Lawyers for Family Justice Making a Difference for Survivors of Interpersonal Violence

March 2018 Lawyers for Family Justice Making a Difference for Survivors of Interpersonal Violence “The Contra Costa Family Justice Center is an invaluable one-stop center for families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, and human trafficking. In 2017, the Family Justice Center served 2,440 survivors of interpersonal violence. Over 80% of Read more about Lawyers for Family Justice Making a Difference for Survivors of Interpersonal Violence[…]

Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Plan ahead for holiday volunteering

Helen Putnam Award The League of California Cities recently presented the Concord City Council with the Helen Putnam Award of Excellence for their collaboration with the Central Family Justice Center. The league selects one California city in each of 12 categories to recognize each year. The Family Justice Center is a one-stop, multiagency facility for Read more about Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Plan ahead for holiday volunteering[…]

East Bay Leadership Council: Honoring Those Who Give Back

Contra Costa County Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative, Family Justice Alliance — Outstanding Collaborative Project In 2001, the County Board of Supervisors launched the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative to improve service delivery systems and policy to support the county’s strong stance against family violence. Addressing this charge, Zero Tolerance has launched and Read more about East Bay Leadership Council: Honoring Those Who Give Back[…]

Exciting News from Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative

Contra Costa County Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative and the Family Justice Alliance are named… Outstanding Collaborative Project Join us at the East Bay Philanthropy Awards Breakfast brought to you by the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at JFK University and the East Bay Leadership Council. Awards ceremony on November 3, 2016 at 7:30 am at Read more about Exciting News from Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative[…]

An Update from the Front-Lines of Contra Costa County’s Legal Incubator Program

Carlos Carbajal is busy. As a Lawyer for Family Justice attorney, his appointment slots are booked solid every week and he has taken on over 50 paying clients (in addition to dozens of pro bono consultations) since joining Contra Costa County’s Legal Incubator program in February. [click here] “The need for pro and low bono Read more about An Update from the Front-Lines of Contra Costa County’s Legal Incubator Program[…]

In Richmond, a modern approach to helping domestic violence victims

Aug 3, 2016 “Just imagine you are a victim of domestic violence, of sexual assault, of elder abuse, and you walk in here,” says Susun Kim, executive director of the Contra Costa Family Justice Alliance. “What do you notice? What do you see?” The West County Family Family Justice Center — a one-stop facility providing Read more about In Richmond, a modern approach to helping domestic violence victims[…]

Free medical clinic serving local uninsured patients moves into Family Justice Center

The RotaCare Richmond Free Medical Clinic is now located at the new West County Family Justice Center at 256 24th St. The free medical clinic — which is run by volunteer physicians and nurses who serve uninsured West County residents — had its grand opening celebration scheduled for last night. The clinic operates Tuesdays from Read more about Free medical clinic serving local uninsured patients moves into Family Justice Center[…]

Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Bonilla names Assembly district woman of year

Family Justice Center Celebrate “Hope for the Future: Healing Our Children,” at the Family Justice Center benefit from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive. Fine wine and appetizers will be served at a reception featuring a silent auction for prizes, followed by a short program Read more about Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Bonilla names Assembly district woman of year[…]