• Building a Foundation for Healing in Northern Uganda

    Read how we're strengthening the local mental health services in Uganda so more men, women and children can rebuild their lives and communities.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_March-April2011.pdf
  • Executive Director Douglas A. Johnson Announces Resignation

    In this issue Douglas A. Johnson announces plans to leave his position as executive director. Read about Doug's accomplishments during his 23 years of service.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_Feb2011.pdf
  • Healing the Youngest Survivors

    Torture affects people of all ages. This issue shares how our clinicians in the U.S. and overseas heal child and youth torture survivors.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_Nov2010.pdf
  • CVT: A 25-Year Legacy of Hope and Healing

    This issue marks CVT’s 25 year legacy of healing. Read about our history and accomplishments.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_Sept2010.pdf
  • CVT Honors Survivors Around the World on June 26

    Read how CVT marked United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with events held around the world.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_July2010.pdf
  • Building a Healing Network in Africa

    In this issue you'll read about the powerful healing network CVT is building in Africa.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_May2010.pdf
  • Rebuilding Lives: Stories from Jordan, the Democratic Republic of Congo & Minnesota

    Read how CVT changed the lives of Robert, Laela, Alfred and Roseline with hope and healing.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_Feb2010.pdf
  • Joseph’s Story: A Profile of Healing

    This issue includes an inspirational healing story from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_Nov2009.pdf
  • Speaking Out Against Torture on June 26

    In this issue you'll read about the inspiring and spirited events to honor UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on June 26.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_Aug2009.pdf
  • Rebuilding Relationships through Couples Therapy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    This issue highlights our initial work with married couples in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Download: PDF icon CVT_Storycloth_May2009.pdf


Media Contact

Jenni Bowring-McDonough
Media Relations Manager
+1 612-436-4886 (office) or +1 651-226-3858 (mobile)
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