Week In Our Shoes: A Week of Firsts!

Dear Hollas,

It’s that time of week again! Let’s learn what our different Hollaback! sites have been up to this week…

At the Mothership…

BM_WB1gCQAEvrQqEmily spoke on a panel at the NYC Civic Corps June seminar to a crowd that was psyched about the work that Hollaback! is doing globally!

Interns Maya and Sarah attended the NY premiere of the documentary “Anita” and got to meet Anita Hill after the show! Hollaback!, our work, and Emily were featured in the film as well!

Program Associate Jae Cameron and Emily attended the Morgan Stanley Challenge, where our team of pro-bono Morgan Stanley employees went head to head with other organizations. Our team didn’t officially end, but they won our hearts.

Hollaback! Around the World…

Hollaback! Belfast participated in “Feminist Fairytales” as a part of the anti-G8 demonstrations happening in Northern Ireland! The event was called “Folk the G8.”390063_151596138361407_1988429113_n

Hollaback! Bosnia and Herzegovina launched their opening party! It was a huge success!DSCF0887-e1371496052949-225x300

Hollaback! Croatia marched in their annual Pride Parade! Check out their pictures and story here!

Hollaback! Berlin gave a workshop revolving around the “Democracy Movement,” helping answer the question, “How much initiative and movement does Democracy need?”

Hollaback! Chennai officially announces the beginning of their “Hollaback! Fridays” in partnership with Vivanta by Taj-Connemara, Chennai!

Hollaback! London is reaching out to see if anyone wants to tell their stories to a documentary film maker! You would have the option of remaining anonymous.

Hollaback! Boston interviewed badass Boston-based designer Asha Isabella for their “Introducing” series!

Hollaback! Czech Republic‘s Gail Whitmore performed for the first ever International Women’s Conference in the Czech Republic.

PRESS

Hollaback! Halifax was featured in the Evening News with Rebecca Lau on Global Maritimes (skip ahead to 7 min!)

Hollaback! Chennai and Hollaback! rep Prajnya Trust were quoted in a Deccan Chronicle article this Wednesday!

Hollaback! Ottawa was discussed regarding the rise in sexual assaults on public transportation in their Metro News!

 

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