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John Smith/WAER News

A training program is providing observational skills to recognize and spot sexual and relationship violence in bars and restaurants in Armory Square.  The ‘Raise the Bar’ program from Vera House also aims to prevent or stop sexual harassment.


Chris Bolt / WAER News

Vera House unveiled a new initiative today designed to make Syracuse’s nightlife scene safer. The program entitled “Raise The Bar” works with establishments where alcohol is served to train staff on how to prevent sexual aggression and violence.