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’”

CFJ Attorney Honored for Advocacy and Innovation

Attorney Angela Schlingheyde, director of Civil Legal and Court Advocacy Services for the Center for Family Justice, was recently honored for her leadership in launching innovative programs to bring free legal services to victims of domestic violence.

Schlingheyde was the featured Continue reading “CFJ Attorney Honored for Advocacy and Innovation”

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