Three New Info Cards and Two New Posters Just Released!

Three New Info Cards and Two New Posters Just Released!
  By DanceSafe Staff We are proud to announce the release of three new drug information cards! Our DMT and cocaine cards have been updated and redesigned with more attractive artwork; additionally, we have added a brand new card on 5-MeO-DMT. These new cards are available now, along with poster versions of DMT and 5-MeO-DMT. These updates are part of ... Read more
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News Jul 10, 2020

Let’s Do Better: Power Dynamics, Ownership, Accountability, and Community Response to Sexual Violence

Let’s Do Better: Power Dynamics, Ownership, Accountability, and Community Response to Sexual Violence
Datsik wasn’t the first, and unfortunately isn’t the last, artist in the electronic music and nightlife communities to fail to demonstrate the principles of consent culture. If you’ve tuned in to your social media feeds the past few weeks/months, you know that several artists and DJs have been accused of perpetrating sexual violence, some not for the first ... Read more
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News Jul 9, 2020

Supporter Spotlight: Sunrise Transparence

Supporter Spotlight: Sunrise Transparence
DanceSafe’s incredible supporters hail from many geographic locations, personal backgrounds, and general walks of life. On this Supporter Spotlight, we meet Anj, who performs as the meditation and soundbath artist Sunrise Transparence. The Who: Anj (Sunrise Transparence) is a musician and teacher in Los Angeles, CA whose work centers around the ... Read more
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DanceSafe, the Climate Crisis, and How it All Ties Together in the Social Justice Movement: A Response

DanceSafe, the Climate Crisis, and How it All Ties Together in the Social Justice Movement: A Response
By: Madalyn McElwain, Chief Legal & Financial Officer of DanceSafe We recognize that at first glance, sending communications to our supporters about climate change on Earth Day may not seem aligned with DanceSafe’s mission to promote health and safety in the nightlife communities. By any literal reading of the words, this is absolutely true. However, ... Read more
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News May 4, 2020

#TestIt Alert: Light blue round Percocet 30mg sold in Portland/Gresham, OR tests positive for fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Light blue round Percocet 30mg sold in Portland/Gresham, OR tests positive for fentanyl
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A round, light blue pill with “30” on one side over a score line was sold in Portland/Gresham, OR as Percocet 30mg, and tested positive for fentanyl using a strip test performed by the submitter. A pill from this batch reportedly induced an opioid overdose in a person who took it prior to testing. Percocet is the ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: DMT and ketamine sold in Chicago, IL test positive for fentanyl or its analogs

#TestIt Alert: DMT and ketamine sold in Chicago, IL test positive for fentanyl or its analogs
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor We have recently received a concerning report about a sample of ketamine and a sample of DMT in the Northwest Chicago suburbs testing positive for fentanyl. Although fentanyl showing up in either of these substances is rare, it has been known to happen. Broadly, there are two reasons for this happening: Accidental ... Read more
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DanceSafe Announces Party in Place Partnership with the Zendo Project

DanceSafe Announces Party in Place Partnership with the Zendo Project
In a world where the in-person events and festivals we know and love have come to a halt, we want you to know that it’s okay to not be okay. To support our hard stricken supporters, DanceSafe is teaming up with our friends over at the Zendo Project under Party in Place to offer free Event Industry Peer Support Groups. Read more
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News Apr 28, 2020

#TestIt Alert: Round orange pill sold in Los Angeles, CA as Adderall (amphetamine), but actually contains exclusively methamphetamine

#TestIt Alert: Round orange pill sold in Los Angeles, CA as Adderall (amphetamine), but actually contains exclusively methamphetamine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor #TestIt Alert: Round orange pill sold in Los Angeles, CA as Adderall (amphetamine), but actually contains exclusively methamphetamine.  A round orange/peach pill with “E 404” on one side and two break lines on the other was sold in Los Angeles, CA as Adderall (amphetamine) but actually contains exclusively ... Read more
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DanceSafe stands in solidarity with the youth led climate movement on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

DanceSafe stands in solidarity with the youth led climate movement on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day
By: Erica Darragh, Georgia DanceSafe President, Board Chair at SSDP, and distributed organizer with Sunrise Movement The War on Drugs and the climate emergency are manifestations of the same extractive, exploitative political and economic ideology. Neither of these policies are sustainable, and they both exist to serve the top 1% of the 1%. In both ... Read more
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News Apr 22, 2020