Category Archive : Uncategorized

January in Texas has its ups and downs. Weather-wise, it was down today, with the wind blowing chills through the people who gathered at the JFK Memorial in Dallas. It was SMD’s second protest of the year after Defend Dallas Drag, and as always, we were shorter-staffed than we would have liked. But with three […]

As I entered the park, I passed a few men with megaphones, condemning people to hell for the murder of babies and for having sex outside of marriage. As always, I had a flash of irritation that nearly led me to engage him in verbal debate, but years of experience stood with me, almost physically putting a wall between me and them. I knew that engaging them would have no positive effects. And that’s not why I was there. Not my role.

Street Medics Dallas Needs YOU -Medics (at least current BLS certification)-Safetys (to accompany Medics)-Supply Runners (to keep us stocked up)-Communicators (to help us stay in touch) Our Street Medics will be supporting the Dallas Reproductive Liberation March on July 9, and we could really use some more help. Street Medics Dallas is a 501(c)3 nonprofit […]

Spring has sprung, and Street Medics Dallas is back in the field! Today we split up to do 2 events. The Denton team headed to Transgender Storytime, held at Armadillo Ale Works to provide a safe event for families of trans kids. Street Medics were on hand to hand out water and treat any injuries. […]

Details here:

Post-event Report by Geo: Dallas Community Care 12/5 Today’s deployment ended up being just me and Gear. By the way, in case anyone was wondering: Gear and I are NOT married. We had a patient today who was convinced that we were a husband and wife team, and he was admonishing Gear that he needed […]

What a busy start to our October!  This time last week, I was really stressing the fact that we had 3 upcoming deployments and not many people on the schedules. Leading into Friday, the empty schedule stress was palpable in my house. I’m going to get a little personal, SMD, but fuck, Saturday was important […]

One of our Street Medics was on the Amtrak train that derailed in Montana on Saturday. Read on to see how she was able to use her skills to help at the scene. Warning: some of it is graphic. I walked away from a literal train wreck. While there are dozens of news stories about […]

9/6/21 Y’all have seen the news. Hospitals and ERs are full. Our friends in the health profession keep posting about how tired they are. And to be honest, we’re seeing the effects of this in Street Medics Dallas. We have had very few volunteers sign up– for months. They tell us they want to help, […]

1 September 2021 Dear Street Medics Dallas, It’s Innuendo here, and I need your attention for several minutes. Last year, we collectively got angry and decided to band together to support the people in the streets who were standing up against white supremacy and police brutality. From there, Street Medics Dallas has continued to stand […]