Author Archives: Center for Family Justice

The Center for Women and Families Officially Changes Its Name to The Center for Family Justice

January 21, 2014 – The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County officially changed its name to The Center for Family Justice at a public policy breakfast Tuesday in its Bridgeport headquarters. On hand for the event were a host of politicians, including U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal; U.S. Representative Jim Himes; State Senator Andres […]

Two-Day Strategic Planning Session Lays the Blueprint For Connecticut’s First Family Justice Center

November 2013 – It took Gael Strack and Casey Gwinn 13 years to open the first Family Justice Center in San Diego, Calif., in 2002. Last week the pair – now the leaders of the Family Justice Center Alliance – came to Bridgeport to lead a two-day strategic planning session for Connecticut’s first Family Justice […]

Connecticut’s First Family Justice Center is closer to becoming a reality

By Debra Greenwood and Judy Stevens Connecticut Post OpEd piece, February 2013 – Each year, law enforcement agencies respond to alarming incidents of domestic violence. Approximately one-third of the criminal cases in the court system in Connecticut involve family violence. The prevalence of family violence is even more alarming if you consider that experts estimate […]