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Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting   The Center for Family’s Justices 2016 Annual Appeal campaign has officially launched with an ambitious goal of raising at least $200,000 by December 31. The theme for this year’s campaign, Hands are Not for Hurting, reflects CFJ’s comprehensive mission of breaking the cycle of domestic and […]

Mark Antonini Named CFO of the Year

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that its CFO/COO Mark Antonini recently received CFO of the Year honors from the Fairfield County Business Journal and its parent company, Westfair Communications. Mark was lauded for his inclusive management style, strategic vision and the critical role he played in overseeing the financial aspects of […]

CFJ Receives $20,000 Grant From Mary Kay Foundation

The Center for Family Justice Receives $20,000 grant for Domestic Violence Programs from The Mary Kay Foundation The Center for Family Justice is Part of $3 Million in Funding During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Bridgeport (Oct. 13, 2016) –As part of The Mary Kay Foundation’s annual shelter grants program, The Center for Family Justice has […]

Six Domestic Violence Vigils Raise Hope and Awareness

Candlelight Vigils Focus Attention on Domestic Abuse   The Center for Family Justice Schedules Six Area Vigils to Remember Victims and Survivors   Bridgeport, Ct. – The Center for Family Justice, in cooperation with local community leaders and law enforcement, has scheduled a series of six vigils to commemorate the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness […]

The Clothesline Project Comes to Trumbull

Trumbull Clothesline Project Gives Voice to Victims of Domestic Violence Trumbull, Ct. — As part of the annual observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Trumbull, town residents will once again partake in the 9th annual Clothesline Project to raise awareness and give voice to victims of violence and abuse. A tradition which began on […]

Trumbull Teen Cassandra Anelante Collects 250 Toys for The Center’s Kids

Trumbull High School Student Cassandra Anelante Collects 250 Toys for Children in Need For the second year in a row Trumbull High School Freshman Cassandra Anelante spent her holiday season collecting toys for local children who might otherwise go without gifts. Cassandra, 14, collected more than 250 new, unwrapped toys from friends, family and classmates […]

Donna Craft of Easton Joins The Center’s Board of Directors

Easton resident Donna Craft, a community leader and volunteer who actively supports many local nonprofits and philanthropies, has been elected to the board of directors of The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport. Craft, who began her relationship with The Center as a volunteer, joins the 25-member board of nonprofit that provides counseling, shelter, crisis […]

Hopeline by Verizon Makes the Holidays Brighter for Our Clients

Cellular service provider Verizon has given local victims of domestic violence a holiday gift that will help make the season more personal and special for their families.  Hopeline by Verizon recently gave The Center for Family Justice a grant of $1,000 to be used to help its clients purchase gift cards to defray the costs […]

Jessa Francis Joins Board of Directors at The Center for Family Justice

         Jessa Francis Joins Board of Directors of The Center for Family Justice Redding resident Jessa. Francis, Financial Planning and Analysis Supervisor, at Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp, has been elected to the board of directors of The Center for Family Justice. Francis joins the 22-member board of the Bridgeport-based nonprofit, which provides a myriad […]

Seven CFJCT Supporters Honored with First 100 Plus Awards

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beth Fitzpatrick 203-334-6154 ext. 128 bfitzpatrick@centerforfamilyjustice.org The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence Honors 7 Local Residents Each Local Honoree Affiliated with The Center for Family Justice Seven Fairfield County residents, volunteers and public servants – all committed to ending domestic violence – have been honored by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic […]