Happy Friday Hollas! Hope we didn’t have you waiting TOO long for the latest edition of “A Week In Our Shoes”. Let’s get to it, shall we? Next week Friday, 22nd November, we at HQ will be hosting a FREE, live, online demo training seminar on Harassment Prevention & Bystander Intervention. This event will be from 2PM-2:30PM ET. To join us, register here. It’s your chance to gain a unique experience that would benefit both you and your colleagues, especially when it comes to de-escalating the issue of harassment. #GetTrained #MakeADifference
Around The World
Tis the season to GIVE and think of OTHERS. Shout Out to Hollaback!Baltimore for hosting a FREE #BystanderIntervention workshop at Impact Hub Baltimore, last week Thursday. Each One, Teach One! Bravo to the Hollaback!Baltimore team for sharing the various strategies to fight against harassment especially in public spaces. Let us educate one another and create safe spaces for a better society. For more information, feel free to check out their Twitter @HollabackBmore.
Also, we want to give a special “Shout Out” to Shawna Porter, for teaching a #SaferSpaces Workshop in Philadelphia. If you are interested in Shawna Potter (Site Leader for Hollaback!Baltimore and Author) coming to your town to host an informative workshop on #SaferSpaces, feel free to DM her on twitter, @ShawnaPotterWOW
The giving keeps on coming! Shout Out to Hollaback!Croatia for participating in “Mapping the Unseen Zagreb – Mapping the LGBT”. For those of you who don’t know, “Mapping the Unseen is an artistic research project based in four countries: Croatia, Iran, Bangladesh and Austria. It constitutes of artistic interventions on unseen, hidden topics that are not discussed in public by the mainstream society. The project strives for a programmatic visual and discursive treatment of a chosen topic, which will be identified and selected by participating art groups.”
Get on board and help our friends at Pamflet in their search for new recruits. Pamflet needs help to manage youth capacity building programs on reproductive health rights, disability rights, and diversity campaigns. Come on, register immediately before 18 November 2019. Spread it to your friends who are interested, yes! For more information about this internship opportunity, click here.
Let’s keep on giving through activism! Shout Out to Hollaback!London for participating in the “Exploring: Trust” Workshop hosted by Cradle at The Cut, United Kingdom, London. This workshop shed light on issues of trust in interpersonal relationships.
Catch you in our next issue of A Week In Our Shoes!
Asha, WIOS Editor