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Making Spaces Safer: A Pocket Guide

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Shawna Potter, lead singer of War On Women, has been a musician for over twenty years--and has been sexually harassed, discriminated against, or made to feel unsafe for just as long. Recently, she's been training venues of all kinds to be safer spaces for people who experience harassment. This pamphlet is her DIY guide for any music, art, or community space looking to make ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published July 3rd 2018 by AK Press
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Andrew Ramsaran
Jan 23, 2019 rated it liked it
Brief but interesting. I am interested in the long book promised that this version mentioned. The target audience of this guide was narrow, which is fair, but i hope is expanded in the book.
Clare
Jul 08, 2020 rated it liked it
The politics book club is for its next book reading Shawna Potter’s Making Spaces Safer, the full book and definitely not the pocket guide. But given that I have already read the full book and had not yet read my copy of the pocket guide, I decided to refresh my memory by reading the pocket guide version. (Serendipitously, shortly after making this decision a comrade contacted me about the sample posters/policies in the back of the book version, so I did end up taking a skim through those.)

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Chris Belkas
Jul 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Helpful and easy to understand introduction for anyone trying to make their location (bar, venue, party, etc) safer for all who would attend.
Mela
Jun 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
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everyone who is involved in or goes into any public space should read this. taking it to heart hard in my library practice
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Shawna Potter is a musician, activist, educator, and writer. She fronts the hardcore punk band War On Women and currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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