Category Archives: Sexual Abuse

Stalking Awareness: Understanding This Dangerous Pattern

Even though he is in prison, Joelle* still leaves in fear of being followed and harmed by her abuser. Throughout her marriage, Joelle’s estranged husband physically and verbally abused her and stalked her relentlessly. He followed Joelle to and from her workplace and also used a GPS system to monitor her whereabouts so he could […]

Madison Middle School Community Gives Holiday Cheer to CFJ Clients

Teachers and students from Trumbull’s Madison Middle School recently collected more than 70 holiday gifts  for clients of The Center for Family Justice, the Bridgeport-based nonprofit which serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. The gifts were presented to CFJ by Madison Middle School teacher Jeanne Malgioglio, who […]

A Season of Gratitude: Thanks For Your Generosity and Support

  Dear Friends and Supporters, I could not let this year end without taking some time from the whirlwind of holiday preparations here at The Center for Family Justice to send out a personal message of thanks. Although this year has been a challenging one for those of us who care about victims and survivors […]

Making Your Gift Work: How to Maximize the Tax Benefits of Your Gift to The Center for Family Justice

As you plans your annual appeal gift to CFJ, we encourage you to speak with your tax advisor about the impact of the Tax Code and Jobs Act on you philanthropic giving for this year.  In addition to supporting CFJ and our important mission, you may find additional tax benefits in considering “bunching” your charitable […]

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 […]