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July 2015

Watch our Short Film: ’ACFJC Turns 10!’ Jul 21, 2015

The Alameda County Family Justice Center recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary, and we produced a short film in of the event, 'The ACFJC Turns 10!'.

The film celebrates our center's decade-long history, from inception to our successful current programs as well as also discussing the path for our future endeavors.

Featured in the short film are the ACFJC's founder, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley, and ACFJC Executive Director Cherri Allison and some of the graduates of our sucessful El Cafecito group, a women's empowerment group for Spanish speakers.

The ACFJC Celebrates a Decade Serving Victims Jul 14, 2015

On June 30, 2015, the Alameda County Family Justice Center (ACFJC) celebrated ten years helping victims of crime in Alameda County by hosting an Open House for the community. Hundreds of people came out in support of the positive role the Center has played in our community and they enjoyed a BBQ lunch and guided tours of the facilities.

The founder of the ACFJC, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, spoke of the inspiration behind establishing the center. “Back in 2003, I performed a needs assessment of the services available to, for example, a female victim of domestic violence with two children in Alameda County. I found that she would potentially need to visit over 25 different sites to access all the services that she required for herself and her family,” DA O’Malley said.

“This status quo was further victimizing these victims. So I decided to change this by establishing a center that housed an abundance of allied health, legal, psychological and other support services in one, easily accessed location. And in 2005, the Alameda County Family Justice Center became a reality, making it much easier for victims of crime to seek the help they need,” said DA O’Malley.

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