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  • DC Art & Panel Event

    Sep. 20 - Experiences of Women Who Flee Central America

  • Tiny hands and heavy burden.

    CVT Jordan examines care for children survivors.

  • Restoring Hope Breakfast

    We hope you will join us on October 10th to hear inspiring stories of hope and healing.

  • The truth will set you free.

    Torture survivors share their stories of hope.

  • America is better than this.

    Read stories of healing and care by CVT staff.

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    Your gift helps bring healing care to survivors of torture.


We heal victims of torture through professional care worldwide.

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  • NEWS RELEASE: On Friday, September 20, in Washington, D.C., artists and experts will come together for a one-day event to explore, describe and represent the situation of women who have fled Central America. Read more about this joint event from CVT and the Inter-American Commission of Women of the Organization of American States (OAS/CIM).

  • A story at about the recent women-led music festival at Crooner’s Lounge and Supper Club includes CVT among the nonprofit organizations whose work was highlighted.

  • CVT STATEMENT: Curt Goering, CVT executive director, responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision issued Wednesday to further impede the asylum process for many seeking safety in the United States. 

  • An article in Anoka’s Hometown Source newspaper, “Women-owned business to host women-led music festival,” lists CVT among the nonprofit organizations whose work will be highlighted during an upcoming music event at Crooner’s Lounge and Supper Club.

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