July is gearing up to be an awesome month for us at Hollaback! With digital trainings, webinars and in-person community events, there are more opportunities than ever to learn how to stand up for yourself and your community both online and on the streets. Read on to see what we’ve been up to all around the world…
AT HOLLABACK HQ
- Our Pride campaign was featured on Gay Star News! We encourage you to continue to #ShareYourTruth with us and on the iHollaback website.
- The Toronto Sun shared some our of harassment research in an article “Apparently Women Like to Be Sexually Harassed, Says Men.”
AROUND THE WORLD
- Hey! Hollaback Costa Rica hosted an Open Brunch to learn more about street harassment, including a lecture on why it occurs, an open table to share experiences and a bystander intervention seminar!
- They also participated in their local Pride parade and are coordinating with the Center of Investigation and Women Studies at the University of Costa Rica, to facilitate talks on harassment, Hollaback! and bystander intervention all across campus!
- Hollaback! London’s work to end harassment in pubs and clubs was featured in a BuzzFeed article on new assault figures.
THE PEOPLE’S SUPPER
- We completed our 4th of July Campaign for #ThePeoplesPledge, but the work isn’t over! We’ve partnered with #LoveArmy for the month of July to hold BBQ Suppers! To join – sign the pledge and select that you would like to attend or host a BBQ Supper. You can sign it at www.thepeoplessupper.org/pledge.
- On Wednesday, Jennifer Bailey was interviewed about The People’s Supper movement on the radio podcast Revive. We will send out the recording when it goes live!
- We hosted a HeartMob webinar today! Register for our next one here and learn how to support your friends when they’re harassed online.
- NYC! Join us at the Brooklyn Public Library for our next bystander intervention training on July 13th!
- Using the promo code hollabacksummer, you can attend a digital bystander intervention training for FREE through the end of July. Sign up for our next one on July 13th!
- July 12th will be a massive, Internet-wide day of action to save #NetNeutrality. RSVP and learn how you can get more involved here.