Upcoming Events for the Week of June 21st

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, visit 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 extensive 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!

June is:

Alzheimer’s & brain awareness Month
Aphasia awareness Month
Fireworks Eye safety & Cataract awareness Month
Immigrant Heritage Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) pride Month
Men’s health Month
Myasthenia Gravis awareness Month
National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) awareness MonthVisit the national CMV foundation to learn about CMV.
National safety MonthCheck out the national safety Council’s tools & resources.
Scleroderma awareness Month
National cancer Survivors Day (June 6)
Community health improvement Week (June 6 – 12)
Family health & fitness Day (June 12)
World Blood Donor Day (June 14)
Men’s health Week (June 14 – 20)
National Nursing Assistants Week (June 17 – 24)
Juneteenth holiday (June 19)
World Sickle Cell Day (June 19)
National HIV testing Day (June 27)
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind awareness Week (June 27 – July 3)

Events happening throughout June

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

Webinar: 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 offer current information on guidelines and recommendations.Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding CoalitionVaccination Sweepstakes in L.A. CountyJune 18 – 24Book a vaccine appointment here for the chance to win universal Hollywood and Staples center concert tickets. receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine by June 20th to be fully protected by July 4th. If you choose the 2-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, get your 1st dose as soon as possible to have limited protection for the July 4th holiday. You can search in English or Spanish for available vaccines by zip code, vaccine type, hours and locations on the how to get Vaccinated webpages. get this info in Spanish here.Presented by Los Angeles county department of Public HealthVax for the Win!Ongoing, while supplies last$50 gift cards, travel packages, cash drawings, sports tickets … oh, and protection from the deadly coronavirus.Presented by the State of California

Monday, June 21

Free Virtual Parenting Classes in English (10 Sessions)June 21, 10:00am – 11:30amParticipants will learn communication techniques, discipline and more. Upon completion of all 10 sessions participants will receive a certificate of completion. Registration is required prior to class, all registrants should offer proof of income within the last 90 days, picture I.D., and proof of address/utility bill in the city of Los Angeles. To register, call (213) 747-6357 Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 5:30pm.Presented by All Peoples community CenterWebinar: produce Prescription Programs then & Now: Implications for health & Systems ImprovementJune 21, 11:00amPresented by DAISA Enterprises and Wholesome WaveWelcome Baby: totally free Virtual EventJune 21, 11:00am – 12:00pmThis event – which will be conducted in both English and Spanish – is open to pregnant families living in L.A. County. Attendees have a chance to win prizes and will learn about totally free support services during pregnancy and after delivery. space is limited. Register here or by calling 213-342-3127 or emailing MCHAWelcomeBaby@gmail.com. .Presented by Maternal and child health Access, which administers the Welcome baby program at Dignity health — California medical facility medical CenterDaytime Breastfeeding support GroupJune 21, 12:30pm – 1:00pmPresented by soul Food for Your baby and the Black infant health program at The Children’s Collective, Inc.Transportation distribution Logistics job FairJune 21, 3:00pm – 6:00pm: The Workplace, 4811 airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815For questions, please contact Tisha Kennedy at tsha.kennedy@pacific-gateway.org or call (562) 570-3654.Presented by Pacific Gateway

Tuesday, June 22

Virtual Event: family resource Centers: Vehicles of Social ChangeJune 22, 9:00am – 12:00pmPresented by California family resource AssociationVirtual Event: Secretary’s Advisory committee on infant Mortality (SACIM)June 22, 9:00am – 1:00pmPresented by U.S. department of health Resources & Services AdministrationWebinar: Facilitator Training: March of Dimes Becoming a Mom/Comenzando bien curriculumJune 22, 9:30am – 12:00pmPresented by March of DimesVirtual Training: Partnering with Families in Culturally Responsive Ways during Challenging TimesJune 22, 10:00amPresented by Brazelton Touchpoints CenterWebinar: Public charge State of PlayJune 22, 10:00am – 11:00amPresented by Protecting Immigrant Families CoalitionWebinar: domestic Violence: safety PlanningJune 22, 10:00am – 11:00amFor much more information, please refer to this flyer.Presented by the OunceVirtual Event: USBC technical support series – Transforming the leadership TableJune 22, 10:00am – 12:00pmPresented by U.S. Breastfeeding CommitteeVirtual Event: The Launch of the Justice Equity Services IndexJune 22, 11:00amPresented by Advancement project CaliforniaWelcome Baby: totally free Virtual EventJune 22, 11:00am – 12:00pmThis event is open to pregnant families living in L.A. county and delivering at St. Mary medical center or MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s medical facility Long Beach.Presented by Welcome baby programs at Dignity health — St. Mary medical center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s medical facility Long Beach Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & health plan UpdatesJune 22, 12:00pmPresented by health NetWelcome Baby: Evento Virtual GratisJune 22, 3:00pm – 4:00pmEste evento está abierto a familias embarazadas que viven en el condado de L.A. y planean dar a luz  en St. Mary medical center o en MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s medical facility Long Beach.Presentado por los programas de Welcome baby en Dignity health — St. Mary medical center y MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s medical facility Long Beach

