Tag Archives: Debra Greenwood

Help for teens who face relationship violence

By Debra Greenwood, president and CEO of The Center for Family Justice Being a teenager can be an exciting time when the world seems so filled with possibilities. High school might be coming, or, for older teens, college may be on the horizon. Many are getting ready for prom, learning to drive or playing sports. […]

Women Rock: Flower Power Music from the Generation of Love

  Women Rock: Flower Power Music from the Generation of Love  A Benefit For The Center for Family Justice Featuring Band Central   FAIRFIELD, CT – Band Central invites the community to come out and dance to rock hits as we celebrate National Women’s History Month and all strong women out there! The event, a […]

Center for Family Justice Invites Our Community to Make an Impact on Domestic Violence Through Faces of HOPE Campaign

Domestic abuse and sexual violence can happen to anyone – whether it is a young child sexually assaulted by a family member, or a mother finding the strength to leave a violent relationship to start over. The Center for Family Justice (CFJ) wants you to know that there is hope for victims and survivors. The […]

Domestic Violence CEO Shares Message of Hope

For the first time ever at the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater, The Center for Family Justice held a 6-town regional Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil. Lit up in purple, the event remembered the 32 lives lost as a result of domestic violence last year in Connecticut. For each of the lives, a memory box honored them highlighting […]

Art for Advocacy Exhibition Travels to Local College Campuses

The Center for Family Justice was awarded a federal grant which supported the launch of a series of victim-centered Art for Advocacy exhibitions and related events on four local college campuses during the 2022 National Crime Victims’ Rights Weeks. CFJ was the only organization in CT to receive the funding for this traveling campus-based awareness […]

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Celebrates 10th Anniversary

For the first time since 2019, hundreds of walkers are expected to join The Center for Family Justice for its 10th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes  when it returns as an in-person event  in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, April 23. Since 2012 CFJ has held Walk a Mile Her Shoes each April to […]

Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival Donates $80,000 to CFJ’s Camp HOPE Program

The Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival has awarded a major donation to The Center for Family Justice in support of Camp HOPE America-Bridgeport, a therapeutic summer camp and year-long mentoring program for children and teens impacted by the trauma of domestic and sexual violence. The nonprofit FCTF has donated profits from its 2019 Fairfield Christmas Tree […]

Four CFJ Supporters Receive Honors for Domestic Violence Service Work

The Center for Family Justice is honored that four women who support its mission were recently recognized by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) for their leadership in the domestic violence movement as well as their work to improve the lives of survivors. CFJ’s President & CEO Debra A. Greenwood (center), Board Chair Valerie […]

Building a Legacy Through Books

The family and friends of a Monroe educator recently created a lasting memorial for her with a donation of more than 500 books for the children who receive crisis and supportive services at The Center for Family Justice. The family of Debbie Walls, a Newtown resident who was a teacher in the Monroe Public Schools […]

An Open Letter From President/CEO Debra A. Greenwood: The Hidden Homeless

  Dear Friends and Supporters, As the days grow colder and the holidays approach we often called on to come to the aid of millions of Americans who don’t have a safe, reliable place of their own to call home. During this holiday season, I would like to call attention the truly hidden faces of […]