Statement by President Obama on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Originally from: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/06/26/statement-president-international-day-support-victims-torture On June 26, 2016 - the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture - President Obama issued this statement to the...
9 Facts about 26 June – UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Why June 26? 26 June is an opportunity to call on all stakeholders including UN Member States, civil society and individuals everywhere to unite in support of the hundreds of thousands of people around the world who have been survivors of torture and those who are...
Volunteer Spotlight: Taylor Zerby
SURVIVORS works extensively with volunteers to maximize funding and services to clients. From 2012 – 2015 we had over 400 short-term and long-term volunteers including 33 dedicated long-term administrative and program support volunteers who, together, contributed...
SURVIVORS Speaks 67 languages!
You can see all 67 languages SURVIVORS' clients spoke between 2010 and 2015 above.
Plants of Hope: Healing Club
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...
Torture Awareness Month
June is Torture Awareness Month and June 26 is the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. In June, we recognize that torture is one of the most profound human rights abuses, and it affects millions of individuals and their families around...
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