Month: February 2013

Week in Our Shoes: DEAR JOHN EDITION

  Dear Amazing Hollas— First and foremost, our Dear John Campaign has launched! The project was spearheaded by our “Mover of the Month” and blogger Tanisha Ramirez in solidarity with One Billion Rising. If you or anyone you know has a bone to pick with a harasser (I mean, don’t we all?), send a Dear John … Continued

HOLLAWho? Meet NYU.

Meet Sarah Khan, NYU  hollabacker and advocate fighting street harassment around New York City. Interview conducted by Krista Bedosky 1. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? Women deal with street harassment daily here in NYC, yet we don’t openly acknowledge or discuss it. Hollaback is a chance to … Continued

Hollaback! Baltimore Interviews

Interview conducted by Rita Pasarell  Here’s what Shawna and Melanie of Hollaback! Baltimore had to say about their city, being queen for a day, and how they HOLLA: When did you start your HOLLA? Shawna: February of 2011… Melanie: … and I joined in May 2012. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does … Continued

Hollaback! Boston Interviews

Interview conducted by Chloe Safier Boston Team In the photo from left to right: Britni Clark, Kate Ziegler, Angela Della Porta, Devon Audie, Jane Carper. When did you start your holla? Devon: After a summer and fall full of planning and Hollaback! webinars, Hollaback! Boston launched in December, 2011. Why did you start a HOLLA … Continued

WEEK IN OUR SHOES: Holla’ing Back Through the Public Mic

Dear Hollabackers, This week was full of excitement with Hollabackers all over the world planning up a storm for One Billion Rising and, in countless creative ways, continuing to get the word out about Hollaback! and our continuing fight to end street harassment. Here in New York, after reading Wednesday’s Gawker article highlighting New York … Continued