(Oct. 14, 2010)--Law enforcement and government officials, educators and others will come together Tuesday, Oct. 19 to discuss a national atrocity -- human trafficking. The free seminar is 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Buena Vista Theater (1.326) on the UTSA Downtown Campus, 501 W. Durango Blvd., San Antonio, Texas, 78207.
"Children At Risk: The Human Trafficking Summit" will be presented by Sen. Leticia Van de Putte in conjunction with the City of San Antonio, Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of San Antonio Inc. and the Texas Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Child Sexual Exploitation Coalition.
Open to the public, registration is free and boxed lunches will be provided. Topics will include federal and state efforts to combat human trafficking, partnerships and policy initiatives, support for victims and the role of law enforcement.
For more information and to reserve a box lunch, contact Servando Esparza at 512-463-0126.
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