Center for Victims of Torture
Center for Victims of Torture works to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to stop torture worldwide.
Review Completed: 6/21/2010
649 Dayton Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
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||Curt Goering , Executive Director
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CVT changed the lives of 2,865 torture survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jordan, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the United States.
In CVT healing centers around the world men, women and children who receive our care go on to create healthy, productive lives. They rebuild marriages and relationships with loved ones. And they find the courage to plan their futures with hope and determination.
In Washington DC, we continue to work for increased funding for torture survivor centers. President Obama signed an Executive Order banning the use of torture and inhumane treatment of prisoners by all U.S. personnel on January 22, 2009.
In 2009, 242 women and men from 38 different countries rebuilt their lives in our Twin Cities healing centers.
In 2009, CVT helped rebuild the lives of 2,623 people in Jordan, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Liberia.
CVT organized technical assistance and training for 38 treatment centers across the United States and helped 12 international torture treatment centers improve their services.
Extend care and rehabilitative services to 250 torture survivors in the Twin Cities and more than 2500 in Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Jordan. Strengthen capacity of 38 colleague groups in US and 12 in other countries. Through technical assistance and training. Advocate for expanded federal resources to support the work of torture survivor rehab centers in the US and abroad. Work for establishment of independent non-partisan commission to investigate the use of torture and cruelty in counter-terrorism efforts post 9-11.
Community or Constituency Served
Victims of torture
Geographic Area Served
Minneapolis, St. Paul, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Jordan
Impact and Programs
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