Week in our shoes: HOLLA::REV AFTERMATH

Hello Hollabackers!

bust party2Our first ever international speaker series on street harassment was followed by three incredible days with 20 of our global site leaders where we worked together to establish a global agenda for Hollaback!. We were inspired and humbled by their incredible vision for the future.

Check out the press from HOLLA::Revolution: Stop Street Harassment has a recap, as does The Source. Hollaback also gets mentions in this Daily Beast piece, this post on Vitamin W, and Michael Urbina’s list of 101 ways that men can be allies to women.

Here’s #hollarev’s impact in numbers:

  • 2743 Tweets and Facebook posts mentioning “#hollarev” with a 1.8 million potential reach

  • 572 of people watching Ustream

  • 150 people in attendance

  • 17 people who spoke

We also want to thank our incredible summer interns, Maya Flippen and Sarah Scriven for their powerful work this summer. Thanks to them, Hollaback!’s 2013 State of the Streets report is near complete, and Hollaback! will be issuing an intersectional guide to understanding street harassment later this year. Our badass site leader Britni de la Cretaz will be taking over compiling a week in our shoes until our fall interns start. We’re still recruiting, so please apply!

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Hollaback Boston gives a primer on harassment at geek conventions in preparation for attending Boston Comic Con this weekend!

Hollaback London is working with the soon-to-launch Hollaback ULU (which is the London university system’s new Hollaback). Check out this report they did on campus harassment, it’s phenomenal.

Hollaback Des Moines invites you to two upcoming events: their first is a raffle, fundraiser and discussion of personal safety products (happening August 6) and the other is their 2nd anniversary party, which they’ll be celebrating with an open mic night on August 15th.

Hollaback Philly announced their fall comic book tour stops, which starts this weekend in Boston! Check out the other stops they’ll be making in the Northeast United States. While you’re at it, maybe buy something from their newly launched Etsy store and check out their photos from HOLLA::Revolution!

Hollaback Bmore will be interviewing folks at Bronycon this weekend. They’re looking for help, so stop by if you’re in the area!

Hollaback Appalachian Ohio has photos up from HOLLA::Revolution!

Hollaback Ottawa posted a ton of GREAT photos from the chalk walk led by site leaders from around the world in NYC this past weekend. They also answer questions for parents wondering how they can teach their children about street harassment in this piece on the Yummy Mummy Club and get mentioned in this assessment of their recently released report on harassment on public transit on SSH.

Hollaback Berlin joined site leaders from Ottawa, Boston, & Bmore to talk shop and promote their Cats Against Catcalling compilation on The Third Wave radio show.

Hollaback Halifax was interviewed about HOLLA::Revolution by local publication The Coast.

Hollaback Gent has an interview featuring Hollaback’s Deputy Director Debjani Roy!

HOLLA and out –

The Hollaback! team

 

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  1. […] smile, almost every woman deals with street harassment. But it took until this summer to stage the first-ever international conference on street harassment, which took place over the weekend of July 25th at New York University. […]

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