Published 01 June 2022 | by Jillian Kowalchuk
Nearly 30-Million search results came up with looking for ‘Tips to Stay Safe at a Protest,’ so why is this post any different?
There will likely be some overlap of safety tips you’ve read before, but we also cover the best asset you have that's hardwired into you. That’s right, built into you. It evolved over tens of thousands of years of our ancestors to stay alert to trouble.
Your own personal alarm system goes off when something feels uncomfortable to you. Oh, and another bonus, you can keep building on it and it’s inflation-proof, as in it’s free! More on this later, but let’s get to some helpful tips about staying safe at a protest.
We won’t be talking about COVID-19 safety measures (as no one really wants to talk about that anymore) but here is a handy link (insert link) on that should you need it. The golden rule still applies if you’re a sick stay at home.
There’s an inherent risk to any large group activities, whether it’s at a football match, festival or a protest. It’s not only important to think of worst case scenarios in the protest, but please also consider how to keep safe while travelling to and from the area.
Now that you’ve planned ahead you’re way ahead of most! Although not always comfortable to think of what could go wrong, it’s important to have your rational mind in charge before flight or flight kicks in. What to do if something feels or is wrong?
Make sure to sign up for FREE to receive i3 React Alerts about upcoming and ongoing protests to keep safe during your holidays.
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