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History of SARTs

This section highlights historical milestones in improving the response to sexual assault and presents examples of how SARTs have evolved in different communities from the 1970s to today. These chronicles are a testament to the many teams throughout the country that have transformed isolated and fragmented responses into holistic and collaborative partnerships to better serve victims and bring criminals to justice. The histories shown here and others are found on the National Sexual Violence Resource Center's Web site. To add your community's SART history to the online collage, go to the SART History page.