Category Archives: News

Domestic Violence Action Month: How to Keep Supporting Survivors

CFJ recently concluded its annual October Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a series of vigils in the six communities we serve. These inspiring vigils were dedicated to remembering victims of domestic violence throughout our state as well as motivating those of us committed to ending domestic violence to take action. We were indebted to the […]

Four CFJ Supporters Receive Honors for Domestic Violence Service Work

The Center for Family Justice is honored that four women who support its mission were recently recognized by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) for their leadership in the domestic violence movement as well as their work to improve the lives of survivors. CFJ’s President & CEO Debra A. Greenwood (center), Board Chair Valerie […]

Annual Appeal 2018: Give Now to Support Victims and Survivors

Dear Friends and Supporters, As many of you know, the past year has had a profound impact on victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and those of us who care about their safety and well-being. Every day we are witnessing the many ways in which the #MeToo movement has empowered victims and survivors […]

Justice Legal Center Recruits Its Second Class of Private Practice Attorneys

The Justice Legal Center, Connecticut’s first legal incubator, is recruiting its second class of attorneys interested in establishing private law practices committed to social justice  and legal counsel to victims of domestic and sexual violence. The JLC launched its inaugural class of five attorneys in Jan. 2016 at The Center for Family Justice, the Bridgeport-based […]

CFJ Partner Interview: JLC Attorney Clarissa Matthews Lee

Editor’s Note: In 2016, The Center for Family Justice launched The Justice Legal Center, Connecticut’s first legal incubator. The incubator–part of a growing national trend- welcomed five attorneys interested in launching solo legal practices committed to social justice and supporting victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. As the JLC  prepares to welcome its […]

CFJ Announces 2018-2019 Event Schedule

  Please save the date for these fun, festive and meaningful events in support of CFJ’s mission of supporting victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse. Our 2018-2019 schedule includes the following: Speaking With Men, with Keynote Ted Bunch: Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 a.m. at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. Fourth […]

2018 Holiday Wish List: Support CFJ Clients with These Thoughtful Gifts

Spread some holiday cheer to our clients this season by dropping by with a donation for CFJ’s Holiday Wish List. There are several ways to support our clients during the holiday season. They include: Adopting a CFJ client family. We are currently looking for a small number of individuals or families interested in adopting client […]

Santa Energy Endows CFJ’s Law Enforcement Room

Bridgeport-based Santa Energy recently presented The Center for Family Justice with a generous grant to underwrite a dedicated room for law enforcement officers. CFJ’s law enforcement suite was formally renamed the Santa Energy Law Enforcement Room during a recent breakfast reception at CFJ attended by dozens of police officers and community leaders who work closely […]