The Chicago Torture Justice Center was born out of the historic reparations ordinance for survivors of police torture. 


We are the first and currently only center dedicated to domestic torture in the United States.

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Campaign to Free Incarcerated Survivors

There are more than a 100 incarcerated torture survivors. Learn about the campaign to free Gerald Reed.

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Healing Communities: A Politicized Healing Model

We operate from a Politicized Healing and Community Counseling Model. Learn more about this innovative and groundbreaking modality.

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Survivor Assistance

Have you been impacted by police violence? Are you in need of support?

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Trauma is real and this environment helps me cope in a holistic way.

It’s building unity and the strength needed to overcome this nightmare of torture. The songbook program was a home run.

The Center has allowed me to breathe

I believe the Center is the heart of the community, meeting the needs of the people.

Communities Healing from Police Violence




The Chicago Torture Justice Center seeks to address the traumas of police violence and institutionalized racism through access to healing and wellness services, trauma-informed resources, and community connection. The Center is a part of and supports a movement to end all forms of police violence.

641 W. 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60621
Ph: (773) 962-0395
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September 21, 2020