Time to (Re)-Register Your Support for SURVIVORS at Ralphs!

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  SURVIVORS is registered with Ralphs’ Community Contribution Program. If you shop at Ralphs and you register as a supporter of SURVIVORS, Ralphs will contribute to the organization every time you make a purchase. It’s an easy way to help heal torture survivors and it doesn’t cost you a thing! If you’re already registered with Ralphs as a SURVIVORS supporter; …

Sharing Sweet Customs

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Food brings people together and sweets are a delight to people all over the world. Different cultures have their own versions of how to make and serve desserts. At SURVIVORS, the staff, volunteers, and clients are always excited when someone brings in a new treat to try. This week a client from Somalia brought in some halwa for everyone to try. He …

Plants of Hope: Healing Club

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SURVIVORS’ recently held a gardening Healing Club – clients, staff, and interpreters traveled to Heritage Park in Old Town to pot a plant as a way of healing together in community. Gardening is a peaceful and mindful practice. Many torture survivors find they forget about their traumatic experiences when they are outdoors, smelling fresh soil, and cradling a seedling in …

International Women’s Day Feature: Women’s Group

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Happy International Women’s Day! Today, March 8, is the internationally recognized day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is a day to acknowledge the historical and contemporary accomplishments of women as well as the progress yet to be made towards gender equality. In honor of International Women’s Day the Beyond Torture blog is featuring one of our …