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Upcoming Events

  • Tue
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    Jan
    2019
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    Dec
    2019
    In Your Local Area
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    Check out the "Find Local Help" at https://lllusa.org/locator/
    There are meetings happening across the country every day!
  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019
    University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul, Minnesota.

    Featured speaker is Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA.

    Additional information will be posted at www.lllofmndas.org/conferences.html closer to conference date.

  • Mon
    12
    Aug
    2019
    Spokane Public Library Shadle 2111 W Wellesley Ave, Spokane, Washington 99205

    Hosted by Spokane County Breastfeeding Coalition and Spokane La Leche League.

    When: Monday, August 12, 2019 from 6-8pm

    Where: Spokane Public Library Shadle, 2111 W Wellesley Ave, Spokane, Washington 99205

    More Information

    A production of The African American Breastfeeding Project, a multimedia intiative to normalize breastfeeding.

  • Mon
    12
    Aug
    2019
    Volume One, 205 N Dewey Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 

    Hosted by:
    Northwestern Wisconsin Breastfeeding Network
    La Leche League of Eau Claire
    La Leche League of Wisconsin

    When: Monday, August 12, 2019 from 6-8pm

    Where: Volume One, 205 N Dewey Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    The screening is free, but capacity is limited. Please register by selecting the number of tickets you'd like.

    Chocolate Milk: The Documentary is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding. By creating an engaging narrative centered around the challenges of breastfeeding, Chocolate Milk will spark public discussion on how communities can better support black mothers.

    All are welcome to stay for a guided discussion following the screening of the 90-minute documentary.

  • Fri
    16
    Aug
    2019
    Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP, 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518

    Free Screening of Chocolate Milk: The Documentary

    Hosted by La Leche League of Cary, La Leche League International, and La Leche League USA.

    When: Friday, 16 August 2019 from 6-8pm EDT

    Where: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP, 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518 Resurrection Lutheran Church has graciously donated their facility for this event. La Leche League in a non-religious organization.

    This is a FREE screening and is open to all members of our community. It is a family friendly event so please do not hesitate to bring your children!  More details about the event will follow as we have them available.

    This event will also include door prizes, a bake sale, and raffle. Check back for highlights of some of the prizes available!

    CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding. By creating an engaging narrative centered around the challenges of breastfeeding, Chocolate Milk will spark public discussion on how communities can better support black mothers.

    http://www.chocolatemilkdoc.com/film

  • Sat
    17
    Aug
    2019
    Birth Roots Babies 1686 Broadway, Chula Vista, California 91911

    Chocolate Milk Documentary Screening

    Hosted by La Leche League of San Diego County, La Leche League USA, La Leche League of Escondido, Birth Roots Babies, and San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition.

    When: Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 10:00am-1:00pm

    Where: Birth Roots Babies 1686 Broadway, Chula Vista, California 91911

    Please RSVP on San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/events/494323337989019/

    CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding. By creating an engaging narrative centered around the challenges of breastfeeding, Chocolate Milk will spark public discussion on how communities can better support black mothers. Our goal is to premiere the film in 200 community screenings across the country during National Breastfeeding Month in August 2019.

    https://www.breastfeeding.org/events/chocolate-milk-documentary-screening-free-community-event/?fbclid=IwAR3y-3jQBYqh16fjs-_wDi97irOqNb9EzCGMz3C0WG9-970BRQmpnxrbIvw

    http://www.chocolatemilkdoc.com/film

  • Thu
    22
    Aug
    2019
    Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, 224 Lamm St, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

    Join La Leche League of Mankato/St. Peter for a free community preview of Chocolate Milk, a documentary that features stories of three women. Through their stories, Chocolate Milk will examine how the socioeconomic factors of race and sex influence breastfeeding rates for black mothers in America.

    When: Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 5-7pm

    Where: Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, 224 Lamm St, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

    The screening of Chocolate Milk is free to attend, and babies in arms are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. 

    Thanks to a generous donation by Leading Lady, there will be a nursing item giveaway, available on a first come, first serve basis.

    This event is free of charge, but does not grant access to the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota's exhibits or galleries.

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    North Riverside Public Library, 2400 Desplaines Ave, North Riverside, Illinois 60546

    Chocolate Milk: The Documentary Screening and Discussion

    Hosted by North Riverside Public Library, La Leche League of Illinois, La Leche League USA, La Leche League International, and La Leche League of La Grange Park.

    When: Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 2-4pm

    Where: North Riverside Public Library, 2400 Desplaines Ave, North Riverside, Illinois 60546

    Join La Leche League and the North Riverside Public Library for a special screening and discussion of Chocolate Milk, a movie that examines the racial divide in breastfeeding and sparks discussion on how communities can support black mothers. For Black Breastfeeding Week.

    PS - don't forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer Reading, you can get a raffle ticket for attending library programs!

    Registration is not required but is appreciated. To register, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or visit: http://www.northriversidelibrary.org/events/chocolate-milk-a-documentary-screening-discussion/

  • Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    The Alamo Drafthouse Park North 618 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, Texas 78216

    Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week with Birth And Breatfeeding Alliance, La Leche League of San Antonio & San Antonio Nurse Midwife for a free screen of Chocolate Milk: The Documentary Series.

    When: August 25th from 4-6pm

    Where: The Alamo Drafthouse Park North 618 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, Texas 78216

    CHOCOLATE MILK is a digital storytelling project that shares video testimonials from black mothers who have struggled and succeeded with breastfeeding. Each video from the series is posted on our YouTube channel as a resource for mothers and their communities.

    In 2016, series creator Elizabeth Bayne decided to extend the project into a feature-length documentary which will explore the unique environmental and socioeconomic challenges that contribute to low breastfeeding rates among African Americans.

