Sponsored by the Verizon Foundation, the Family Justice Center Insititute assists professionals working at Family Justice Centers by increasing access to promising practices, technical assistance, and training. Under the leadership of the Family Justice Center Alliance, the Institute provides a virtual classroom for survivors and professionals by featuring webinars and webcasts on key topics, resource materials, and an annual international conference. The Family Justice Center Institute also has a national advisory board which helps identify and prioritize strategic directions and focus areas for the Institute and the Alliance.
The following are the core objectives of the Family Justice Center Institute:
Publicizing and promoting Telling Amy's Story and developing coordinated community response efforts using the documentary to change the ending to Amy's story.
Recruiting and engaging men to speak out against domestic violence and support initiatives that develop strong public strategies around the involvement of non-violent men in the domestic violence prevention movement.
Developing outreach and engagement efforts to teens about teen relationship violence; specifically providing prevention and intervention services for youth at a Family Justice Center.
Click here to access the 2012 Family Justice Center Institute Report.
A special thanks to the Verizon Foundation for sponsoring the Family Justice Center Insitute.