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We heal victims of torture through professional care worldwide.

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  • An “Eat for Equity” event to be held on Saturday, November 17, will benefit CVT. Eat For Equity's Emily Torgrimson and one of the event's chefs, Mecca Bos, talked with KFAI about this event, called the “Welcome Table.”

  • Kizito Wamala, clinical psychologist with CVT Uganda, is quoted in an article in the Daily Monitor of Uganda, “Your phone is messing up your sleep cycle.”

  • CVT STATEMENT: The Center for Victims of Torture today released a statement from Curt Goering in response to President Trump’s proclamation banning admission of asylum seekers into the U.S.

  • A column in the St. Cloud Times, “Some good news after a rough time,” includes mention of CVT’s St. Cloud work and the fact that we are expanding there, as reported in an earlier St. Cloud Times article

  • The PR Council is recognizing PR agencies that have donated services and volunteer hours to various organizations and causes. Padilla, an agency based in Minneapolis, took CVT on as a pro-bono client in 2017, and both they and CVT are noted in this post.


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