Panel: Psychedelic Activism: How to Get Involved
Mitchell Gomez is a graduate of New College of Florida (whose Alumni included the founders of Erowid, MAPS and the Zendo Project), and has his Masters from CU Denver. Mitchell has been a part of the electronic music community since the late 90’s, when he first started attending underground breaks shows while still in high-school. In 1999 while living in Israel, he became one of the earliest full time professional fire spinners, eventually performing at some of the biggest electronic music events on four continents. In addition to his work with DanceSafe, Mitchell is also a harm reduction consultant to MAPS and acts as an advisor to many other harm reduction and psychedelic organizations. Mitchell joined Dancesafe as their National Outreach Director in 2014 and was responsible for all volunteer coordination, and was promoted to Executive Director in March of 2017. He has volunteered with the Burning Man organization, SSDP and other drug policy projects for many years, and is a passionate advocate for reality-based drug policy and harm reduction.