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Upcoming Events

Women Celebrating Women Mar 9, 2017

March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day. Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society and International Women’s Day is a celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. We will be celebrating Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day here at the ACFJC on March 24th with our Women Celebrating Women Event. This year our theme is Women in Science, Technology and Industry. There will be food, music, her-story, a museum and speakers.

The event is from 11-1pm here at the FJC (470-27th Street in Oakland).

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10th Annual ’One’ Gala Jan 23, 2017

10th Annual 'One' Gala to benefit the Alameda County Family Justice Center

When:

Saturday, January 28, 2017
6:00pm - Reception
7:30pm - Dinner, Program and Live Auction

Visit the Auction Page for more information about the Live Auction items.

Where:

Rotunda Building
300 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94613

Complimentary Hors-d'oeuvres
Formal Attire, Black Tie Optional

"Together as one the world is a safer, warmer, better place."

KidZone Holiday Celebration Dec 12, 2016

he ACFJC KidZone Children & Youth Program presents…

A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

Please join us in celebrating the holidays. Every child will receive a gift from the Alameda County Family Justice Center. Enjoy Snacks, play games and have lots of fun.

When: Friday, December 16, 2016

Time: 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Where: ACFJC 2nd Floor Conference Room

Please RSVP to Blanca in KidZone by Monday, December 7, 2015

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Calendar of Events Oct 4, 2016

October 1

Tri-Valley Haven invites you to their annual Pace for Peace 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run. Event begins 8am
(come early to check-in) Near Downtown Livermore: 3663 Pacific Ave Livermore, CA 94550.
For more information and to register, please visit www.trivalleyhaven.org.

October 6

Men Creating Peace invites you to dine-in or take-out at California Pizza Kitchen in Emeryville, either for
lunch, dinner, or to-go. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to Men Creating Peace to help support all the
wonderful work we do. Men Creating Peace (MCP) is a non-profit men’s education program committed to
helping men age 16 and older restore connections to themselves, their intimate partners, their families and
their communities. www.mencreatingpeace.org

October 14

BAWAR invites you to join them for their 5th Annual Gala to benefit Latino Survivors of Sexual Assault. There
will be a three course dinner, entertainment, raffles and a live auction.
Location: the Golden Peacock 24989 Santa Clara Street, Hayward, CA 94544.
Time: 5pm-12:30am.
For more information please email Kristina@bawar.org.

October 19

A Celebration of Collaboration. The Alameda County Family Justice Center invites you to A Celebration of
Collaboration. Domestic Violence Awareness Month is Intense. Let’s Break Bread and Together Celebrate the
Work We Do. It’s BBQ Time!
When: Wednesday, October 19th 2016
Time: 11:30am-1:30pm
Where: Bosco’s Café (2nd Floor) of the Alameda County Family Justice Center 470-27th Street in Oakland.

October 21

Tri-Valley Haven will have a Candlelight Walk in Pleasanton. We will meet at 7:00 p.m. in civic Park at Main
Street and Bernal in Fremont. Candles are provided. For more information please visit their website at
www.trivalleyhaven.org.

Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women Presents: Through the Looking Glass: Uncovering
Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking. Event features: Documentary Film Presentation, Panel Discussion,
Volunteer Opportunities and Light Refreshments.
Event is from 6:30-9:30pm at Washington Hospital West 2500 Mowry Avenue, Fremont, CA.
www.alamedaacws.org.

October 22

SAVE’s 40th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit. It’s called “Night Fever” and will have a fun 70s theme as a nod to our founding year – 1976. save-dv.org/you-can-help/attend-an-event

October 24

A Safe Place is hosting their 3rd Annual conference on October 24, 2016 and October 25, 2016. It will be held
at the California Endowment, 1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607. Our focus this year is on "Strategies
to End Family Violence". www.asafeplacedvs.org.

Join Ruby’s Place for some bowling at the PLANK in Jack London Square Monday, October 24th, all day – for a
fundraiser for Ruby’s Place - we will receive 15% of all bowling and gaming revenue. For more information
please visit their website at www.rubysplace.org.

October 28

Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and the Alameda County Family Justice Center invite you to join
them in commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month with A Day of Remembrance. Event begins with
a Children’s Art Exhibit, and the formal program includes speakers and the reading of names ceremony.
Location: Alameda County Administration Building Plaza, 1221 Oak Street, Oakland, CA.
Resource tables open at 11:30am and the formal program is from 12:15pm-1:15pm.
Cost: FREE.
For more information please call (510) 267-8842 or email the Family Justice Center at info@acfjc.org.

