October 18, 2018, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
TORTURE TREATMENT SYMPOSIUM
THE IMPACT OF TORTURE IN OUR WORLD
The Newberry Library, 60 Walton Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Buy your tickets today HERE!
Symposium attendees will hear from panelists and individual speakers about the impact of torture on a local, national, and global level. We are very excited to announce Susan Gzesh as our Keynote Speaker. Susan is the Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago and also serves as a Senior Lecturer. She practiced law for two decades and is an expert on human rights and migration issues. Susan teaches contemporary courses about a wide range of topics including human rights in Mexico, the use of international human rights norms in the United States, and human rights of aliens and citizens.
Tickets are $25 and include lunch.
There is a discounted parking garage located 1.5 blocks south of The Newberry Library (100 W. Chestnut). The garage entrance is on Clark Street. Attendees can have their parking tickets validated by security at the security kiosk in the Newberry Library lobby. Discounted prices are as follows: $11 for 6 hours or less or $13 for 6-8 hours. Regular rates apply after 8 hours. In addition, there is some limited meter parking available close by. Please be sure to read the signs carefully to learn of any restrictions!
To learn more about the Symposium, view our flyer and agenda here.
Mario Gonzalez, Clinical Supervisor at Kovler Center was interviewed by IanQuick/Rethink Fragility for the 100 Voices project. To listen to the podcast, please click here.
Thanks to all who attended the
an art auction to benefit survivors of torture
hosted by Marjorie Kovler Center’s Leadership Council
on Sunday, May 6, 2018
This event began with the generous donation of Navajo art from Mary Fabri and David Goldberg, longtime Kovler Center supporters.
Here is a part of the collection that is still available for purchase , including prints, photographs, paintings, and more by local, national and international artists.
If you’re interested in purchasing one of these works of art for the reserve price of 50% of the value listed, contact Flutra Sahatqija at 224.479.2707 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.