I could probably write a book just of the things men say to me on Amtrak. Tonight, the man seated next to me: – Decided to test my knowledge of Spanish by asking me if I could understand something his friend said to him when they were in Argentina – which was “tonight we’ll go … Continued
What’s up hollas?! We’ve been busy the last few weeks meeting with legislators and members of government from here in the U.S. to all the way up to Canada! Here’s what’s been going on this week… AT HOLLABACK HQ Emily met with NYC Councilmember Rosenthal this week and also spoke at the “Artists for Action” … Continued
We’re Hiring! We work to build safe, inclusive public spaces by transforming the culture that perpetuates discrimination and violence. After the breach in our interpersonal relationships that occurred with the 2016 presidential election, through our #100Days100Dinners program we are inviting people to convene potluck dinners to create replenishing and healing spaces that thicken our relationships … Continued
I pulled up at a stoplight and looked to my right because a man was clearly trying to get my attention. And he was masturbating.. I was very flustered, rolled up my window and flipped him off. He made a face suggesting that he liked how disgusted I was. I reported him, but I’m so … Continued
Howdy, hollas! What a wild time to be alive and active in the world, huh? Don’t worry: we’ve got your back. And from the Costa Rica to Indonesia, we’ve been fighting for change. At Hollaback! Headquarters We participated in GetEQUAL’s National Day of Action to Celebrate the Lives of Black Trans Women and Protect All Trans … Continued
I am a 28-year-old graduate student. I was at IKEA in East Palo Alto, on a crowded Saturday. I was with my parents in the mattress section, but at this moment they were not right next to me. I was sitting on a mattress, and was getting up to head to towards them. This is … Continued
Feeling scared and angry. I was just walking back from the restaurant at 10pm where I had dinner downtown in Ithaca, up the hill to my house carrying two bags of groceries. A man starts walking right behind me and continues walking right behind me not trying to move ahead. I move to the left … Continued
We’re Hiring! We’re fighting back against rising rates of hate incidents and harassment by training everyday people in bystander intervention tactics. We’re looking for someone extraordinary to join our team as a part-time program coordinator for our Bystander Intervention Program. Learn more and find out how to apply here! … Continued
March 13, 2017 – Today, Hollaback! announced its participation in Communities Against Hate, an initiative of 11 prominent national organizations working together to address the disturbing spike in hate incidents across the United States, led by The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. As part of this initiative, the organizations are launching a database to bring visibility to hate incidents, and helping victims and organizations obtain access to legal resources and social services through a resource hotline: 1-844-9-NO-HATE or 1-844-966-4283.
This week was pretty exciting with both #ADayWithoutAWoman and International Women’s Day! Our partners and site leaders have been sending updates all week long about their initiatives and accomplishments. They all deserve recognition, so here we go!