Thank You To TomorrowWorld USA Facebook Group!

Thank You To TomorrowWorld USA Facebook Group!

DanceSafe would like to take an opportunity to show our gratitude to Nemo Alcazar and the members of  the TomorrowWorld USA Facebook group! Through the sale of TomorrowWorld Bracelets sold in this group, $3,001 was donated to DanceSafe in four different installments. Without this donation, having a presence at TomorrowWorld 2014 wouldn’t have been a ... Read more
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News Oct 14, 2014
Welcome, Ms. Emma Jacobson!

Welcome, Ms. Emma Jacobson!

Emma Jacobson has been a part of the electronic music community since 2008. From Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she found herself in a rave community that provided her with a world of acceptance. However, she took notice in the lack of understanding, obtainable unbiased information, and resources on health, drug use, and personal safety. Empowered to improve ... Read more
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News Oct 9, 2014
Diplo and Scare Tactics: Is It Just A Trap?

Diplo and Scare Tactics: Is It Just A Trap?

By Missi Wooldridge, MPH Thank you to Diplo, Waka Flocka Flame, LNY TNZ, and Yellow Claw, BUT… When will we learn that scare tactics do more harm than good? We are pleased this group took the initiative to address drug use when so many DJ’s/artists remain silent on the issue. However, there is a disconnect between the contents of THE VIDEO, health ... Read more
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News Oct 5, 2014
DanceSafe at TomorrowWorld 2014!

DanceSafe at TomorrowWorld 2014!

We’re excited to announce that DanceSafe has once again been invited to be a part of TomorrowWorld in Georgia, one of the largest EDM events in the world! We understand the importance of drug education and harm reduction and the imperative roles they play in keeping our community safe.  Last year we distributed over $10,000 in harm reduction necessities! ... Read more
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News Sep 18, 2014
DanceSafe Launches NEW “Visionaries” Program

DanceSafe Launches NEW “Visionaries” Program

Have you always wanted to get involved with DanceSafe? Well here is your chance! We are launching a new, three-tier community engagement model which will make getting involved in DanceSafe easier than ever. We’re excited to announce the launch of the Visionaries, DanceSafe’s official promotion and support team. The Visionaries Program is the next ... Read more
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News Sep 11, 2014
Mother Launches Campaign to Amend RAVE Act, Says Federal Law May Have Contributed to Her Daughter’s Death

Mother Launches Campaign to Amend RAVE Act, Says Federal Law May Have Contributed to Her Daughter’s Death

ABINGDON, VA - The mother of a 19-year old UVA honors student has launched a campaign to change a federal law that she contends is outdated and likely contributed to her daughter’s death. Shelley Goldsmith died of heat stroke last summer at an electronic dance music (EDM) event in Washington DC after taking the drug MDMA. Dede Goldsmith, mother of Shelley ... Read more
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News Sep 11, 2014
Citing Failed War on Drugs, World Leaders Call for Widespread Decriminalization

Citing Failed War on Drugs, World Leaders Call for Widespread Decriminalization

In the face of a failed War on Drugs, a global commission composed mostly of former world leaders recommended on Tuesday that governments decriminalize and regulate the use of currently illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and psychedelics. "The international drug regime is broken," reads the report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy, whose ... Read more
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News Sep 10, 2014
Cultivora Publishes Top 10 Safety Tips from DanceSafe

Cultivora Publishes Top 10 Safety Tips from DanceSafe

By Cultivora, August 26th, 2014 – http://cultivora.com Established in 1998 in Oakland, California, as a nonprofit organization, DanceSafe has two fundamental operating principles: harm reduction and peer-based, popular education. Combining these two principles has enabled the organization to create successful, peer-based educational programs to ... Read more
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News Aug 27, 2014
What’s behind fest deaths?

What’s behind fest deaths?

What police have found in the drugs they’ve tested so far are MDMA, MDA and methylone. The first is obviously what partiers are hoping for when they purchase “Molly,” but the last two are cause for some concern, since they mimic some of the effects of MDMA but differ in toxicity and dosage response curves. There’s a lot of incentive for dealers to sell ... Read more
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News Aug 21, 2014
ANNOUNCING! Zoo Survival Night Presented by New York DanceSafe

ANNOUNCING! Zoo Survival Night Presented by New York DanceSafe

On August 28th, 2014, DanceSafe’s New York Chapter is providing a FREE evening of harm reduction preparation for attendees of this year’s Electric Zoo Music Festival. Conveniently (held post work hours), the event will take place from 8:00 pm -10:00 pm EST at the Center of Remembering and Sharing 2nd Floor- Located at 123 4th Ave. between E12th Street and ... Read more
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News Aug 20, 2014