The Manistee Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Response Team (MDVSART) is a multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to share knowledge, experience, and resources to address issues of domestic violence and sexual assault in our community. Additionally, the response team aims to:
Establish a space that allows for open discussion and problem solving on better serving survivors.
Improve perpetrator accountability.
Collaborate with local agencies and other community partners to plan training and outreach events that increases education, awareness, and prevention of DV & SA.
Our members include criminal justice officials, victim advocates, tribal and local government officials, representatives from non-profit organizations, medical providers, city and county human service agencies, and others including concerned citizens.
MDVSART EXECUTIVE COMMITTE
Shanaviah Canales, Co-Chair
LRBOI Victim Services Program Manager
Jon Hauswirth, Co-Chair
LRBOI Tribal Prosecutor
Schedule: 2:00 – 3:00 the 2nd Monday of every other month beginning with January.
Meeting Location: Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Justice Center | 3031 Domres Rd., Manistee, MI
Alternate Attendance Option: Via Zoom
WE WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Join us in helping to end domestic violence & sexual assault in our community.
If you live in Manistee County, and would like to be part of the MDVSART task force, email your request for a meeting invitation to firstname.lastname@example.org.