Upcoming Events for the Week of July 12th

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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, check out our COVID-19 page. 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 lists we update weekly for:

Home Visiting and Early childhood Professionals
Parents, Caregivers, and Families

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. and stay in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube!

July is:

Bebe Moore Campbell national Minority mental health awareness Month
Cord Blood awareness Month
International group B Strep awareness Month
Juvenile Arthritis awareness Month
National Cleft & Craniofacial awareness & Prevention Month
Park and Recreation Month
UV safety awareness Month
National Therapeutic Recreation Week (July 11 – 17)
EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week (July 18 – 24)
National youth Sports Week (July 19 – 23)
Black Maternal mental health Week (July 19 – 25)
National Parents’ Day (July 25)  
World Hepatitis Day (July 28)

Events happening throughout July

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for LA county ResidentsOpen Registration, 8:00am – 8:00pmSee the website for information on which groups are currently being vaccinated. No Internet access? Call (833) 540-0473 for assistance with appointments Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 8:30pm.Presented by county of Los Angeles department of Public HealthEarly childhood and family Engagement EventsPresented by the Los Angeles Public Library:

Music Mondays: Mondays, 10:00am
Storytime Online: Tuesday – Friday, 10:00am
Baby and Toddler Storytime: Tuesdays, 10:30am
Virtual Mini-Storytime: Thursdays, 11:00am

For more information on the events hosted, please refer to this calendar.

Caring for the Breastfeeding Dyad and yourself during the COVID-19 PandemicEvery Wednesday, 12:30pm – 1:30pmThis weekly webinar was created as a safe place for lactation professionals to gather. There will be a new speaker/topic each week to provide current information on guidelines and recommendations.Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding CoalitionFree summer meal Program – Grab-and-Go Meals for Children Ages 18 Years and UnderOngoing until August 6 (Monday – Friday), 12:30pm – 2:30pm: Locations varyParents may pick up meals on behalf of their children and no enrollment paperwork is needed to participate. For more information, call (562) 801-4430 or check out Pico-Rivera.org. The following locations will be distributing meals: Presented by the City of Pico Rivera through the U.S. department of Agriculture’s summer Food service ProgramSummer Play L.A. 2021Ongoing until August 13, 8:00am – 4:30pmRegistration open for youth ages 6 to 14 years old.Presented by City of Los Angeles department of Recreation and ParksStrikes to the Streets: youth climate Organizers Take on wall street Political education SeriesOngoing until August 16, 3:00pm  – 5:00pmPresented by the action center on Race & the economy (ACRE) and Future CoalitionFree summer Lunch Program – Grab-and-Go Meals for youth Ages 18 Years and UnderOngoing until August 20 (Monday – Friday), Times vary: See flyer for locationsParents may pick up meals on behalf of their children and no enrollment paperwork is needed to participate. For more information, call (310) 412-8750.Presented by the City of Inglewood through the U.S. department of Agriculture’s summer Food service Program

Monday, July 12

Virtual Training: vital Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Micro Training-of-Trainers (Micro-ToTs) – area 1: Supporting Social-Emotional DevelopmentBeginning July 12, TBAPresented by ZERO TO THREEVirtual Training: Touchpoints: The how of child and family EngagementBeginning July 12, TBAPresented by Brazelton Touchpoints CenterVirtual Training: The growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Virtual Training of TrainersJuly 12 – 16, TBAPresented by ZERO TO THREEVirtual Event: Promoting Maternal mental health during pregnancy Virtual WorkshopJuly 12 – 15, 8:30am – 12:30amThis workshop is eligible for 13 CEUs.Presented by Parent-Child relationship Programs at the Barnard CenterVirgil village community breakfast EventJuly 12, 9:00am (while supplies last): 755 N. Virgil Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029This event is free and open to everyone. Bagels from courage Bagels, juice from Rick’s produce Market, hygiene kits and more will be provided.Presented by Virgil Village, in collaboration with courage Bagels and Rick’s produce MarketVirtual Training: Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training ProgramJuly 12, 13 & 14, 9:30am – 2:00pmPresented by Brazelton Touchpoints CenterWalk-Up Food Giveaway EventJuly 12, 2:00pm – 5:00pm (while supplies last): star view Long beach BHUCC, 3210 Long beach Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90807A limited supply of Similac baby formula, diapers, socks, books, and more will be available.Presented by star view Behavioral health and Seeds of morning Glory, Inc.

