Tag Archives: sexual assault

Camp Hope Open Houses Beginning in March 2017

Join CFJ to learn more about attending or supporting Camp Hope Connecticut, the first camp in New England dedicated to supporting children impacted by domestic and sexual violence, child abuse and trauma. CFJ is excited to announce that Camp Hope, which offers a specialized curriculum developed to help children improve their self-esteem and lead happier, […]

Celebrating Hope: CFJ’s 2017 Gratitude Gala Honors Seven Men

Bridgeport, Ct—The Center for Family Justice will present Celebrating Hope, its second annual Gratitude Gala on Saturday, April 8 at The Patterson Club in Fairfield. The gala will honor seven men– six area police chiefs and a CFJ Board of Directors member –who have shown outstanding commitment to breaking the cycles of domestic and sexual […]

Survivor Story: “I Wondered, Who Would Believe Me?”

  Editor’s Note: As part of  our ongoing effort to highlight the impactful stories of the survivor’s who are part of the CFJ family, we introduce you to Priscilla, a sexual abuse and incest survivor who believes that speaking out her experiences is critical to ending the stigma associated with incest. There was a time when […]

Four Questions for Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace’s path to becoming an outspoken, high-profile legal analyst and victims’ rights activist began with personal tragedy. When she was a 19-year-old college student, her fiancé, Keith Griffin, was murdered during a robbery. “His world ended and mine exploded,” she says. The murder forever altered Grace’s dreams of becoming a professor of Shakespearean literature. […]

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 […]

Our President/CEO Debra Greenwood’s Annual Gratitude List

  Dear Friends: What a wonderful few weeks of heartfelt generosity we’ve witnessed this month at The Center for Family Justice. Our lobby has been filled with a steady stream supporters who’ve come bearing gifts for our clients. It has truly been an outpouring of overwhelming kindness and our clients and staff have been touched […]

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 […]

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 […]

Please join our Giving Day challenge!

The Center for Family Justice has an amazing challenge: If we raise $30,000, an anonymous donor will match that amount. Fairfield County’s Giving Day is the perfect way to help us raise the needed $30K – which automatically becomes $60K! Wow! From midnight March 5th through 11:59 p.m., you can donate to your favorite non-profit […]