Resources for communities

Ready to make your community SAFE ? 


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IF YOU'RE STARTING A NEW GROUP TO BUILD A SAFE COMMUNITY, THIS IS WHERE YOU BEGIN –  The map doesn't show a local group near you?  No problem!
FOR GROUPS READY TO ENGAGE MORE OF YOUR COMMUNITY –  How to grow your support. Also known as organizing.  How do you go from a few folks gathered in a livingroom to hundreds of people packing city hall chambers?
FOR GROUPS IN THE US  –  Here are links to key resources on local governance and land use and zoning in the U.S. What kinds of local governments can pass SAFE rules? What are some land use and zoning basics? Find out here!
FOR GROUPS READY TO TALK WITH RULE-MAKERS –   How to talk to elected officials No matter how your group is speaking with people with rule-making power, there are guidelines and tactics that are important to use.
FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADERS – Are you a local official who wants to support SAFE policies? Let's work together to protect your community and the planet.
FOR GROUPS READY TO PLAN THEIR OWN DRAFT RULES –  These ordinances were created and passed in US cities and counties.  The exact content and wording needed will be different in each place, but reading these should give you a good place to start.
FOR GROUPS READY TO SCALE UP COMMUNICATION  –  Want to grow and strengthen your SAFE community online?