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Holiday Helpers Needed: Join CFJ in Helping to Make The Holiday Season Bright for its Deserving Clients

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to share with family and friends, but they can be challenging for anyone coping with the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence. To help ease their burdens and make the season a special one, The Center for Family Justice actively solicits donations, beginning with the Thanksgiving season, […]

Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival to Benefit CFJ’s Camp HOPE America-Connecticut Program

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that its Camp HOPE America-Connecticut program is the beneficiary of the 2019 Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival. Camp HOPE is a trauma-informed summer camp and year-long mentoring program for youth ages 17  and under who have been impacted by abuse. It is the first program of its […]

Speaking of Women 2019: More than 540 Attend CFJ’s Most Important Annual Fundraiser

The Center for Family Justice extends its heartfelt thanks to the more than 540 people who attended Speaking of Women 2019 featuring a keynote conversation with Gold Medalist Aly Raisman. This year’s event, presented by title sponsor People’s United Bank, had the highest attendance of a Speaking of Women event in more than five years, […]

Activist and Filmmaker Byron Hurt to Keynote Second Annual Speaking with Men Breakfast

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Byron Hurt, the award-winning documentary filmmaker, author and activist, will be the keynote speaker for its second annual Speaking with Men Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 15 at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford. Hurt, a former football quarterback at Northeastern University and creator of the award-winning […]

CFJ 2019 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil Schedule

The Center for Family Justice, with the support of community leaders and law enforcement in the six communities it serves, is hosting a series of vigils to mark the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. These seven vigils honor those who have been impacted by intimate partner violence; raise awareness and inspire hope […]

Lisa Labella Joins CFJ as Director of Special Events & Community Outreach

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that it has named Lisa Labella, a Trumbull resident, as its first Director of Special Events & Community Outreach. Labella, who has broad professional leadership experience in both the nonprofit and business sectors in Fairfield County, will lead CFJ’s Development Team as well as several of […]

Kathy Maiolo of Monroe Named Board Chair at The Center for Family Justice

Monroe Resident Kathy Maiolo has been named chairperson of the Board of Directors at The Center for Family Justice. Maiolo, who joined CFJ’s board 7 years ago, is also an active volunteer at the nonprofit which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the communities of […]

Pam Schmitt of Trumbull Named 2019 Beatrice Boucher Volunteer of the Year

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Pam Schmitt, a Trumbull resident, has been named its 2019 Beatrice Boucher Volunteer of the Year. Schmitt, who serves as co-chairperson of CFJ’s Circle of HOPE Volunteer Task Force, was honored recently at CFJ’s annual meeting for her outstanding work supporting the nonprofit, which provides […]

Char Nolan Named CFJ’s Carol Roberto Employee of the Year

Bridgeport, Ct.—The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Char Nolan, a Monroe resident, has been named its 2019 Carol Roberto Employee of the Year. Nolan, who serves as CFJ’s Crisis Intervention Receptionist, will be honored at CFJ’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at its Bridgeport headquarters. Nolan began her relationship with […]