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Be Part of Something Big - Pledge a SAFE Night Out

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the SAFE Bar Network is launching a campaign to encourage everyone to Pledge to Give a SAFE Night Out.

Join SAFE Bar Network members from across the country and make a commitment to notice concerning behavior, interrupt to help, offer support, and start conversations about using active bystander skills to give everyone a safe night out.

Looking for other ways to get involved?

Here are some of the opportunities to participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month with the SAFE Bar Network.

1. Share the pledge and encourage your friends, family, and community to make a commitment to give a SAFE Night Out. Visit to download a graphic.

2. Create a video or send us a note to share why you signed the pledge. Tag us and we'll share it, @safebarnetwork

3. Follow the SAFE Bar Network on social media and share our social media posts about the campaign. We're @safebarnetwork everywhere Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn.

4. Share the SAFE Night Out Pledge, Huddle Up guide, and local resources with bars and other alcohol-serving venues in your community.

Why a pledge? The SAFE Bar Network is passionate about partnering with alcohol-serving venues to increase safety because we know that they are already doing things to prevent harm every day. We center the experiences of survivors in our work and ask everyone to join us in creating safer bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and communities.

“A survivors-centered approach means you look at your work through the hearts and minds of survivors of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse. You look at your messaging from every side and you think about the impact that it will have on survivors. Above all, you work to ease pain and not cause harm. At the SAFE Bar Network, we are focused on a survivor-centered approach,” Haleigh Harrold, Executive Director.

SAFE Bar Training conversations are simple, manageable, and they work – but you don’t have to take our word for it. Check out these real-life, Everyday Active Bystanders.

Interested in learning more about the SAFE Bar Network and our work to give everyone a safe night out, sign up for our monthly newsletter here. Or contact us at

The SAFE Bar Network is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) you can join the team by donating your time, talent, and money to the mission of giving everyone a SAFE Night Out, just click here.

To learn more about active bystander skills check out our blog post, Obstacles. What obstacles? 3 Full Proof Everyday Active Bystander Skills.

Interested in learning more about bystander intervention? Visit our friends at With Us Center for Bystander Intervention.

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual harassment our partners can help. Visit and

To learn more about the field of violence response and prevention visit and

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