Hey hollas! Last week was filled with events for #IASHW – International Anti-Street Harassment Week!
Check out what we’ve been up to and what’s been going on at our sites all over the world…
AT HOLLABACK HQ
- We hosted our annual rally last weekend – it was a huge success! We were honored to be joined by the First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray. Take a look at our photo album on Facebook!
- Debjani conducted a bystander intervention training at NYU’s Stern School of Business.
- Leah attended a rally in front of the Fox News building with Public Advocate Letitia James. The protest was to send a message to Fox News and Bill O’Reilly that we won’t stand for their inaction on racist and sexual harassment
- We shared a blog post on Stop Street Harassment’s blog for #IASHW highlighting our bystander intervention work.
Special announcement: we’re hiring for three positions! We’re looking for amazing people to join our team as a part-time Bystander Intervention Program Coordinator, a part-time #100Days100Dinners Project Coordinator, and a #100Days100Dinners Program Evaluator. Find out more here and apply today!
AROUND THE WORLD
- Hollaback! Croatia organized a movie night where they watched Blurred Lines: The New Battle of the Sexes. They also hosted a lecture in a local library entitled “What is street harassment and how to recognize and respond.” They ended the week with a flash mob/fashion show in a city square where each participant walked on the red carpet carrying a paper with an insult he/she heard.
- Hollaback! Cuenca spoke about how to act in dangerous situations at a forum on the safety of women and femicide. They were also invited to a meeting of the Board for the eradication of gender violence.
- Hollaback! Romania held a flashmob in Bucharest!
- ¡Hey Hollaback! Costa Rica collaborated with vlogger René Montiel to create this video raising awareness about street harassment.
- We’re hosting another online bystander intervention training webinar! Get signed up here!
- We have a bunch of bystander intervention training webinars coming up! The next one is going to Friday, April 21st at 1pm. Click here to sign up!
With love and revolution,
-The Hollaback Team