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San Diego Symposium To Focus On Domestic Violence, Homelessness And Human Trafficking

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Photo by Susan Murphy

People stand near homeless encampments on 17th Street in San Diego's East Village, January 23, 2017.

Symposium In San Diego To Focus On Domestic Violence, Homelessness And Human Trafficking

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Pam Wright, clinical director, South Bay Community Services

Transcript

Domestic violence, homelessness and human trafficking will be discussed during a symposium in San Diego on Saturday.

The San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls is hosting the symposium.

Pam Wright, the clinical director for South Bay Community Services, will be speaking about domestic violence and how South Bay Community Services is serving children impacted by domestic violence. The Chula Vista-based nonprofit has a domestic violence response team that accompanies police officers on domestic violence calls. The organization also provides safe housing, which includes an emergency shelter and transitional housing. The nonprofit also provides therapy to victims and their family members.

Wright joined Midday Edition on Tuesday to give us a preview of her talk.

The symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Joe Rindone Regional Technology Center, 6401 Linda Vista Road in San Diego. The event is free and open to the public. To register visit statusofwomensd.org.

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