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Former Deputy Director, Madalyn McElwain, is Now Chief Legal & Financial Officer

Former Deputy Director, Madalyn McElwain, is Now Chief Legal & Financial Officer
As part of our continuing efforts to strengthen our organizational structure and increase capacity, DanceSafe Board of Directors are excited to announce that DanceSafe’s former Deputy Director, Madalyn McElwain, is now its Chief Legal & Financial Officer! During this year’s strategy summit, the board reviewed staff roles, and determined that this new title ... Read more
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News Aug 15, 2019

First Five Redesigned Drug Info Cards Now Available!

First Five Redesigned Drug Info Cards Now Available!
We are proud to announce the release of five, newly redesigned drug information cards! Our MDMA, LSD, Mushrooms, Cannabis and Alcohol cards have been updated with more attractive artwork. The new cards are available right now, along with poster versions of all of them except the alcohol card. Read more
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News Aug 6, 2019

DanceSafe Welcomes Sara Gael of the Zendo Project to its Board of Directors

DanceSafe Welcomes Sara Gael of the Zendo Project to its Board of Directors
We are happy to announce the Board of Directors is growing! As you recall, we added board members Monique Chavez and Jessica Breemen earlier in the year, and now we are thrilled to announce the addition of Sara Gael, MA to our leadership team. These individuals not only bring a diverse skill set to the Board, but more importantly they bring a level of ... Read more
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News Jul 19, 2019

#TestIt Alert: Capsule of white powder sold as diclazepam in San Francisco, CA found to contain exclusively EMB-FUBINACA and AB-FUBINACA

#TestIt Alert: Capsule of white powder sold as diclazepam in San Francisco, CA found to contain exclusively EMB-FUBINACA and AB-FUBINACA
A gel capsule of white powder was sold as diclazepam (a synthetic depressant in the benzodiazepine class) in San Francisco, CA, but tested as EMB-FUBINACA and AB-FUBINACA. The sample was both sourced and submitted from San Francisco, CA. The capsule was clear, with an overall weight of 349mg, and contained an off-white powder. According to EcstasyData.org, ... Read more
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News Jun 16, 2019

New DanceSafe supporter pin – Xochipilli by Blank Mind Designs

New DanceSafe supporter pin – Xochipilli by Blank Mind Designs
New from Blank Mind Designs, this INCREDIBLE Xochipilli pin will look incredible wherever you wear it, and show the world that you are a supporter of DanceSafe. 100% of the proceeds of this sale go to our life saving harm-reduction mission! Limit 2 per household please! This is a ‘blind bag’ pin, meaning the variant you end up with is ... Read more
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News Jun 15, 2019

#TestIt Alert: White pressed “bar” sold as Alprazolam (Xanax) in Atlanta, GA found to contain fentanyl or fentanyl analog

#TestIt Alert: White pressed “bar” sold as Alprazolam (Xanax) in Atlanta, GA found to contain fentanyl or fentanyl analog
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Intern A 3-scored white rectangular pill marked with the numbers “6242” was sold as Alprazolam (Xanax) in Atlanta, GA, but failed two separate fentanyl strip tests, indicating the presence of fentanyl or one of its analogs. This pill and accompanying test images were submitted by an individual local to Atlanta. It is unclear ... Read more
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News Jun 10, 2019

DanceSafe Announces Return to Virginia

DanceSafe Announces Return to Virginia
Virginia, WE ARE BACK! Virginia DanceSafe has regrouped thanks to dedicated recruiters and our newest DanceSafe Officers. With a background in event promotion, harm reduction, drug policy reform, and community organizing, the Virginia DanceSafe team is ready to hit the ground running in late June 2019. Read more
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News May 28, 2019

Introduction to Navigating Power Dynamics

Introduction to Navigating Power Dynamics
By: Sloane Ferenchak, #WeLoveConsent Intern, DanceSafe Bear Michael, #WeLoveConsent Communications & Social Media Intern, DanceSafe #WeLoveConsent seeks to help dismantle rape culture and build a consent culture within the electronic music and nightlife communities. #WeLoveConsent initiatives and services focus on building a consent culture and ... Read more
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News May 24, 2019