Week In Our Shoes: Happy HOLLAween Edition!

1380741_570675596344532_1544506266_nHello Hollabackers!

This week Hollaback! was featured by Policy Mic, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Sun, CNN (iReport), The Root, The Daily Free Press, The Athens News and ;Hollaback!’s ED, Emily May, won an award for being one of the “50 Fearless Minds Changing the World.”

The date for International Anti-Street Harassment Week has been set for March 30th – April 5th, 2014! Check out highlights from previous years on Meet Us On the Street.

Here’s what the HOLLAs around the world have been up to:

Hollaback! Ottawa site leader Julie Lalonde went to the local school école secondaire De La Salle to talk about her work to a group of about 20 students. They loved Hollaback! and a bunch of students downloaded the app on the spot. Lalonde also did an interview with CBC Ottawa where she discussed her impressive work with Hollaback! and more.

Hollaback! Boston  is throwing a HOLLAween party, a party free from victim blaming, slut shaming, and cultural appropriation, today and tomorrow will be at Rhode Island Comic Con.

Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio site leader Sarah Fick has established herself as a go-to for quotes for local news stories. Fick, along with other members of HB! AO, are also becoming certified Green Dot trainers this week.

Hollaback! Sarajevo has been making great moves as a Bosnia Hollaback street harassment case goes to court! The date has been scheduled for 21st November and they’ll be sure to keep us updated along the way. Hollaback Sarajevo has also become sisters with Yarn Bombing Sarajevo !

Hollaback! Belfast put on a performance of a Witch-y Feminist Fairytale at Witchcraft at the margins: The four confessions of Isobel Gowdie.

Hollaback! Philly’s  iReport on cosplayers was vetted and approved by CNN producers! HB leaders Rochelle Keyhan and Anna Kegier are also speaking at the same event as Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women!

HOLLA and out!

-The Hollaback! Team

 

 

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