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Center for Family Justice hosts 25th annual Speaking of Women event

Investigative journalist Rachel Louise Snyder was the keynote speaker.

New nonprofit First Steps to Heal supports Westchester’s domestic violence survivors

Domestic violence "knows no socioeconomic barriers," First Steps to Heal founder Jaquetta Jenkins said. "There's no rhyme or reason. It's all over in every town, in every county, in every state.”

Women’s Center of Greater Danbury rebrands as Center for Empowerment and...

The Women's Center of Greater Danbury was founded in 1975 and serves more than 30,000 individuals from area communities.

Center for Family Justice to open 9,000 sf safehouse for abuse...

Bob’s Discount Furniture has committed to provide furnishings for the entire complex.

New NY law to protect domestic violence victims from employment discrimination

One goal is to help make sure victims never have to worry about losing their jobs as they deal with the aftermath of what they’ve experienced.

Many Westchester businesses will have to offer paid ‘safe leave’

Legislation signed into law on May 3 by Westchester County Executive George Latimer requires businesses located in the county which have five or more employees to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave to employees who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking.

Bridgeport’s Center for Family Justice to debut state’s first legal...

New endeavor to help nonprofit in efforts to bring stability and self-sufficiency to violence victims.

Mary-Jane Foster to run domestic violence agency

Two-time mayoral candidate named president and CEO of Hartford-based Interval House.

Hudson Valley legal advocates stand up for women in poverty

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's specialized Domestic Violence Unit handles thousands of cases per year.