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Karen Mitchell

Karen is a retired educator and longtime San Diego resident. Karen has chaired Center for Community Solutions Project Safe House Shelter Auxiliary for over 15 years and has volunteered with CCS in numerous capacities.

Karen has passion for ending violence that started early in her career in witnessing parents of the children she worked with suffering from violent relationships.

Karen enjoys spending her retirement volunteering, chairing Project Safe House Auxiliary, participating in the Mission Beach Women’s Club, and spending time with her young granddaughter.


Start the Convo to raise awareness and end sexual assault. #StartTheConvo campaign is a call to action for every member of our community to give their support and #StartTheConvo around preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence. We stand in solidarity with all survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault. We all have a role in ending violence.

The highest incidence of rape affects mostly yong women between the ages of 16 and 24. Don’t be a bystander! It’s time to talk with your friends, family, and loved ones! Join us as we #StartTheConvo!