Week In Our Shoes: B.Y.O.H. – Bring Your Own Holla Edition

Hello Hollabackers! 

This week, Hollaback! was featured in Forbes, Wisconsin’s Women’s Network, and SPARK.

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

Hollaback! Bogota is looking for new team members! If you or someone you know may be interested, email them at [email protected] for more information.

Hollaback! Boston is having their Self-Care HOLLAday Party today! They’ll have a photo booth, art therapy workshop, street harassment journal-making, and more! They will also have awesome raffle prizes from LUSH Cosmetics, Ecolissa cosmetics, JP Licks, and Shannon at Liquid Hair Studios, among others. Come as you are, and bring your friends!

Hollaback! Chandigarh has started a series of articles where they will discuss how gender issues and patriarchy affects people’s lives. Check out their first article in the series here.

Hollaback! Croatia has started a Safer Spaces campaign! Stay tuned for exciting updates as their campaign takes off

Hollaback! Czech posted a video of their participation in last week’s One Billion Rising for Justice in Prague. The event in addition to their video has garnered a great deal of attention including three press pieces and was specially highlighted by V-Day.

Hollaback! Edinburgh‘s new committee member, Line Knudsen, wrote this awesome post on why she joined the Hollaback! team in Edinburgh.

Hollaback! Philly has announced more speakers for their upcoming speaker series on human sex trafficking of domestic girls with various experts from across the country. Lynly S. Egyes, Esq., a Senior Staff Attorney with the Sex Workers Project in New York, will be talking about victims of human trafficking with a focus on the marginalization of LGBT victims. Sarah Deer, member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and Jennifer Gentile Long, Director of AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women, will also be speaking.

Hollaback! Polska was on the national radio last Saturday for an interview about the Hollaback! organization.

Great work, HOLLAs!

HOLLA and out!

– The Hollaback Team

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