Tag Archives: The Center for Family Justice

CFJ to Celebrate 125th Virtual Jubilee Gala on March 26, 2021

The Center for Family Justice will celebrate its 125th anniversary as a nonprofit at its March 26th Virtual Jubilee Gala honoring the many volunteer leaders who have helped advance its mission of supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities. CFJ’s roots date back to 1895 when it was founded as the […]

CFJ Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus: Focus On Client/Staff Safety

COVID-19 Updates:  Since March 2020, CFJ has taken many steps to keep its clients, staff and the public safe in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Due to the recent uptick in regional Covid-19 cases and with the continued interest of public health in mind, CFJ will maintain the following schedule through the beginning of the […]

Lisa Labella Joins CFJ as Director of Special Events & Community Outreach

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that it has named Lisa Labella, a Trumbull resident, as its first Director of Special Events & Community Outreach. Labella, who has broad professional leadership experience in both the nonprofit and business sectors in Fairfield County, will lead CFJ’s Development Team as well as several of […]

Why Reauthorization of The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is So Important

For the past several months, those of us who work with victims of domestic and sexual violence have noticed an uptick of people coming through our doors and calling our hotlines asking for help. These are not just anecdotal experiences; they is data here in the Greater Bridgeport area and around our state that show […]

Broadcast Journalist Tamron Hall to Keynote 21st Annual Speaking of Women Luncheon to Benefit CFJ

CFJ is honored that award-winning broadcast journalist Tamron Hall will serve as keynote speaker for its 21st annual Speaking of Women luncheon to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at The Waterview in Monroe. Besides being a talented journalist and the first African-American woman to co-host the Today show, Tamron is an outspoken advocate on […]

Five Questions for 60 Minutes Correspondent Lara Logan

For nearly three decades Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist and 6o Minutes correspondent Lara Logan has reported from some of the world’s most dangerous war zones and hot spots. Six years ago, while covering the Arab Spring in Egypt’s Tarik Square, a gang of men separated her from her camera crew and security. They savagely […]

Camp HOPE Connecticut to Launch in Summer 2017

Beginning in 2017, the Center for Family Justice, in partnership with the Coastal Connecticut YMCA and Camp Hi-Rock, will launch Camp HOPE Connecticut, the first summer camp and mentoring program for children impacted by domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in New England. Camp HOPE pairs a traditional, overnight summer camp experience with a […]

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting   The Center for Family’s Justices 2016 Annual Appeal campaign has officially launched with an ambitious goal of raising at least $200,000 by December 31. The theme for this year’s campaign, Hands are Not for Hurting, reflects CFJ’s comprehensive mission of breaking the cycle of domestic and […]

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 […]

Donna Craft of Easton Joins The Center’s Board of Directors

Easton resident Donna Craft, a community leader and volunteer who actively supports many local nonprofits and philanthropies, has been elected to the board of directors of The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport. Craft, who began her relationship with The Center as a volunteer, joins the 25-member board of nonprofit that provides counseling, shelter, crisis […]