2017 Restoring Hope Breakfast


Keynote Welcome

Kerry Kennedy | President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

Healing in Nairobi

Elizabeth Mbatha Muli | Psychotherapist/Trainer, CVT Nairobi

Executive Address

Curt Goering | Executive Director, Center for Victims of Torture

Unstoppable Spirit

Two Minnesota-based CVT clients share their stories of healing and hope

Keynote Speaker

CVT is pleased to announce Kerry Kennedy, member of our National Advisory Council, as the keynote speaker of the 2017 Restoring Hope Breakfast.

Kerry Kennedy is a best-selling author and the President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Since 1981, she has worked on diverse human rights issues including child labor, disappearances, indigenous land rights, judicial independence, freedom of expression, ethnic violence, impunity, women’s rights and the environment. She serves on the boards of the U.S. Institute of Peace, Human Rights First, Ethics in Action, Sustainable Development Goals Center/Africa and the Kailash Setyarthis Children’s Foundation as well as several public companies. Kennedy is a member of CVT’s National Advisory Council.

Hotel Info

The Depot Minneapolis
Depot Pavilion
225 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55401



Parking for the 2017 Restoring Hope Breakfast will be validated at The Depot Minneapolis. You will receive your ticket for The Depot hosted parking at registration. Valet parking will be available in the front of the hotel off of Washington and 3rd Avenue for $18/hour.

Parking at The Depot is first come first serve. Overflow parking is available in nearby ramps and at metered street spots. Overflow parking will not be validated.

Table Captains

Table Captains are supporters and advocates for the work and mission of CVT. Captains host a table of ten at the Restoring Hope Breakfast and invite others in their community to join them.

The Breakfast is free to attend, and so is being a Table Captain! Check out the Table Captain Toolkit and contact Steven Hall at shall@cvt.org or 612.436.4820 to get started on your table today!


Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, all donations made at the Restoring Hope Breakfast go directly toward healing and rebuilding the lives of survivors and their families.

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