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San Diego Library Using Education, Resources to Combat Sex Trafficking

One of the largest centers for sex trafficking in the country is San Diego, where it has turned into a near billion dollar local industry. Because of the city’s role as a hub for sex trafficking, and the chance encounter of one of its librarians, the San Diego Public Library is now working actively to combat sex trafficking.

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FYI The Public Libraries Podcast — San Diego Public Library — Out Of The Shadows Program

In this episode, Kathleen Hughes, PL Editor, talks to Ady Huertas, Branch Manager of the Logan Branch/San Diego Public Library about the library’s program, “Out of the Shadows.” The program is designed to raise public awareness about the problem of sex trafficking in San Diego, bring to light the plight of sex trafficking victims and at-risk youth, and provide resources and support services for those in need in the San Diego area.