From Hollaback! HQ
It’s a Goooooood Friday!!! We at HQ would like to thank Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) for partnering with us on our “Bystander Intervention to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment Training”. Together, we were able to spread good deeds like seeds everywhere. Most importantly, a special thanks goes out to our dedicated audience, old and new for your support and helping us make a difference by attending our “Bystander Intervention to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment Training sessions” this week. It was a great turn out and guess what? You asked and WE LISTENED!!! WE ARE GIVING YOU MORE. We would like to invite you to a free training on Bystander Intervention to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment Training. Check out our training schedule and register for a time that works for you. To have folks like you believing in us makes us dedicated and we will continue to go above and beyond. Your support truly makes creating #SaferSpaces easier.
Around The World
Hollaback! Las Vegas is making a 24/7 365 hotline available to the public as our community practices social distancing. Additionally, we would like to highlight that their advocates are also still responding on a 24/7 basis to clients at UMC hospital.
Hollaback! London is proud to stand alongside #FreeThemAll4PublicHealth as we lift our voices to advocate for the release of all those incarcerated and detained in the United Kingdom. We are targeting the Ministry of (In)Justice as they have the power to create change. C`mon “Government officials”, start by changing your attitude toward the situation. These (YOU)MANS have lives that are not disposable. Together we change the outcomes of thousands of situations. Let’s save lives. THIS COULD BE DONE BY A …..Call. Email. Tweet. Demand that the Ministry of Justice #FreeThemAll4PublicHealth
This is NOT the END! …….Next Stop? ….
As International Anti-street Harassment Week is coming up; as is time for Hollaback! Ottawa to host their first chalk walk of the year. April 19-25, feel free to write messages wherever you are! Sidewalk, driveway, etc. Snap a pic & tag them @hollabackottawa on Instagram.
Last stop today…..
In order to help women during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jakarta Feminist Association (Jakarta Feminist) opened a fundraising campaign! Based on the discussions with their partners, funds will be used to buy groceries and other basic necessities for women from vulnerable groups. These specified groups go as follows: female victims of abuse, matrifocal family, hygiene workers, and transport drivers. Feel free to lend a helping hand to @HollabackJakarta by making a donation, big or small to the Jakarta Cross Feminist Society. For more information on how to make this transaction possible, contact Hollaback Jakarta at +0811298811088, @hollaback_jkt or @ihollagram on Instagram.
Catch you in our next issue of A Week In Our Shoes!
Asha, WIOS Editor