July Newsletter
Peace & Blessings Mighty Little Giants Family and Happy JULY!
We hope that all is well with you and all of your families.
Can you believe that we're in July already? Where did half of the year go?

Welp... It's that time again for another MLG update!

Word of the month is: Assignment - a task or piece of work assigned to someone as part of a job or course of study. -- the attribution of someone or something as belonging.

"Your purpose stays the same, your assignments can change" - Chandler Moore
This statement has been heavy on my heart lately and has spoken life into me. I wanted to share with our MLG family!
The SplaSH of SumMmEr Diaper drive event was a HIT! THANK YOU SO MUCH to Project Joy and Penny Lane for coordinating such an amazing event for the Community.
 We truly appreciate all of the amazing donations and goodie bags we received for our NICU Families!
JUNETEENTH is declared a National Holiday!!
Mighty Little Giants Updates &
Upcoming Events
Our Let's Talk NICU Lunch Series is a safe space where you can share your story and connect with parents experiencing the same storm. 

REGISTER HERE to be included in our monthly invite list! 

Every 1st & 3rd Wed. of the month
Select us as your charity of choice
If you are not already an AmazonSmile member, simply sign up at smile.amazon.com and select your favorite charity (Mighty Little Giants) to start generating donations, at no cost to you.

Open the app and find 'Settings' in the main menu (☰). Tap on 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone.
Community Updates!
 UCSF is conducting a study on Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) experiences of Black birthing people and family members in the NICU.

UCSF is looking for Black women and birthing people who currently or recently had an infant(s) in the NICU to participate in this study.

Eligible participants will receive up to $75.00 in gift cards after completing the interview!By understanding these experiences, they hope to improve access to breastfeeding care, lactation support and mental health services in NICU settings.

To learn more about the study, please see the flyer below or email LactationSupport@ucsf.edu for more information.
Back To School Event July 31, 2021 from 11:00am - 1:00pm
Register today (661) 206 - 0830
There’s still time to join in on the fun! Join the AV AAIMM CAT Family-Centered Care Workgroup for Family Game Night on Thursday, July 1st from 5pm – 6pm. All ages are welcome to join and prizes will be available! See attached flyer for more information and please share with your networks. Click HERE to register.
Grand prize will be awarded to the best Family Team Theme so get creative with your t-shirts, hats, headbands, etc. and bring your family spirit!

In observance of national cleft & craniofacial awareness and prevention month on July 9th from 8 AM to 12:30 PM PST BreastfeedLA presents Beyond Oral Assessment:
Evaluating the Infant from Head to Toe and Supporting Cleft-Affected Infants a half day live webinar featuring Catherine Watson Genna. 

OFY July Intersession ( July 1st - August 6th)

Do you have a High School Student who would like to catch up on credits, or get ahead for next school year? Consider enrolling at the Options For Youth Palmdale or Lancaster School Sites during their July Intersession! Contact Jessica at JWade@oflschools.org for additional information.
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