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Restaurant Coalition

Our Restaurant Coalition is made up of owners, managers, and bartenders from local restaurants and breweries, who are committed to developing policies and practices to increase the safety of their staff and prevent sexual harassment and violence. This Coalition has developed a reporting and response system for sexual harassment which is being implemented in area restaurants.


On the Fly

Currently implemented in 6 local restaurants, On the Fly is a growing program that managers can adopt in their restaurants to provide proactive support for staff, maintain a healthy workplace culture, and have strategies to address challenges before they arise. Using a color-coded system, staff are trained to say to their manager, “I have a yellow,” “I have an orange,” or “I have a red,” and know that their managers will be able to quickly address the situation, by either keeping an eye out, providing a subtle intervention, or through direct intervention, depending on the severity of the concern. SARA Prevention staff can provide each restaurant with guidelines, manuals, posters, trainings, and support during implementation.


Restaurant Partnerships

We provide support to restaurant leaders by identifying strengths and challenges, and providing supportive resources to enhance positive workplace climate. Partnerships can include offering trainings to help managers and staff intervene in risky situations, problem-solving challenges related to harassment, and connecting leaders with other resources in town.


Upcoming Events

Louisa IAC
Dec 09 2021 - Dec 09 2021
09:30AM - 11:00AM
SART Meeting
Dec 16 2021 - Dec 16 2021
12:00PM - 02:30PM
Nelson IAC
Dec 20 2021 - Dec 20 2021
02:00PM - 03:30PM
Greene IAP
Dec 27 2021 - Dec 27 2021
10:00AM - 12:30PM
Fluvanna IAC Meeting
Jan 06 2022 - Jan 06 2022
09:30AM - 11:00AM

About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

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 Charlottesville, Virginia

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