CVT In the News

  • Curt Goering on Torture Politics & Precedents

    Curt Goering continues his discussion with The Daily Beat on the dangerous precedent of ever approving torture.  

    Source: The Daily Beat
    Date: 03/30/2017

  • Curt Goering on The Daily Beat

    Curt Goering talks with podcast The Daily Beat about the prevalence of torture in 2017, CVT's role, and the number of torture survivors living in the United States.

    Source: The Daily Beat
    Date: 03/29/2017

  • The Risks of Losing a Common Moral Language

    Curt Goering, CVT's executive director, responds to the second failed attempt to ban refugees and nationals from prominently Muslim countries.

    Source: Huffington Post
    Date: 03/16/2017

  • Otto Bremer Trust Awards $7.9 Million in Grants

    CVT is among the recipients of grant funds from the Otto Bremer Trust, as announced in this article at Philanthropy News Digest. 

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest
    Date: 03/15/2017

  • Curt Goering to speak at SMCHA meeting

    Curt Goering’s March 12 presentation at The Swiss Mennonite Cultural and Historical Association was promoted in this article in The Kansan. 

    Source: The Kansan
    Date: 03/03/2017

  • Torture victims find solace at St. Paul nonprofit center

    CVT's holistic work with survivors of torture is profiled in the Star Tribune. 

    Source: Star Tribune
    Date: 02/26/2017

  • CVT is topic of Almanac's "Index File" question

    CVT was the correct answer to Almanac's weekly "Index File" question on February 24. 

    Source: Almanac
    Date: 02/24/2017

  • Longing for Resettlement

    In this Sojourners article, CVT's Simone van der Kaaden and Pablo Traspas comment on how the travel ban affected refugees. 

    Source: Sojourners Magazine
    Date: 02/23/2017

  • PHOTOS: Hearts For Refugees

    KSTP TV features CVT's #Hearts4Refugees initiative in an online article and photo gallery. 

    Source: KSTP
    Date: 02/14/2017

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    The recent Star Tribune editorial quoting Curt Goering, "U.S. must not backslide on torture," is excerpted in the AP Editorial Round-Up in The Washington Post. 

    Source: The Washington Post
    Date: 02/09/2017


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