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CFR Speaks to First Generation College Students

On December 5th 2016, CFR’s Executive Director Michele Cortese spoke on “The Power of Narrative,” to an audience of more than 100 first generation college students and young professionals serving […]

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CFR Hosts Family Court 101

On Friday, June 27th, CFR hosted our first ever Family Court 101: An Informal Training Session on How the Family Court Works. Deputy Director Michele Cortese provided a lesson on […]

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25 More Family Court Judges in NY

Thanks to a concerted advocacy effort, including many CFR supporters, on June 26th, Governor Cuomo signed a bill to appoint 25 more Family Court Judges in New York State. Of […]

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Summer in the City: another fun & successful night!

The CFR Junior Board hosted the fourth annual Summer in the City for 100 young professionals at Libation on June 25th. The event raised nearly $20,000 to support CFR’s work. […]

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CFR Receives Lasting Legacy

CFR is proud to honor the memory of Frank Denny, whose estate has made a gift of $100,000–one of the largest individual donations CFR has ever received. Frank’s nephew and […]

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Celebrating Families a Big Success!

We are pleased to announce that Celebrating Families 2014 was a smashing success–we surpassed our net fundraising goal by 21%! Thank you to all who attended and supported the event. […]

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Supporting Families on Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! Please help us support moms by making a donation today. CFR Social Work Supervisor Jenny Miller discusses how being a mom informs her understanding of CFR families […]

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Next Steps: Help Pass Legislation for More Judges!

You made your voice heard for families! But there is one more step… Thanks to your efforts calling the governor’s office and sending letters and emails, CFR families are one […]

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Spreading a Team Model that Works

Louisiana Benefits from CFR’s Model CFR adds Louisiana to the growing number of states seeking to replicate our model of wrap around legal and social work support. On March 13th, […]

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New York Needs More Family Court Judges

CFR’s families need your help. Make YOUR voice heard today! Please call Governor Cuomo today using these instructions and urge him to appoint more Family Court Judges in New York […]

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