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HOLLA ON THE GO: Followed to Starbucks

I was walking back to Air B&B near U Street corridor. A man ran from the alleyway shouting sweetheart at me. I ignored him and continued walking. He continued walking with me and asking me for my number. I told him I had a boyfriend and was meeting my mom. He did not stop following … Continued

Creep on campus

When I started going to college, I knew the dangers of being a female student on a large campus. I kept telling myself that I would be careful and not put myself in a situation where something could happen to me. That is until I was sexually harassed while waiting for my friends to show … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Hit The Ground Running

Hey Hollas! This week has been super busy and exciting, with our interns getting into the swing of things and some cool new opportunities knocking on our door. We’ve spent the week here at HQ reaching out to the community and hitting the ground running to ensure that this fall is an eventful one! Our … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed by two young boys

Two little shits decided to yell ‘dayum’ at my friend and I as we waddled through the city after stuffing our faces. I flipped the boys off and then they hurled insults at us. Couldn’t hear what they said but I’m sure it was the same old stuff. Very worrying to see young boys act … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I Was Harassed At Work

I was getting off the elevator in the building I work in, and a slimy old man made this really gross ‘Mmmm!’ sound at me when he saw me. Then as I walked by he gave me this oversized, creepy smile and and equally creepy “Hello.” It was one of those annoying instances where it … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Man Leered At Me From Truck

Waiting to cross a busy street, this guy in a white pick up slows down and blocks traffic to leer and say “I’d like to do you a favor sometime.” He says something else and I tell him to “knock it off and move along.” The look on his face completely changes in a way … Continued