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Oppose Fast-Track Deportation of Vulnerable Children and Indefinite Detention of Families
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Oppose Fast-Track Deportation of Vulnerable Children and Indefinite Detention of Families

Last week, in a letter written to Congress, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen asked for sweeping new authority to quickly deport unaccompanied minors (teens traveling alone) who are fleeing for their lives from Central American gang violence. Teens are more likely to be murdered in Honduras than any other country on earth. The Secretary is...

April 3, 2019April 15, 2019by
Human Dignity Awards Dinner 2018
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Human Dignity Awards Dinner 2018

We thank the generous donors and sponsors who helped make our 7th Annual Human Dignity Awards Dinner (HDAD) sucha success. HDAD was a celebration of Women in Human Rights and Healing and the event raised over $63,000 to support survivors of torture to receive much needed medical, psychological and social services. Honorees included City of Second Chances awardee LA City Councilwoman Nury Martinez, Community Partner awardee Change a Life Foundation and...

February 22, 2019February 22, 2019by
KPCC Take Two Profile on Religious Persecution features PTV
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KPCC Take Two Profile on Religious Persecution features PTV

More than 4 in 10 refugees and asylum-seekers living in the U.S. experienced torture in their home countries. As the Trump Administration looks to restrict asylum claims, there’s one program in Los Angeles working to help migrants deal with the effects of torture, as they seek permission to stay in the U.S. KPCC’s Aaron Schrank...

February 21, 2019February 21, 2019by