Walk in the footsteps of a Survivor – Tours of the Marjorie Kovler Center

We are hosting tours on a regular basis so that everyone in the community from long-time supporters to new friends can see firsthand the impact Kovler Center makes in survivors’ lives. Our next tour is scheduled for 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 16. To RSVP, please contact our Associate Director of Development, Sally Berkhia at sberkhia@heartlandalliance.org or 312-465-3576.


Save the Date – Sunday, February 25, 2018

Please join us for the 7th Annual Kovler Center Fundraiser at Revolution Brewing (2323 North Mulwaukee Avenue)! The cost will be $30 per person which includes food and drinks. There are also opportunities for individual and corporate sponsorship. This event will be hosted by Kovler Center’s Community Council (learn more here) and proceeds will benefit our work with torture survivors. More details coming soon!


Kovler Center Food Pantry

Help us re-stock our pantry for torture survivors! We now have an Amazon Wish List and anything you purchase from there will ship directly to Kovler Center. Find the wish list here and learn more about what items we are in need of by going here.


Read about Kovler Center’s volunteer Tigist and our international cooking group in the Chicago Reader.


Read about Kovler Center’s Mario Gonzalez in a recent issue of Chicago Magazine.



Marjorie Kovler Center helps transform the lives of individuals recovering from the complex consequences of politically-sanctioned torture. Kovler Center provides medical, mental health, and social services; trains and educates locally and globally; and advocates for the end of torture worldwide.