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CVT, artists and organizations advocate for a more responsible and compassionate response for those fleeing persecution.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the full truth about the CIA torture program must be told.
Read about El Paso, Texas-based Annunciation House, winner of CVT's 2019 Eclipse Award!
Andrea Cárcamo, CVT senior policy counsel, writes about her visit to the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia, where there is hope despite exceeding low asylum grant rates.
Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, finds powerful, interwoven threads between the stories of two torture survivor clients.
Mariam Hudaib, junior trainer, New Tactics MENA, writes about how training for human rights activists gets a boost when you incorporate game elements.
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Atlanta, writes about action to oppose the deeply harmful practice of automatically shackling children in juvenile court.
Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, senior policy counsel, pushes back against the Trump White House’s move to use CBP officers in the role of asylum officers.
Read highlights from field staff in Kenya's Turkana region.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the U.S. must keep the critical USCIS offices open.

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