Month: April 2010

You’re Ruining the Environment and my Morning

While riding my bike at 6:40am on 4/14/10, I was passed by a gigantic silver SUV, license plate #*******. I heard kissy noises directed out the window at me from the passenger’s seat. The SUV stopped at a light and I passed them again, and again, I heard kissing/teeth sucking noises at me. This was … Continued

Be a HOLLAintern!

We are seeking two interns this summer (mid-May through August) to work 15-20 hours per week. This internship does not pay, but it is an incredible opportunity to spend your summer making earth-shaking change with an up and coming organization. Responsibilities will be split amongst the two interns depending on their interests and skills, but … Continued

Introducing Hollaback 2.0!

Leveraging Mobile Technology to End Sexual Harassment Hollaback! is a movement dedicated to ending street harassment and assault using mobile technology. Street harassment is one of the most pervasive forms of violence against women, and one of the least legislated against. Comments from “You’d look good on me” to groping, flashing or assault, are a … Continued

Why I Hollaback: Melissa’s Story

This is the fifth video in the “Why I Hollaback” series. “Why I Hollaback” tells the story of how and why folks decide to take the leap, speak up, and start Holla’ing back. We will release a new story every Monday and accept submissions from all over the world. So tell us your story — … Continued

"Harassment on the Train May be on the Rise"

Sexual Harassment on Public Transportation from Dana Rapoport on Vimeo. Watch the video, and read the article here. Hollaback is working with RightRides and New Yorkers for Safe Transit to make the subways safer. Here’s why: “Over the past year or so, we’ve seen a rise in transit-related stories and the stories have become increasingly … Continued

How you can be a HOLLAhero!

1. Be an Angel. Donate. We are seeking angel donors who are willing to make meaningful gifts. This donation will go directly to startup costs, which include the website, backend database, iPhone app, marketing materials, public relations, and strategic planning and development. As a significant leader in the Hollaback! movement, you will receive monthly donors-circle-only … Continued