Walk a Mile in Her Shoes returns to Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CT — 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. Read More

Stepney School donates children’s books to young CFJ clients

MONROE, CT — Deborah A. Walls was a longtime educator who loved nothing more than teaching children to read. As a reading and language arts consultant for Monroe Public Schools, Walls started the school-wide reading initiative, “One School One Book,” which later evolved into “One Town One Book.” Read More

CFJ receives $30,000 grant for crisis and support services

BRIDGEPORT, CT — The Center for Family Justice 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. Read More

CFJ legal director named ‘Game Changer’ in state legal honors

BRIDGEPORT — Angela Schlingheyde, J.D.,  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. Read More