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When a 9th grade class at Washington High in Milwaukee decided to support CVT Dadaab, nothing could stop them.

Mary Healy, CVT Volunteer

Mary Healy, a CVT veteran volunteer, shares the hope and resilience she's witnessed in clients while helping them navigate the Twin Cities transit system. 

Cruelty of Unending Grief: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

On International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, Marie Soueid, CVT policy counsel, discusses the psychological and legal toll on families of missing loved ones in Iraq.

Melina Milazzo is CVT senior policy counsel

Melina Milazzo, CVT senior policy counsel, comments on the recent largest single transfer of 15 men from Guantánamo prison to the United Arab Emirates by the Obama administration. 

Paul Orieny, Ph.D,  CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health

Paul Orieny, CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health, shares his thoughts on a child's right to rehabilitation, from an April convening in Geneva hosted by The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture.

CVT is excited to be one of 50 organizations selected as a semi-finalist for the Drucker Prize.

Claire O’Reilly, physiotherapist & trainer at CVT Jordan and Liyam Eloul, CVT clinical advisor for mental health, share about the talk they recently gave on the ethical challenges they face with the clients they serve.

Marie Soueid, CVT policy counsel, comments on a recent Syrian case in advance of International Justice Day.

In response to recent U.S. events, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, expresses support for the Black American community.

Tarek Lamouchi, Tunisia New Tactics field & training development officer, describes his work with activists and organizations on human rights issues to improve people’s lives and communities.

 

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