CVT issued a statement in response to President Obama's National Defense University speech on counterterrorism policies, specifically urging the President to support the Senate Intelligence Committee declassifying and releasing its report on CIA torture.
February 20, 2013
During this Facebook chat, Executive Director Curt Goering and Psychotherapist/Trainer Adrienne Carter shared updates on CVT Jordan, including what the clinicians are hearing from Syrian refugees who have fled torture and war.
November 28, 2012
Suzanne Pearl, CVT international services program manager, and Ann Willhoite, international clinical advisor, talked about CVT’s upcoming work with Eritrean refugees in camps in northern Ethiopia.
Torture is a Weapon Against Democracy: How the United States is Working to End Torture Globally is a half-day symposium held in commemoration of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. CVT is sponsoring this event in partnership with Georgetown Law and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
In our St. Paul Healing Center, nearly two-thirds of all clients are seeking asylum—some waiting up to four years for an answer. Until asylum is granted, though, survivors face the risk of being forced to return to the countries responsible for their torture.
CVT and others send a letter to President Obama urging him to coordinate and submit one consolidated Executive Branch response to the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program after September 11, 2001.
Enjoy a night of music, drinks, food and raffle prizes at Hell’s Kitchen in Downtown Minneapolis. Music by Creatures on a Rock, City of Sound and The Central Division. $5.00 cash at the door. Happy hour food and beverage specials available.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.