November 5

Progressive Transitions invites you to Behind the Mask. Time: 6:00-10:30pm Cost: $75 per Ticket. Behind the
Masque is Progressive Transition(s) signature event that allows them to raise funds for our programs and
services. For more information please visit their website at progressivetransitions.org.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month Mar 8, 2016

In honor of Women's History Month in March, the Alameda County Family Justice Center is hosting the 'Women Celebrating Women' event.

The event takes place on Thursday, March 31st between 11am and 1pm.

There will be speakers, poets, and artists sharing their journeys in a welcoming environment with great food and music. Clients from ACFJC programs will also be displaying the vision boards they have created for their future lives.

We hope you can join us!


WHEN: Thursday, March 31, 2016

TIME: 11am until 1pm

WHERE: ACFJC, 470 27th Street, Oakland

2015 Day of Remembrance Oct 16, 2015

On Friday, 30 October, 2015, the DA's Office and the Alameda County Family Justice Center will celebrate the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the 13th Annual Day of Remembrance.

The event honors victims who have died at the hands of their intimate partners, celebrates those who have survived, and connects those who work with victims of domestic violence. During the ceremony, a survivor will tell their story, and the names of those murdered by their domestic partners will be read and remembered.

We hope you will join us for the event to demonstrate domestic violence will not be tolerated in our society. We unite to say: #NoMore.

WHERE:

Alameda County Administration Building Plaza
1221 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94612.

WHEN:

Formal program from 12:15pm to 1:15pm, with resource tables open from 11:30am.

COST:

Free.

For more information about the event, please contact the Alameda County Family Justice Center on (510) 267-8800.

2015 Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Calendar of Events Sep 29, 2015

Each year during October, we honor the memory of those who have died as a result of domestic violence, celebrate those who have survived, and connect those who work to end violence.

Below is a list of all of the events throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month hosted either by the Family Justice Center or one of our community partners. If you have an event to post here, please email us.

2015 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 2

SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments) would like you to join them for breakfast at their 13th Annual Breakfast Eye Opener. Keynote Speaker: California State Senator Connie Leyva, author of SB 592 (Health Relationships and Safe Schools Act).

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Newark/Fremont, 39900 Balentine Drive, Newark, CA.
Time: 7:30am to 9am.
Cost: $75 per person.
Register: http://save-dv.org/you-can-help/breakfast-eye-opener/.
More information: please call (510) 574-2250.

October 3

Tri-Valley Haven invites you to their annual Pace for Peace 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run. Spend the first Saturday of the month in Livermore's beautiful vineyards! Pace For Peace supports Tri-Valley Haven's vital services for survivors. Runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate.

Location: Near Downtown Livermore at 3663 Pacific Ave Livermore, CA 94550.
Time: Event begins 8am (please come early to check-in).
More information: please visit trivalleyhaven.org.

October 4

DeafHope invites you to their Annual Tea Party. Help support DeafHope and all the great work they do for our hearing-impared victims by attending their annual Tea Party.

Location: Wedgewood Banquet, 10051 Doolittle Drive, Oakland, CA.
Time: 12pm to 4pm.
Cost: $75 per person.
More information: please visit the DeafHope website.

October 8

Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is hosting the Fourth Annual Elder & Dependent Adult Abuse Investigations Training called “The Harsh Reality of Vulnerability: Frauds, Physical Abuse & Mental Health Issues”. The deadline for registering is October 1.

Location: San Leandro Public Library (Estudillo Room), 300 Estudillo Ave, San Leandro, CA.
Time: 8:30am to 1:30pm.
More information: contact Deputy District Attorney Cheryl Poncini (Elder Protection Unit) on (510) 268-7554 or by email.

October 10

BAWAR invites you to join them for their 4th Annual Gala to benefit Latino Survivors of Sexual Assault. There will be a buffet dinner, with entertainment, raffles, and a silent auction.

Location: One E Entertainment, 200 Hegenberger Road, Oakland, CA.
Time: 6pm - 1:45am.
Cost: $25 per person
More information: please visit BAWAR website or contact us by email.

October 23

(1) Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area invites all golfers to play in their 3rd Annual Chasing the Rock for Kids Charity Golf Tournament. This year all proceeds benefit Alameda County Family Justice Center.

Location: Las Positas Golf Course.
Time: 12:30pm start with many fun activities and prizes. Dinner follows.
More Information: Please visit our website for more information and to register.