Wednesday, June 23

Webinar: LGBTQ youth in Foster Care: Where Are Their resource Families?June 23, 9:00am – 10:30amPresented by DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA learning CenterVirtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder for the mental health ProfessionalJune 23, 9:00am – 12:00pmPresented by Los Angeles county department of mental HealthVirtual Event: Secretary’s Advisory committee on infant Mortality (SACIM)June 23, 9:00am – 1:00pmPresented by U.S. department of health Resources & Services AdministrationCOVID-19 Vaccination and Children – Answering Parents’ QuestionsJune 23, 10:00am – 11:00amPresented by Public health communication CollaborativeWebinar: Recíbelo. Gástalo. Consérvalo!June 23, 10:00am – 11:30amUn seminario informativo sobre el apoyo temporal para las familias que participen en WIC. Presentado por PHFE WIC – A Program of Heluna Health, California WIC, y The Lundquist InstituteVirtual Event: EmPower Best Practices: medical facility Informational WebinarJune 23, 12:00pm – 1:00pmPresented by Abt Associates Inc.Webinar: Perinatal support Series: Monitoring Blood PressureJune 23, 12:00pm – 1:00pmPresented by MahmeeWebinar: Matching family Needs to ResourcesJune 23, 12:30pm – 1:30pmFor much more information, please refer to this flyer.Presented by the OunceVirtual Event: Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding task force general MeetingsJune 23, 1:00pm – 3:00pmFor much more information, email Cindy Young at cyoung@breastfeedla.orgPresented by Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding task force of Greater Los Angeles

Thursday, June 24

Virtual Training: Hope in the Face of Adversity: Touchpoints in the Context of substance use DisorderJune 24, 9:00am – 10:30amThis interactive webinar includes a certificate of attendance and offers live Spanish translation.Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints CenterVirtual Training: Nurturing the Nurturer: Self-Care for Providers and ParentsJune 24, 10:00amPresented by Brazelton Touchpoints CenterVirtual Event: Early Childcare Professionals community of practice MeetingJune 24, 10:00am – 11:00amPresented by national action partnership to promote safe sleep improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN), an initiative of the national Institute for Children’s health quality (NICHQ)Webinar: Informational Q&A – NASHP policy Academy on rural mental health crisis ServicesJune 24, 12:00pmPresented by national Academy for State health PolicyVirtual Training: understanding and Preventing BurnoutJune 24, 12:00pm – 2:00pmPresented by Literacy WorksVirtual Event: Best start region 2 – town Hall MeetingJune 24, 4:00pm – 7:00pmPresented by Best start Compton/East ComptonWebinar: learn about tax Credits and Stimulus Payments to help Your FamilyJune 24, 6:00pmPresented by Los Angeles county office of Immigrant AffairsVirtual Event: Dad-scussions 2021 – The emotional Life of FathersJune 24, 9:00pm – 7:30pmPresented by Alameda county Fathers Corps and first 5 Alameda county in partnership with Linebacker Dad

Friday, June 25

A community Conversation: Birthing and Parenting in the LGBTQIA2S+ CommunityJune 25, 10:00am – 12:00pmPresented by South LA/South Bay African American infant and Maternal Mortality community action TeamWebinar: Conversations on Food Justice: Food Insecurity and mental Health: The silent and Devastating Impacts on Children and FamiliesJune 25, 12:00pm – 1:00pmPresented by Food & society – Aspen Institute and Share Our StrengtheHealWebinar: beyond emergency Services: Providing a Bridge to WellnessJune 25, 1:00pm – 2:00pmFeaturing LABBN executive director Dr. Margaret Lynn Yonekura, this panel will highlight California Hospital’s resources related to homelessness, substance use disorders, and human trafficking. Meeting ID: 942 0063 0171Password: 996871To join by telephone, call (213) 338-8477Presented by Dignity health – California medical facility medical Center

Saturday, June 26

Northeast LA Despensa de AlimentosJune 26, 9:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): highlight Park police Museum, 6045 York Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90042¡Hasta agotar existencias! No se require cita y no require bajarse de su auto.Presented by Los Angeles City Councilmember, Kevin de León in partnership with world Harvest CharitiesBreastfeeding support GroupJune 26, 9:45am – 10:30amPresented by soul Food for Your baby and the Black infant health program at The Children’s Collective, Inc.

Sunday, June 27

Today is national HIV testing Day (June 27) and the start of Helen Keller Deaf-Blind awareness Week (June 27 – July 3)!

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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