Author Archives: Beth Fitzpatrick

CFJ Announces 2019 Annual Meeting on June 25

The Center for Family Justice will hold its Annual Meeting celebration on Tuesday, June 25 at 5:30 p.m. at CFJ’s headquarters at 753 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. This annual gathering includes ceremonies honoring CFJ’s Beatrice Boucher Volunteer of the Year; Carol Roberto Employee of the Year; its annual Partner with Purpose Award winner and its new […]

CFJ Wins Grant from Impact Fairfield County

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that on May 1 it was chosen as one of two $100,000 grant recipients from Impact Fairfield County, a philanthropic giving circle comprised of women from throughout Fairfield County. This prestigious and competitive grant was awarded to CFJ for its proposal to launch an innovative program, […]

Honor Mom with the Gift of HOPE

Dear Friends and Supporters, On this Mother’s Day, show your mother how much you appreciate her kindness, generosity and compassion with a gift to The Center for Family Justice. A donation to CFJ’s Annual Appeal– made in honor of the important mom or mother figures in your life– is a meaningful and impactful way to […]

Aly Raisman to Keynote Speaking of Women 2019

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Olympic Gold Medalist and survivors’ advocate Aly Raisman will be the keynote speaker at its 22nd annual Speaking of Women luncheon. Presented by People’s United Bank, the luncheon will take place at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at The Waterview in Monroe. Raisman joins a long […]

Seventh Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Kicks-Off on Saturday, April 27 2019

Hundreds of area residents committed to ending sexual abuse and violence will march in support of victims and survivors on April 27th during The Center for Family Justice’s seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. For the seventh consecutive year the event will be led by its chairman, former Fairfield Police Chief Gary […]

Rockin Around The Decades Studio 54 Themed Party to Benefit The Center for Family Justice

  Stratford, Ct—A Studio 54 themed night of dining and dancing at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford on March 30 will benefit The Center for Family Justice, which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities. Band Together, a nonprofit community of talented musicians who have helped […]

New Class of Attorneys Joins The Justice Legal Center Legal Incubator

The Justice Legal Center, Connecticut’s first legal incubator, recently announced the selection of two attorneys to launch its second class of lawyers chosen to build their solo legal practices through an innovative program at The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport. Attorneys Alicia Kinsman of Monroe and Jesse Stricklan of New Haven have launched their […]

Near & Far Aid Awards Grant to The Center for Family Justice

  Fairfield County based philanthropic organization Near & Fair Aid recently awarded a $22,000 grant to The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. “This grant from Near & Far Aid recognizes and supports the important […]

Trumbull Police Union Holds Grow-a-Beard Fundraiser for CFJ

Members of the Trumbull Police Union recently donated $1,050 to The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, the proceeds of a December fundraiser which gave officers the chance to grow beards or wear special pins in exchange for a donation to the nonprofit. The Trumbull Police Department has a policy which restricts the growth of […]

Volunteer to Support Victims and Survivors: Join the Circle of Hope

CFJ is looking for a few good volunteers! We’re also looking for some dedicated volunteers who can help us strengthen and build our current volunteer programs. Please consider joining our Circle of Hope, CFJ’s new volunteer advisory task force, which will meet quarterly at our Bridgeport headquarters. Plans are for the Circle of Hope to […]