Through coalitions and public advocacy we raise awareness of survivor’s needs and the challenges they face and build support for torture survivor protection with policymakers and the public.
Matthew Kennis, Program Director, testified before the New York City Council Committee on Immigration.
Matthew Kennis, Program Director, participated in a panel on access to health services.
The Libertas Center stands in solidarity with individuals and families that are affected by the blatantly discriminatory measures found in the Administration’s recent executive orders.
The Libertas Center met with colleague service providers to discuss challenges facing torture survivors and asylum seekers.
Libertas Program Director delivered public testimony before the NYC Council Immigration Committee.
Libertas Program Director was elected as the Policy Chair for the NCTTP.
Libertas Staff met with providers from South Korea.
Libertas staff met with several members of the New York Congressional Delegation in Washington, DC.
The Libertas Medical Director presented at the Queens Borough President’s Immigration Task Force meeting.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has selected the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs (NCTTP) as the recipient of the 2017 Human Rights Award.
In a NYTimes OpEd, Ben McVane explains the challenges facing Syrian refugees caught in limbo by the Administration’s Executive Orders.
Select photos from past Photovoice exhibits were shown at the Medical Ethics Conference at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in December.