(2) DeafHope is hosting a workshop called 'Enough is Enough'. Part 1 focuses on 'Captioning: your rights and advocacy' with the second part being held on November 6.

Location: Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA.
Time: 10am - 3pm.
More information: please visit the Deaf Hope website.

(3) A Safe Place and IDVAAC present the National Domestic Violence Conference on Mental Health, Trauma and Domestic Violence. National and local leaders will present evidence-based models for mental health professionals, faith based-leaders, domestic violence and community advocates working to address domestic violence.

Location: California Endowment, 1111 Broadway 7th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94607.
Time: 9am - 3:30pm.
Registration: Earlybird special $65 (before October 9), regular price $75.
More information: please visit the A Safe Place website.

October 30

Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and the Alameda County Family Justice Center invite you to join them in commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month with A Day of Remembrance. Event begins with a Children’s Art Exhibit, and the formal programs includes speakers with the reading of names ceremony.

Location: Alameda County Administration Building Plaza, 1221 Oak Street, Oakland, CA.
Time: Formal program from 12:15pm to 1:15pm, with resource tables open from 11:30am.
Cost: FREE.
More information: (510) 267-8800 or email us.

November 7

Progressive Transition(s), Inc. invites you to their Shining the Light Benefit, an evening bringing people together to shine the light on violence against women. There will be Art, Music, Spoken Word, Silent Auction, Raffle, and more.

Location: Z Café & Bar, 2735 Broadway, Oakland CA."Time: From 5pm.
Cost: $50 per person.
More information: (510) 917-0666 or visit the Progressive Transition(s) website.

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Rock for Kids Golf Tournament Aug 3, 2015

Argosy University’s 3rd Annual Chasing the Rock for Kids Golf Tournament

Please join us October 23rd for Argosy University’s 3rd Annual Chasing the Rock for Kids Golf Tournament in Livermore. All proceeds support ACFJC children’s programs. We had a great time last year and look forward to seeing you there.

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The ACFJC is Turning 10! Jun 16, 2015

We are proud to announce the Alameda County Family Justice Center is turning 10!

We invite you to come celebrate this momentous achievement with us at our 10th Anniversary free Open House on Tuesday, June 30.

For the past decade, the Alameda County Family Justice Center is proud to have served thousands of crime victims and has helped these families create brighter and safer futures. The ACFJC serves as a national model and training center, guiding other centers around the US through the coordinated response model as well as best practices. Recently, the ACFJC was also selected as one of only 20 programs in the nation for their excellence in support of the Violence Against Women Act.

WHAT:
10th Anniversary free Open House

WHEN:
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
10am - 6pm (with free BBQ from 11am - 2pm, and official ceremonies 12:30pm - 1pm)

WHERE:
Alameda County Family Justice Center
470 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

We invite you to come see for yourself all of the great work we have already accomplished and also what we hope to achieve in the next ten years and beyond!

Coordinating Services Can Save Lives! May 29, 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015
9am to 4:30pm

Alameda County’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team Presents:
Coordinating Services Can Save Lives!

The California Endowment Center
111 Broadway, Oakland

Please join us and learn how the Alameda County’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) assists local agencies in identifying and reviewing domestic violence deaths, including homicides and suicides, and facilitates communication among the various agencies involved in domestic violence cases.

Registration information to follow

Argosy University’s 3rd Annual Chasing the Rock for Kids Golf Tournament May 29, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Las Positas Golf Course, Livermore
Noon start

All proceeds benefit ACFJC Children’s Programs

The 2014 tournament, last October at Tilden Golf Course in Berkeley, hosted 60 golfers who participated in many fun activities, a wine raffle and a buffet lunch. The highlight of the day was the presentation of a $25,000 scholarship to an ACFJC client.

For more information about the upcoming tournament this October, including sponsorship, please contact Michael Toliver at (510) 217-4728. Online registration information will be available soon.

Faith Matters May 20, 2015

June 3, 2015

Please join us for the Interfaith Initiative Pilot Program (IIPP) Open House on June 3, 2015 from 1pm to 2:30pm. The IIPP provides therapeutic counseling and spiritual support to victims of domestic violence and connects victims to our network of Temples, Mosques, Synagogues, and other spiritual meeting places to ensure continued spiritual support.

  • Tour the ACFJC
  • Discover services available to victims of domestic violence and other forms of intimate partner violence
  • Learn about IIPP
  • Register to receive domestic violence awareness training designed to support victims, hold abusers accountable and create a prevention strategy

ACFJC
470 27th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Free 2-hour street parking

For more information please contact Will Yancy at: (510) 504-0648