Category Archives: News

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 […]

Domestic Violence Action Month Vigils: 2018 Schedule Announced

The Center for Family Justice, with the support of community leaders and law enforcement in the six communities it serves, has scheduled a series of seven vigils to mark the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. These vigils, which will take place at 6 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Bridgeport […]

The Center for Family Justice Names Robert S. Hojnacki as its Chief Development Officer

  Bridgeport, Ct. — The Center for Family Justice, which serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six Fairfield County communities, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert S. Hojnacki as its Chief Development Officer. As a member of CFJ’s Senior Management Team, the Fairfield resident will lead all fundraising […]

Second Season of Camp HOPE America-Connecticut Launches

This weekend 24 children from Fairfield County will board buses for Camp HOPE America- Connecticut, a therapeutic camp and mentoring program for local children impacted by the generational cycles of domestic and sexual violence. . Camp HOPE America-Connecticut is the first summer camp and mentoring program in New England for children who have experienced primary […]

Our Cupboards Are Bare! Help our Clients with Gift Cards, Toiletries and Snack Donations

Often, our clients in crisis come to our Kathie’s House safe house in the midst of personal emergencies involving domestic violence and have little in the way of possessions. Many of the donations we rely on to we to help our clients in crisis meet their most basic needs are currently in short supply. To […]