A Week In Our Shoes: Happy Anniversary

From Hollaback! HQ

🎵🎶The day is saved by the Hollaback! Team….fighting harassment, trying to save the world. Here they come just in time, the HOLLABACK! Team. 🎵🎶 – Powerpuff girls Hollaback! remix 

Thank you HOLLAS, as you continue to inspire us, each and every day. Our journey would definitely not be possible if it weren’t for the support from all of you. You are RESPECTED, VALUED, and APPRECIATED. Indeed, this lasting impression is surely etched in our hearts. Thank you, once again for being part of this organization’s livelihood and successes over the last 15 years. 

Our Story so far…

2005 -Thao Nygen’s powerful story propels Hollaback! Launch

2008- Anti-street harassment ads take stage on NYC subways 

2010-FEMINIST ICON Gloria Steinum shouts-out Hollaback!’s Executive Director

– History was made when Hollaback! had the first hearing on Street Harassment, recommending more research to be done on the issue of street harassment.

2011- The world is our oyster….Hollaback! goes GLOBAL.

2012- Our popular bystander intervention training was born.

2014-  A NEW APP was launched in partnership with the NYC Council to track street harassment. 

2015- Our first large scale research was conducted in partnership with Cornell University 

2016 -Hosted the first ever global convening on street harassment at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Conference Centre in Bellagio, Italy.

-Our online harassment platform was named ”best product”. A cutting-edge intersection between social justice and technology. 

2017- Hollaback!’s work was featured at the Obama Foundation Summit.

2018- Our Executive Director spoke at the NYC Stands with Survivors Really alongside First Lady Charlene McCray.

2019- Just touch down like NASA! Yes you heard it. Our team trained the NASA Jet Propulsion lab with our Bystander Intervention.

2020- Training folks WORLDWIDE.

Happy Weekend Hollas!

Catch you in our next issue of A Week In Our Shoes!

Asha, WIOS Editor

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