Tag Archives: debra a. greenwood

Walk a Mile In Her Shoes 2020 Goes Virtual

For the last seven years, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield intended to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence has on the six local communities it serves. This year, due to […]

CFJ Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus: Immediate Safety Measures Focused on Client/Public Safety

  The unprecedented health crisis caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), reminds us how fortunate we are to be part of a caring community dedicated to the well-being of others. As an agency that serves the needs of those facing the immediate trauma of domestic and sexual violence, our response must focus on making their safety […]

CFJ’s Legislative Breakfast Highlights Proposed Bills Impacting Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims

More than 40 state legislators, community leaders, law enforcement professionals and experts on domestic and sexual violence joined The Center for Family Justice on Jan. 14 for its annual Legislative Breakfast. This informative gathering gave CFJ and its supporters an opportunity to share their support of several proposed bills expected to be considered by the […]

Op-Ed: Lessons We Can Learn from the Jennifer Dulos Case

Jennifer Dulos warned us this would happen. The New Canaan mother-of-five spelled her fears out in her divorce papers in what has now become a chilling cry for help. She told the court she was afraid her late estranged husband would become so enraged by her divorce filing he might hurt her. And now that […]

CFJ’s Annual Legislative Breakfast to Highlight Proposals to Protect Victims and Survivors

Advocates for victims of domestic and sexual violence will present their legislative priorities to political leaders from throughout Fairfield County at The Center for Family Justice’s annual legislative breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The informative meeting, which will be held at CFJ’s Bridgeport headquarters at 753 Fairfield Ave. beginning at 8 a.m., will include members […]

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 […]

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 […]

CFJ Wins Grant from Impact Fairfield County

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that on May 1 it was chosen as one of two $100,000 grant recipients from Impact Fairfield County, a philanthropic giving circle comprised of women from throughout Fairfield County. This prestigious and competitive grant was awarded to CFJ for its proposal to launch an innovative program, […]