Week In Our Shoes: Conferences, Newspapers, and Radio Edition

Happy Friday Holla’backers!

Thanks to Kaofeng Lee of The National Network to End Domestic Violence for the photo!
Thanks to Kaofeng Lee of The National Network to End Domestic Violence for the photo!

Despite fielding a tremendous increase in press attention, Hollaback! sites around the world have been super busy! We can’t thank you enough for your hard work during this time.

If you haven’t already had a chance to look at it, here is the Mothership’s latest statement on the viral video and and a preview our upcoming response project.

Julie Lalonde of Hollaback! Ottawa was on Aljazeera’s “The Stream” this week, talking about the Jian Ghomeshi story and rape culture more broadly. Additional coverage can be found in the Ottawa Citizen.
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Julie Lalonde in the Ottawa Citizen.
Alicia Wallace of Hollaback! Bahamas – Participated in the Anti-Violence Rally held by Dr. David Allen and The Family. Additionally, they hosted “Standing Your Ground: Safely Responding to Street Harassment and Domestic Violence” – with a session SH and DV, their root causes, bystander intervention, and local resources at College of The Bahamas.

Hollaback! Chicago‘s Katie Davis was on WGN Radio talking about the Chi Town efforts to combat street harassment.

Hollaback! Croatia will conduct a workshop for high school students as part of a teen section/program of a feminist festival that will take place next week in Zagreb. There is even a televised opportunity! We look forward to hearing, and seeing, how it goes.

Great job this week, team!
HOLLA and out!
– The Hollaback! Staff

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