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Children’s Justice Center of Oahu Recognizes its “Heroes of Hope”

Posted on Apr 25, 2016 in Featured News

As part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center (CJC) of Oahu hosted a Vicarious Trauma and Resiliency training, followed by a “Heroes of Hope” Recognition Luncheon.  The event was aimed at honoring, inspiring, and recognizing the team of professionals dedicated to the work of the CJC-Oahu.

Photograph of participants of the Heroes of Hope Recognition luncheon sponsored by the Children's Justice Center.

Pictured at the top (left to right) is Crystal Brown, a child abuse survivor, who shared her testimony today about how the CJC’s network of support enabled her to speak out against her abuser and helped to facilitate her recovery; Jasmine Mau Mukai, CJC Director; Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald, Hawaii State Supreme Court; Calvin Pang, President, Friends of the CJC-Oahu; and Kathy Muneno Thompson, program moderator and Friends of the CJC-Oahu Board Member.