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To reach the Somali community with relevant and timely information, the CVT St. Cloud team uses radio segments to reach as many as possible.
CVT’s capacity development work reaches even more people impacted by torture, trauma and other human rights abuses.
Simon Adams, Ph.D., CVT president and CEO, writes about Human Rights Day and finding hope in the journey of healing that survivors take on.
Jessica Douglas, external relations officer, CVT Georgia, writes about the CDC’s Title 42 Ban and advocates for its immediate recension.
Shelleyan Lewars, social media consultant, CVT Georgia, writes about efforts in Georgia to support and utilize the skills and talents of the state's new Americans.
CVT Georgia commemorates five years of serving clients.
Authors Andrea Cárcamo, Leora Hudak, Urmy Shukla and Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva describe CVT’s work to address the secondary trauma and resiliency needs of legal service providers on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Noor Al-Sagher, tele-mental health therapist/trainer, Survivor of Torture Initiative, writes about her work with survivors of sexual torture, saying “every case of recovery is an achievement of humanity.”
Ben Lakony, counseling supervisor, CVT Uganda, writes about his work with survivors and the need for expansion of care in the region.
As conflict erupted in the northern Tigray state where we work, the CVT Ethiopia team took action to care for people impacted by trauma. Liyam Eloul, clinical advisor for mental health, CVT Ethiopia, writes about their efforts.

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