The Alliance hosts monthly national webinars supported by various funders including the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), and Verizon. These webinars include training on subject-specific matter or those related to the field of family violence and the role of Family Justice Centers in providing wraparound services to clients.

How to Start an FJC (101)

Presenters: Casey Gwinn and Gael Strack
March 17th, 10:00 – 11:30 am PST

Casey Gwinn and Gael Strack, the founders of the Family Justice Center Movement, will discuss the details of getting a Family Justice Center up and running from a “twinkle in your eye” to your “grand opening.” They will provide specific examples from Centers around the world, highlighting best practices and lessons learned through opening Family Justice Centers in a variety of communities. Concrete steps towards opening a Center will be shared, and a key theme throughout their presentation will be the importance of keeping survivors at the core of the Center’s development process.

On this webinar, attendees will:

  1. Understand the process for opening a Family Justice Center
  2. Share how communities can create their story to build buy in and develop momentum
  3. Learn about resources available to communities from the Alliance

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