CFJ’s Camp HOPE Receives Major Grant from Private Foundation

A major five-year grant from the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Foundation will allow The Center for Family Justice to expand its award-winning summer camp and mentoring program for children and teens who have experienced the trauma of domestic and sexual violence.

The foundation, endowed by Continue reading “CFJ’s Camp HOPE Receives Major Grant from Private Foundation”

Center for Family Justice Celebrates 125 Years

The Center for Family Justice will celebrate its 125th anniversary as a nonprofit at its March 26 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 Continue reading “Center for Family Justice Celebrates 125 Years”

Pro Bono Legal Program to Benefit from Local Day of Giving Event

The Center for Family Justice will participate in the eighth annual Fairfield County’s Giving Day on Feb. 25, with its proceeds from the regional day of philanthropy designated for an innovative program which offers its domestic violence clients free legal services.

This year, Continue reading “Pro Bono Legal Program to Benefit from Local Day of Giving Event”

Time to Talk to Teens About Dating Abuse Is Now

February is the month of hearts, flowers, candy, and romance. Beyond the sweet remembrances that can make this month so special, February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. That makes this month the perfect time for parents and guardians to begin a conversation with the Continue reading “Time to Talk to Teens About Dating Abuse Is Now”

Jubilee Virtual Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Service at CFJ

The Center for Family Justice invites the public to celebrate its 125-year history of providing safety, hope and empowerment to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the six communities it serves.

The Jubilee Virtual Gala celebration will reflect on a storied Continue reading “Jubilee Virtual Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Service at CFJ”

Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…

The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”

Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot

Easton’s small business owners demonstrated immeasurable cleverness in adjusting to the uncharted waters of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Organizations that serve Easton found creative ways to reach their audience and carry on the important work they do. Families and individuals Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot”

Center for Family Justice to Hold Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil

The Center for Family Justice will hold a virtual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil this October to commemorate the lives of 14 recent victims of domestic violence homicides in Connecticut in 2019 and raise awareness about the prevalence of abuse in local communities.

The Continue reading “Center for Family Justice to Hold Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil”

Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Every community thinks sexual exploitation and trafficking can’t happen here. Not only can it happen, but it’s happening already. Often, those doing the trafficking are people no one would think would be in that position. They can be neighbors, community members, coworkers.

“There’s Continue reading “Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking”

Survivor, Activist Rachel Lloyd to Keynote ‘Speaking of Women 2020’

The Center for Family Justice will present its 23rd annual Speaking of Women event as a virtual fundraiser this September featuring Rachel Lloyd, a globally recognized expert on the subject of sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Presented by People’s United Bank, this annual fundraising Continue reading “Survivor, Activist Rachel Lloyd to Keynote ‘Speaking of Women 2020’”

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