    You can find more on Chocolate Milk: The Documentary Series by visiting:
    http://www.chocolatemilkdoc.com

    https://www.facebook.com/events/479868562777887/
    Stay tuned for how to reserve your free tickets!

    There will be time for a short discussion following the screening.

  • Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    Greenbrier Library 1214 Volvo Pkwy, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

    FREE screening of Chocolate Milk: The Documentary!
    http://www.chocolatemilkdoc.com/film

    Hosted by La Leche League of Hampton Roads, La Leche League USA, Black Breastfeeding Mamas Circle, and Black Breastfeeding Week.

    When: Sunday, August 25, 2019 fro 2-5pm.

    Where: Greenbrier Library, 1214 Volvo Pkwy, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

    CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding. By creating an engaging narrative centered around the challenges of breastfeeding, Chocolate Milk will spark public discussion on how communities can better support black mothers.

  • Wed
    28
    Aug
    2019
    Kingwood Branch Library 4400 Bens View Ln, Kingwood, Texas 77339

    All are welcome to join us for a free screening of Chocolate Milk: The Documentary in honor and celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week! We’ll also have some light refreshments and door prizes!

    When: Wednesday, 28 August, 2019, at 6:30 CDT
    Where: Kingwood Branch Library 4400 Bens View Ln, Kingwood, Texas 77339
    #BBW19 #ITSYOURWORLD

    “CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding. By creating an engaging narrative centered around the challenges of breastfeeding, Chocolate Milk will spark public discussion on how communities can better support black mothers.”

    http://www.chocolatemilkdoc.com

  • Sat
    31
    Aug
    2019
    The Queen Theatre 110 S Main St, Bryan, Texas 77803

    Chocolate Milk, a film for Black Breastfeeding Week

    Hosted by La Leche League of Bryan/College Station, Brazos Valley Breastfeeding Coalition, La Leche League of Texas, La Leche League USA, The Queen Theatre, Brazos Valley African American Museum, Black Breastfeeding Week, and Brazos Valley Black Breastfeeding.

    ---SAVE THE DATE---
    We're celebrating National Black Breastfeeding Week with a free viewing of CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY! Join us at The Queen Theatre in downtown Bryan on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Doors open at 9:00 AM!

    After the film, join us at the Brazos Valley African American Museum for a reception & discussion on "The State of Black Breastfeeding in the Brazos Valley." Discussion @ 11:30 AM.
    ***More details coming soon!***
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    CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding. By creating an engaging narrative centered around the challenges of breastfeeding, Chocolate Milk will spark public discussion on how communities can better support black mothers.
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    We warmly invite breastfeeding families and everyone in the community who is interested in supporting black families to join us!

    These events are free. Please pass this invite along to those you know who might be interested!

    Find out more about why we need Black Breastfeeding Week here: http://blackbreastfeedingweek.org/why-we-need-black-breastfeeding-week/

    #LoveOnTop #bbw19 #LiftEveryBaby #normalizebreastfeeding #nationalbreastfeedingmonth #blackbreastfeedingweek #blackwomendobreastfeed #Chocolatemilk

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    Co-Hosted by
    La Leche League of Bryan/College Station - we provide free breastfeeding support, encouragement, and information to all families who choose to breastfeed their children.

    And by
    Brazos Valley Breastfeeding Coalition - A group for all persons who desire to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding

  • Sat
    31
    Aug
    2019
    The Central Library 1301 Olive Street St. Louis, Missouri 63103

    This screening is free and open to the public.

    When: Saturday, August 31, 2019, from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT

    Where: The Central Library 1301 Olive Street St. Louis, Missouri 63103

    CHOCOLATE MILK: THE DOCUMENTARY is an exploration of the racial divide in breastfeeding. Told through the narratives of three African American women: a new mother, a midwife and a WIC lactation educator, the film seeks to answer the longstanding question of why more African American women are not breastfeeding.

    This screening is sponsored by St. Louis Moms Blog.

  • Thu
    07
    Nov
    2019
    Fri
    08
    Nov
    2019
    Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point, 1001 Amber Ave Stevens Point, WI 54482

    Registration Now Open.
    Click Here for More Information and Registration

    Featuring:
    Gretchen Becker Crabb, MSE, LPC-IT, OTR/L, CLC, IMH-E
    Patricia Smith, OTR, IBCLC
    Lucky Tomaszek, Sexuality Educator
    Dr. Gerald Walczak, DDS

    LLL of WI Logo and Eventbrite information.

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    www.LLLofWI.org

     

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    07
    Nov
    2019
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    Nov
    2019
    Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal Street, at Bourbon, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Mardi Gras masks in the background with "Experience New Orleans with the Friends of La Leche League November 7-11, 2019 www.lllalumnae.org/trip" in the center with a five-pointed crownRegistration is now open for our Friends of La Leche League trip to New Orleans this November. We are looking forward to this chance to gather with LLL friends for fun, learning, and reminiscence. Staying in the historic French Quarter, our group will experience the warm hospitality, enriching culture, delectable cuisine, and general joie de vivre of New Orleans.

    The Friends of La Leche League trip will offer time to reconnect with old friends and make new ones as we explore this wonderful city. Our itinerary includes a variety of cultural activities and tasty meals. We also will commune together and hold our unique We Remember ceremony to honor LLL Leaders and Friends who have died since our San Diego trip in 2017. The New Orleans trip schedule also includes free time for you to see and do activities on your personal “bucket list” for travel and adventure.

    We are thrilled that La Leche League co-Founder, Marian Tompson, is planning to join us on the trip. Friends of LLL is collecting donations to fund her travel expenses. Full information about the trip, including registration forms and links to donate for the co-Founder’s travel expenses, can be found here. We look forward to seeing you in November!

    Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the Good Times Roll!

    Register online or the old fashioned way.