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Family Justice Community News- September 2014

Family Justice Community News By Susun Kim, Executive Director (September 2014) “Just want to get your week off to a good start! A client who came to the Center in 2011 came back in on Friday to get information for a friend. So great to know that she felt confident enough in our services to…
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Fall Cooking Matters classes announced

Just announced!  Register now for a FREE six-week Cooking Matters class beginning on Friday, October 10th until November 14th. Classes will be from 10am-Noon, so participants will eat the meal they make for lunch.  All classes will be provided in English. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. COOKING MATTERS Learn how to prepare fast, delicious and healthy meals on a…
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Save the Date: Innovations Conference November 5, 2014

Save the Date! Innovations Conference: Innovations and Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Date: Wednesday November 5, 2014 Time: 8:30am-4:00pm Location: Pleasant Hill, CA The Family Justice Center and Contra Costa County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative are pleased to announce a one-day conference focusing on the innovations and best practices…
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Huffington Post: Financial Abuse Takes Heavy Toll on Domestic Violence Survivors

In a recent article,  Huffington Post contributor Melissa Jeltsen talks about a recent study from Rutgers University that examines the impact of financial abuse on domestic violence survivors. The article explores the emerging understanding that financial literacy should not be viewed as a luxury or secondary service but a key part of a survivor’s long-term safety…
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Family Justice Community News- July 2014

Family Justice Community News By Susun Kim, Executive Director (July 2014)   In July, we started our first cooking classes at the Family Justice Center.  “Cooking  Matters” is a free series of bilingual cooking and nutrition workshops designed to  teach participants to shop smarter, make healthier choices and cook delicious  meals. Founded in 1993, Cooking Matters is a nationally…
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Press Release: Safety and Healing of Abuse Victims Supported by Kaiser Permanente

Safety and Healing of Abuse Victims Supported by Kaiser Permanente July 8, 201 For Immediate Release Press Contact 510-985-4949 Susun Kim, skim@wccfjc.org   Richmond, CA — West Contra Costa residents experiencing family violence or sexual assault are one step closer to having a warm and welcoming one-stop service center.  The building of a permanent home…
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Family Justice Center hosts ‘Cooking Matters’ classes in July

This is the last call to register for the FREE six week Cooking Matters class. Child care is provided!!    All classes will be provided in English and Spanish. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. COOKING MATTERS Learn how to prepare fast, delicious and healthy meals on a budget   Come join us for 6 FREE cooking classes!  Practice…
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First 100 Club Members Announced

The Family Justice Center would like to thank our first 100 Club Members for their support! There is still time to join the 100 Club.  Click here to learn more or become a 100 Club Member today!  Haydee Alfonso Debra J. Barker Vanessa Barnett Allen Benjamin Carol and Robert Berkvist M.L. Braxton Rebecca Brown (Further…
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Press Release: Susun Kim Named Executive Director of West Contra Costa Family Justice Center

For Immediate Release  Susun Kim Named Executive Director of West Contra Costa Family Justice Center Richmond, California February 20, 2014 The Advisory Board of the West Contra Costa Family Justice Center (FJC) is excited to announce that Susun Kim, Esq. will be the new Executive Director of the West Contra Costa Family Justice Center beginning…
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Community Violence Solutions hosts screening of ‘FLESH’

As part of Human Trafficking Prevention Month, our partners at Community Violence Solutions are hosting a screening of ‘FLESH’, a documentary about sex trafficking in the United States at Hercules Public Library this evening at 6:30pm. From the FLESH THE MOVIE website: FLESH THE MOVIE “FLESH a shocking documentary, calls into question our definitions of slavery,…
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