When we speak about sexual assault, it is natural for our thoughts to turn to extremely violent acts carried out by predatory strangers. That is a completely understandable perception as our popular culture has manifested the idea that sexual assault is something that happens in Continue reading “Op-Ed: Let’s Remember the Youngest Victims of Sexual Abuse and Violence”
Since 2013, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence against women and girls has in the Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes Another Virtual Turn”
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”
Easton emergency personnel wore masks and observed proper social distancing as they “walked a mile in her shoes” on Morehouse Road April 23 to support the Center for Family Justice.
Police Chief Rich Doyle wore a teal-colored shirt in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Continue reading “First Responders ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’”
The Easton police and fire departments and Easton Emergency Medical Service will participate in the Virtual Walk Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere”
Today, as our nation deals with an extraordinary public health crisis, Americans are being asked to stay home and practice social distancing.
Unfortunately, for too many people, home is not a safe place.
In fact, many of the thousands of adults and children we work with each year Continue reading “Supporting the Most Vulnerable Abuse Victims During a Pandemic”
For the last seven years, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice (CFJ) for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield intended to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence has on the Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes a Virtual Turn”