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A Week in Our Shoes: Super-Special May Edition

What a wild couple of weeks it’s been in this world… good thing we’ve got each other. Here’s what’s been going on in our orbit.   AT HOLLABACK HQ We welcomed new staff and interns into the Hollaback! fold – Agunda joined us last week as Bystander Intervention Program Coordinator, and Patrick came aboard the … Continued

Constant Harassment in Downtown Evanston

There’s a guy who’s always riding his bike (or walking) around downtown Evanston just yelling crap at people. I’ve seen him follow people, shouting names at them – sometimes men, but mostly women. Usually he just rides his bike past you, stares at you while he’s doing it, yells an insult and keeps riding, or … Continued

Harassed & Yelled at by Stranger

Young man staring, smiling, gestured for me to take off my headphones. I did so but said “Do you know me? You don’t know me.” He didn’t love that and started yelling; “Fuck you bitch! Oh you hard now!” Etc; yelled abuse at me for the next block.

Harassed by a “friend”

I became friends with my neighbor who is 30 years older than me. At first I thought he was nice but he would always sneak in some kind sexual comment and I kept thinking to myself I must be hearing him wrong. Then one-day he clearly told me he wanted me. I tried to tell … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Transitions and Settling In

Hi hollas!  Check out the exciting things we’ve been up to here in NYC and at our sites around the world… AT HOLLABACK HQ It’s been a little calmer in the office this week. We have a new staff member settling in and interns saying goodbye. Debjani went down to North Carolina for Duke Engage to deliver … Continued