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MARY KAY ASH FOUNDATION℠ AWARDS THE CENTER FOR FAMILY JUSTICE $20,000 GRANT TO COMBAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

  [BRIDGEPORT, CT] (October 26, 2023) – The Mary Kay Ash FoundationSM recently awarded The Center for Family Justice a $20,000 unrestricted grant to support survivors of domestic violence in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull. The donation, which comes during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, is part of $1.2 million in grants that the […]

The Community Will Turn Out for CFJ’s Regional Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil

  Vigil will begin at 6 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater Members of the community, police, and youth groups will be among those who gather to pay their respects to Connecticut residents who lost their lives due to domestic violence when The Center for Family Justice holds its second annual Regional […]

Artist/Author/Survivor Chanel Miller Is the 26th Annual ‘Speaking of Women’ Keynote Speaker

The Center for Family Justice’s annual fundraiser benefits those who are impacted by domestic violence, child abuse and sexual abuse. It will be held at The Waterview in Monroe on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 12 p.m.   Bridgeport, CT—The Center for Family Justice will welcome artist and survivor Chanel Miller, who is also a […]

Festival of HOPE Returns to the Trumbull Mall on May 13

Trumbull, Ct – The public is invited to join in for food and fun while raising money for The Center for Family Justice – which provides life-saving services to men, women and children impacted by abuse and violence – during the annual Festival of Hope on Saturday, May 13. The event will run from 11 […]

Thank You For Supporting Women Rock!

Thanks to all who came out to ‘Women Rock: Flower Power Music from the Generation of Love’ on March 23 at StageOne in Fairfield! We got to listen to some great music and admire art from our Art for Advocacy program.  A special thank you to Band Central and its Founder/Executive Director Rob Fried for their wonderful musical performance […]

CFJ’s Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® Event Will be Held April 29

Walk Raises Awareness About Preventing Gender-Based Violence  FAIRFIELD, CT – Put on your walking shoes – maybe some red heels – and get ready as we raise awareness about preventing violence against women and girls during The Center for Family Justice’s 11th Annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® on Saturday, April 29. Presented by […]

Help for teens who face relationship violence

By Debra Greenwood, president and CEO of The Center for Family Justice Being a teenager can be an exciting time when the world seems so filled with possibilities. High school might be coming, or, for older teens, college may be on the horizon. Many are getting ready for prom, learning to drive or playing sports. […]

Women Rock: Flower Power Music from the Generation of Love

  Women Rock: Flower Power Music from the Generation of Love  A Benefit For The Center for Family Justice Featuring Band Central   FAIRFIELD, CT – Band Central invites the community to come out and dance to rock hits as we celebrate National Women’s History Month and all strong women out there! The event, a […]

CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence Issues First Newsletter

The Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, of which The Center for Family Justice is a member, has just released their first edition of The Alliance Newsletter. Click the link to get a glimpse of things happening at The Alliance and the work they are doing to support survivors and end sexual violence in Connecticut. […]