Chief Doyle Honored By The Center For Family Justice

Prior to The Center for Family Justice’s 10th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle was honored at CFJ’s 11th Annual Breakfast & Award Ceremony on April 8. Deborah A. Greenwood, CFJ’s president and CEO, presented the award.

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Walk a Mile In Her Shoes Returns to Downtown Fairfield April 23

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 Continue reading “Walk a Mile In Her Shoes Returns to Downtown Fairfield April 23”

Library Exhibit Honors Victims of Domestic Violence

The Easton Public Library has collaborated with the Center for Family Justice to bring a powerful and timely exhibit to the community. The “Unfinished Life Project: Messages from Lives Lost, We Hear You” is a traveling domestic violence exhibit and memorial that honors the victims Continue reading “Library Exhibit Honors Victims of Domestic Violence”

The Center for Family Justice Receives Grant for Crisis Services

The Center for Family Justice has received a $30,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to help the nonprofit provide crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the Greater Bridgeport area including Easton.

The funds from Continue reading “The Center for Family Justice Receives Grant for Crisis Services”

Center For Family Justice Receives ESL Grant for Domestic Violence Survivors

The Center Family Justice was recently awarded a generous grant which will allow the Bridgeport-based nonprofit to provide English as a Second Language classes to individuals impacted by domestic violence as they work to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse.

The $7,500 Continue reading “Center For Family Justice Receives ESL Grant for Domestic Violence Survivors”

Activist Jamal Stroud to Keynote Speaking of Men Breakfast

Jamal Stroud, a nationally-recognized motivational speaker and community activist, will offer the keynote address at The Center for Family Justice’s annual Speaking of Men Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 4 at the Trumbull Marriott.

Stroud will highlight a morning program that is part Continue reading “Activist Jamal Stroud to Keynote Speaking of Men Breakfast”

Center for Family Justice to Hold Domestic Violence Vigil

The Center for Family Justice will host a regional Domestic Violence Awareness Month vigil on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport to commemorate the 19 lives lost to domestic violence homicides in Connecticut last year as well as raise awareness about the Continue reading “Center for Family Justice to Hold Domestic Violence Vigil”

Dawnn Lewis: Abuse Victims Can Survive and Thrive

Dawnn Lewis emerged from an abusive childhood to become an accomplished actor, singer and songwriter. Growing up with three loving brothers, a grandmother who stood up for them, and teachers who encouraged her to succeed helped Lewis to not only survive, but thrive.

The keynote Continue reading “Dawnn Lewis: Abuse Victims Can Survive and Thrive”

Actress, Activist Dawnn Lewis to Keynote ‘Speaking of Women’

Dawnn Lewis, a stage and screen star, philanthropist, and domestic abuse survivor, has been named the keynote speaker for the 24th annual Speaking of Women luncheon to benefit The Center for Family Justice.

Lewis, a versatile performer best known for her role in the 1980’s sitcom Continue reading “Actress, Activist Dawnn Lewis to Keynote ‘Speaking of Women’”

Cyclist Rides Cross Country to Shelter Domestic Violence Victims

Alan Masarek, an avid bicyclist and co-chair of The Empower House, www.EmpowerhouseProject.org fundraising drive, will cycle 3,800 miles as a pledge challenge benefitting the newly acquired double-sized The Center for Family Justice (CFJ) safehouse, currently under renovation.

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