Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will speak at a CDS Monarch Warrior Salute event. That organization helps provide services for veterans and people with special needs.

Slaughter says the military has made significant strides to get rid of sexual assault in the military, but "we have a long way to go to protect those who protect us."

The symposium begins this morning at 8 a.m. at the community center at Nazareth College.

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