This task force provides insight and ideas to help ensure NIU is in compliance with the guidelines established in the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act.
The Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) grew out of a grant we received for a program to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus. The CCRT consists of individuals who work closely with victims. They have a wide range of experience, education and knowledge in the areas of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, violence prevention, trauma and law enforcement. The three focus areas of the grant are:
The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is facilitated by Safe Passage, DeKalb County's sexual assault and rape crisis center. The team helps survivors through the maze of community services available to them, and uses the experiences of survivors to improve those services.