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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton to Deliver Keynote at Heartland Alliance International’s Power of Healing Benefit

    Join us in celebration of the Marjorie Kovler Center on May 14 at the Palmer House (Chicago – May 7, 2019) – Heartland Alliance International’s (HAI) Power of Healing benefit will feature keynote speaker, Hillary Rodham Clinton. The May 14 event at the Palmer House Hilton will bring together leading advocates of human rights and …

  • WBEZ: Survivors Of Political Torture Move Forward In The U.S.

    From WBEZ — May 1, 2019 Research from the Center for Victims of Torture suggests that as many as 44% of refugees in the United States are torture survivors. A program of Heartland Alliance International, the Marjorie Kovler Center supports many of these individuals — specifically those who endured politically-sanctioned torture. Read more and listen …

  • Announcing: Kovler Center Child Trauma Program (KCCTP)

    Kovler Center Child Trauma Program (KCCTP) is a program of Marjorie Kovler Center for survivors of torture. KCCTP is dedicated to providing high quality trauma-informed, culturally, and linguistically responsive treatment and services to immigrant and refugee youth and families who experienced trauma as a result of war, terrorism, forced migration, family separation, state sponsored torture, …

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A Global Vision from the Heartland

  • Three Women Elected to Kurdistan’s Parliament

    May 2019 Despite their active role in society, women remain excluded from political life and leadership positions in Iraqi Kurdistan. Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is committed to building a world where everyone is free from gender-based discrimination, abuse, harassment, and violence and has equal access to health, jobs, and justice regardless of their sex, gender …

  • Surviving Gender-Based Violence

    May 2019 By Angela Sanabria Español Colombia is home to a great diversity of women, representing 51.4% of the country’s total population. It is also a country with alarming rates of abuse against women, otherwise known as gender-based violence. Despite these rates, the Colombian government lacks the tools to combat gender-based violence and address human rights …

  • Empowered Women Empower Women: Q & A with Nicole St. Jean

    March 2019 In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting empowered women who are paving the road and empowering female leaders of the future. Dr. Nicole St. Jean is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Director of Kovler Child Trauma Center, a program of Marjorie Kovler Center. Dr. St. Jean specializes in providing trauma-informed …

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