Author - Rachel Clark

Consent, COVID, & Dating

By: Sloane Ferenchak, #WeLoveConsent Coordinator; Gina McGrath, Consent Culture Initiative Founder/CEO; & Ashley Stafford, Consent Culture Initiative Executive Director If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that life during a pandemic is difficult to navigate! The risks associated with COVID have required us to use communication skills that...

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#WeLoveConsent: Do Year Resolutions

Happy Do Year from #WeLoveConsent Have you ever flirted with someone who wasn’t sober? Has someone borrowed your things without asking? Have you had a sexual encounter with someone who was way older or younger than you? Received an uncomfortable and unwanted hug from a stranger - or a relative?...

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#TestIt Alert: Round light blue pill sold in Philadelphia, PA as oxycodone (A 215) contains fentanyl, analogues, gabapentin

#TestIt Alert: Round light blue pill sold in Philadelphia, PA as oxycodone (A 215) but actually contains para-fluorofentanyl, fluoro-4-ANPP, fluoro-phenethyl-4-ANPP, fentanyl, gabapentin, and acetaminophen.  A round light blue pill with “A” over “215” separated by a break line was sold in Philadelphia, PA as oxycodone A 215 but actually contains...

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A Goodbye, A Hello: DanceSafe Welcomes New Board President

DanceSafe has undergone some pretty substantial changes over the last few years, and our wonderful team - including our Board of Directors - has continuously brought a unique and precious set of talents to this process. Today, we are both saddened to announce the departure of our current Board...

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NEW: DanceSafe Affiliate Program

Big news, DanceSafe community! Support DanceSafe’s public health mission and earn some extra cash by joining our Affiliate Program. Spread the word about our products and get paid for every order you refer to us.  Affiliates aren't just salespeople, however. Anyone who refers others to our products using their unique...

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#TestIt Alert: Round orange pill with “U31” on one side sold online as Adderall (amphetamine) but actually contains exclusively methamphetamine.

By: Rachel Clark, Programs & Communications Coordinator A round orange pill with “U31” on one side and two break lines on the other was sold online as Adderall (amphetamine) but actually contains exclusively methamphetamine. The sample was submitted from San Diego, CA to Erowid’s DrugsData project. The sample turned orange in...

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#TestIt Alert: Round blue pill with “M” in a box on one side sold online as oxycodone 30mg contains exclusively fentanyl and 4-ANPP

By: Rachel Clark, Programs & Communications Coordinator A round blue pill with “M” in a box on one side and “30” above a break line on the other was sold online as oxycodone 30mg, but actually contains exclusively fentanyl and 4-ANPP. The sample was submitted from New Jersey to Erowid’s...

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Welcome to the Team: Hannah Procell

DanceSafe is excited to announce the addition of Hannah Procell to the team! Hannah Procell (she/her) received her bachelor’s degree from New College of Florida, the same university from which our Executive Director hails! There, she led her school’s chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) for 3 years,...

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Welcome to the Team: Sloane Ferenchak

As part of our #WeLoveConsent program, DanceSafe is welcoming Sloane Ferenchak as a resident expert contractor! Sloane has provided services to DanceSafe as an intern for the #WeLoveConsent program since 2018, creating educational materials, designing the soon-to-be released Bystander Intervention Training Program, assisting in the planning of outreach events, and...

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Young Folks: Get Out the Vote!

By: Erica Darragh 2020 has been a year of profound change. At the beginning of the year, a deeply polarizing Democratic primary revealed distinct generational divides in political views and priorities. In the spring, economic disparity crystallized during the COVID-19 pandemic. By summer, the racial justice uprising ignited millions of...

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