Tag Archives: festivals

Anxiety, Grief, & Partying

Anxiety, Grief, & Partying
By: Rachel Clark, Programs & Communications CoordinatorEdited by: Sloane Ferenchak (#WeLoveConsent Coordinator) & DanceSafe Staff We’ll start with the obvious: Everyone on the planet has been impacted by COVID-19.  Living through a global pandemic is a traumatic event. Our minds function under the premise that certain things are the way that ... Read more
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Coronavirus, Drugs, and the Future of Festivals

Coronavirus, Drugs, and the Future of Festivals
By Emanuel Sferios - As the founder of DanceSafe, I have worked in public health for over twenty years. I’ve seen firsthand how public policy decisions directly affect people’s lives. Take drug prohibition, for example: Last year approximately 70,000 Americans died as a result of prohibition and the unsafe drug supply it creates, a more than threefold ... Read more
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News Mar 31, 2020

#BanFacialRecognition: Facial recognition is anti-harm reduction and inconsistent with consent culture

#BanFacialRecognition: Facial recognition is anti-harm reduction and inconsistent with consent culture
DanceSafe is a public health nonprofit that provides harm reduction services, such as fact-based drug education and drug checking, at live music and other events. However, we believe that our mission extends into cultural harm reduction, including providing consent education and educating our community about highly problematic developments in the live ... Read more
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News Oct 29, 2019