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CVT participated in a small roundtable discussion the last weekend in January with Senators Klobuchar and Franken on the impact of the Executive Order (EO) on refugees. 

Andom Redae

Andom Redae, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia, reports from the Adi Harush refugee camp about CVT clients' return to dignity. 

Habteab Tsegay, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with refugee torture survivors and the importance of work within the community.

Daniel Welday, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia,describes the enormous changes he sees in the lives of torture survivors after they seek care.

As a new era begins, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, emphasizes the need to stand with survivors of torture and champion their rights.

CVT is monitoring discussion of our top policy positions during the confirmation hearings for presidential appointees. Here are details on some of the key issues we're watching.

Berihu Hadgu, counselor, CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with children in the refugee camps who have survived traumatic experiences, helping them heal and return to normal childhood activities.

Girmalew Teklu, finance/HR officer, CVT Ethiopia, writes about his role as a member of CVT’s non-clinical staff.

Asfaw Woldeyohannes Zegeye, logistics officer, CVT Ethiopia, comments on how all roles within CVT make a difference for survivors of torture and traumatic experiences.

Haftay Hindeya Reda, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about the importance of helping survivors of torture and traumatic experiences identify a more complete picture of their lives.

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