Here’s what HOLLAs around the world have been up to:
Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio did a self defense class for the women at Southeast Ohio Regional Jail and presented to an Ohio University Cultural Diversity in Education Class. They also completed their training with Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery, certifying them as HB! Appalachian Ohio’s second Safer Space.
Hollaback! Boston did a workshop at Emerson College, and will be on today’s 103.3 FM’s morning show, The TJ Show, promoting their work and Anti-Street Harassment Week events.
Hollaback! Brussels held a “Café-Brainstorm: ‘This is a Safe space’ Chalk Walk” event to help organize their upcoming creative walk on April 5th. They also turned 2 as of Monday! Happy birthday, Hollaback! Brussels!
Hollaback! London was on BBC World Service and Reprezent Radio, talking about harassment in clubs and pubs. This week HB! London was also contributing to some research called ‘How can nonviolent grassroots networks transform insecurity?’ being carried out by Bristol University’s Global Insecurities Centre. And last but not least, HB! London attended a Dalston PubWatch meeting where they spoke about Good Night Out!
Hollaback! Philly was selected as a finalist for the 3rd annual Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women for its outstanding work on an anti-street harassment campaign to bring attention to the need to end violence against women. Awesome work, HB! Philly!
March 30th – April 5th is International Anti-Street Harassment Week! Make sure to check out your local Hollaback! site to get involved in all the amazing events coming up in your community!
Til next week-
HOLLA and out!
– The Hollaback! Team