Week In Our Shoes: Let’s Do Launch Edition

Hey Hollabackers! 

This week, Hollaback! was featured in Newsworks, The Jeju Weekly, CREO SOMNIUM, The Spokesman, The Independent, London Evening Standard, and Groove Korea (p.79).

At the Mothership, Deputy Director Debjani Roy was interviewed for Pure Imagination Radio.

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

Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio has announced O’Betty’s Red Hot as their third Safer Space and held an awesome workshop with them yesterday! They have also revamped their Safer Spaces tab recently to include more educational materials.

Hollaback! Baltimore was at Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse talking about their #SaferSpacesBmore Campaign, which aims to create non-threatening environments for women & LGBTQ folks all over our city. They also got another business, Baltimore Free Farm, to sign their Safer Spaces pledge!

Hollaback! Boston did a workshop with Science Club For Girls teens last Saturday, and it was fabulous! They also attended the second meeting of the Mayor’s late night task force, and tabled at the Boston Bike Week Festival.

Hollaback! Cleveland held their official launch party - pictured above! There was zine-making, an open mic, and chalk walking. Looked like an awesome time! Check out all the photos from the party here.

Hollaback! Durham & Chapel Hill organized a a Screen + Print video screening and shirt printing workshop at the Durham Solidarity Center for last month in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness. These shirts they made will be debuted around town at local event in the upcoming months.

Hollaback! Ottawa is hosting two panels at Ottawa ComicCon today and tomorrow to explore the issue of harassment in geek spaces and open up the floor to discussions on how we can make the community safer. Cosplay =/= consent!

Hollaback! Philly had a photo of one of their transit ads from their recent campaign go viral on tumblr.

Hooray for HOLLAs! Til next week-

HOLLA and out!

- The Hollaback! Team

 

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