Tuesday, July 13

Free Virtual legal assistance ClinicJuly 13, by appointment onlyThis free legal clinic helps with the following family court issues: divorce, paternity, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, legal separation, guardianship, private adoption and domestic violence. space is limited to receive support please register via phone at (323) 299-9496 ext. 157Presented by The Unite for Families Pro-Bono family law Project, a collaboration between Jenesse Center, Levitt Quinn family law center and area law schoolsVirtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of mental health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early childhood clinical TrainingJuly 13 – 15, 9:00am – 12:45pmTraining sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.Presented by Los Angeles county department of mental HealthWebinar: Prevention of Anal cancer In Persons Living With HIV: how should We screen and will Vaccines Make a Difference?July 13, 10:00am – 11:15amPresented by international Antiviral society – USAHuman Milk production Challenges Online support GroupJuly 13, 12:00pmPresented by MahmeeVirtual Event: community Spotlight: world ReadersJuly 13, 12:00pm – 2:00pmPresented by Literacy WorksVirtual Event: family resource Centers: Vehicles of Social ChangeJuly 13, 1:00pm – 4:00pmPresented by California family resource Association

Wednesday, July 14

Virtual Event: ZERO TO three and Sesame street in Communities (SSIC): Resources for Racial JusticeJuly 14, 11:00amRegistrants who attend the live webinar, complete a session evaluation, and receive a passing quiz score can earn up to 0.1 CEU or 1 contact hour for this event.Presented by ZERO TO THREEVirtual Workshop: sexual violence Prevention during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Adapting in an Ever-Changing LandscapeJuly 14, 11:00am – 12:30pmPresented by PreventConnect – A ValorUS ProjectVirtual Event: Black in NICU #NATALChatsJuly 14, 12:00pmThis is a free event will explore ways on how to support Black families at every stage of the NICU journey.Presented by NATAL and Maternal mental health NOWSave the Date: Immigrant health access task force MeetingJuly 14, 1:00pm – 2:30pmPresented by California community FoundationVirtual Event: AAA Girl’s Garage Workshop with free Resources and GiveawaysJuly 14, 5:00pm – 6:00pmFor more information, email publicaffairs4@aaa-calif.com or call (714) 885-2313Presented by southern California AAAVirtual Event: Public Hearings for Los Angeles county Redistricting for Communities of interest Input – zone EJuly 14, 7:00pmPresented by Los Angeles county Citizens Redistricting commission (CRC)

Thursday, July 15

Virtual Event: speak UP Ambassador™ Implicit and Explicit Bias live Virtual education CourseJuly 15, 5:30am – 11:30amPresented by Institute for Perinatal quality improvement (PQI)Virtual Event: stable & strong Families Training series – Caring for and Communicating with Children who Have Experienced TraumaJuly 15, 10:00am – 11:30amPresented by UCLA Pritzker CenterVirtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative event GatheringJuly 15, 10:00am – 11:30amMonthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.Presented by StrengthUnitedVirtual Workshop: Advancing Equity, diversity and Inclusion for a more perfect UnionJuly 15, 22 & 29, TBAPresented by alliance for strong Families and CommunitiesVirtual Training: Core Competencies for CHC Managers & Supervisors at All LevelsJuly 15 – August 12, 9:00am – 11:30amPresented by Northwest regional primary care AssociationVirtual Training: Supporting Young Children and Families in the Return to Early learning SettingsJuly 15, 10:00amPresented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Friday, July 16

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & health plan UpdatesJuly 16, 10:00amPresented by health Net

Saturday, July 17

Free Eye Exams and Glasses Event!July 17, 9:00am – 4:00pm: St. Bernadette Church, 3825 Don Felipe Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008To schedule an appointment, please email info@crjw.org or call 1 (818) 980-7714. They will be available to schedule your appointment Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm.Presented by center for Restorative Justice works (CRJW)

Sunday, July 18

Today is the start of everybody Deserves a Massage Week (July 18 – 24)!Free Eye Exams and Glasses Event!July 18, 10:00am – 4:00pm: St. Bernadette Church, 3825 Don Felipe Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008To schedule an appointment, please email info@crjw.org or call 1 (818) 980-7714. They will be available to schedule your appointment Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm.Presented by C

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