Tag Archives: sexual assault

Journalist and Survivor Lara Logan to Keynote Speaking of Women 2017

CFJ is pleased to announce that People’s United Bank will once again serve as Presenting Sponsor of the 20th anniversary of its annual Speaking of Women luncheon, featuring 60 Minutes Correspondent Lara Logan. The luncheon will take place on Sept. 19th at The Waterview in Monroe. Logan, a survivor of sexual assault and breast cancer, […]

Five Things To Know About Lara Logan: CFJ’s 2017 Speaking of Women Keynote

Lara Logan, the international journalist who was violently sexually assaulted when covering the Egyptian Revolution for CBS News in 2011, will share her poignant pathway to survivorship at our 20th anniversary Speaking of Women luncheon at The Waterview in Monroe on Tuesday, Sept. 19, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Best known for her work as an […]

Supporting Campus Sexual Assault Survivors: Meet Campus Advocate Erika Sanchez

Stanford, Baylor and Howard. In recent months some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher education have been rocked by scandals involving student perpetrated sexual violence. At Baylor, the problem was particularly insidious as scores of female students have made serious allegations that they have been assaulted by groups of student athletes amid a […]

60 Minutes’ Lara Logan to Keynote 20th Speaking of Women Event on Sept. 19

Lara Logan, the international journalist who was violently sexually assaulted when covering the Egyptian Revolution for CBS News in 2011, will share her poignant pathway to survivorship at our 20th anniversary Speaking of Women luncheon at The Waterview in Monroe on Tuesday, Sept. 19, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Best known for her work as an […]

Hope Starts with You! Help CFJ Continue to Transform Victims into Survivors.

  So many of our Hope News readers are supporter of CFJ’s ongoing efforts to end domestic and sexual violence in our communities. With your help, there is always hope these cycles can end. Yet here at CFJ we find ourselves more challenged than ever to meet the growing demand for services. Here’s what we’re […]

Camp Hope Open Houses Beginning in March 2017

Join CFJ to learn more about attending or supporting Camp Hope Connecticut, the first camp in New England dedicated to supporting children impacted by domestic and sexual violence, child abuse and trauma. CFJ is excited to announce that Camp Hope, which offers a specialized curriculum developed to help children improve their self-esteem and lead happier, […]

Celebrating Hope: CFJ’s 2017 Gratitude Gala Honors Seven Men

Bridgeport, Ct—The Center for Family Justice will present Celebrating Hope, its second annual Gratitude Gala on Saturday, April 8 at The Patterson Club in Fairfield. The gala will honor seven men– six area police chiefs and a CFJ Board of Directors member –who have shown outstanding commitment to breaking the cycles of domestic and sexual […]

Survivor Story: “I Wondered, Who Would Believe Me?”

  Editor’s Note: As part of  our ongoing effort to highlight the impactful stories of the survivor’s who are part of the CFJ family, we introduce you to Priscilla, a sexual abuse and incest survivor who believes that speaking out her experiences is critical to ending the stigma associated with incest. There was a time when […]

Four Questions for Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace’s path to becoming an outspoken, high-profile legal analyst and victims’ rights activist began with personal tragedy. When she was a 19-year-old college student, her fiancé, Keith Griffin, was murdered during a robbery. “His world ended and mine exploded,” she says. The murder forever altered Grace’s dreams of becoming a professor of Shakespearean literature. […]

Trumbull Teen Cassandra Anelante Collects 250 Toys for The Center’s Kids

Trumbull High School Student Cassandra Anelante Collects 250 Toys for Children in Need For the second year in a row Trumbull High School Freshman Cassandra Anelante spent her holiday season collecting toys for local children who might otherwise go without gifts. Cassandra, 14, collected more than 250 new, unwrapped toys from friends, family and classmates […]