar #1
October 10
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

25th Anniversary of BreastfeedLA Masquerade Gala Celebration
October 10,
 6:00pm – 10:00pm: Pickwick Gardens, 1001 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91506
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Facebook Live Chat: Wake Up to Nutrition!

October 10,
 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Presented by NO KID HUNGRY and Los Angeles District of California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Webinar: Addressing Stigma within Healthcare and Social Service Provision
October 10,
 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Futures Without Violence

Health Literacy in Action Conference
October 10-11
, TBA: University of Maryland – College Park Campus, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement and the Horowitz Center for Health Literacy

Friday, 10/11

Law and Ethics – Guiding How, Why, and What We Do
October 11
, starting at 9:00am: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

The Return of Breastsleeping: Humankind’s Oldest and Most Successful Sleep and Feeding Arrangement
October 11
, 9:00am – 4:15pm: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, 23845 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Made Known: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Event
October 11,
 7:00pm – 9:00pm: Hacienda Gathering Room and Courtyard, 29251 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Presented by Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano

Implementing Perinatal Quality Improvement Conference – Dallas
October 11
, TBA: Fogelson Auditorium, Texas Health Dallas, 8160 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Spanish Language Book Fair at Central Library
October 11,
 12:00pm – 2:00pm: Anaheim Central Library, 500 W. Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92805
Presented by Anaheim Public Library

Saturday, 10/12

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Valley Presbyterian’s 8th Annual FREE Health & Wellness Community Fair
October 12,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Valley Presbyterian Hospital, 15107 Vanowen Street, Van Nuys, CA 91405
Presented by Valley Presbyterian Hospital

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Very Special Innovation Fair – Orange County
October 12,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: STEM3 Academy – Orange County, 17861 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92614
Presented by The Help Group

Southeast Los Angeles Community Legal Clinic (Free Consultations)
October 12
, 9:00am – 1:00pm: TBA
To RSVP and receive location, please contact George Chacon at gchacon@ucla.edu or 213-480-4155 ext. 256 or Mayra Castro Martinez at mcastro60@ucla.edu or 213-480-4155 ext. 221.
Presented by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), Cudahy, and Dream Resource Center

Sunday, 10/13

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