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CFJ Honors nOURish BRIDGEPORT Inc., as 2020 Partner with Purpose

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce nOURish BRIDGEPORT, Inc., has been named its 2020 Partner of the Year for its innovative program which connects local victims of domestic violence to fresh, healthy groceries. nOURish BRIDGEPORT, which operates two food pantries in Bridgeport, has been providing food to domestic violence clients of The […]

Op-Ed: The COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Child Abuse Victims Even More Vulnerable

Today, as our nation deals with an extraordinary public health crisis, Americans are being asked to stay home and practice social distancing. Unfortunately, for too many people, home is not a safe place. In fact, many of the thousands of adults and children we work with each year at The Center for Family Justice are […]

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 […]