Category: A Week in Our Shoes

A Week in our Shoes: Feminist Revolution Under Way

Happy Friday Hollas! We have a special two week addition of Week in Our Shoes for you today. Since last time, we’ve been traveling the country and the world, connecting people through conversation and fighting for equal access to public space. Here are the updates. FROM HOLLABACK HQ Emily did two bystander intervention workshops for … Continued

A Week in our Shoes: Change in the Air

Happy Friday Hollas! We’ve had so much going on this week. Whether it’s in the office, around the country or around the world, our feminist revolution is always under way. FROM HOLLABACK HQ This Tuesday, Debjani did a training of trainers at Boston University’s School of Public Health. This week, Emily and Tamar were at the Obama Foundation Summit! Debjani did a digital workshop … Continued

A WEEK IN OUR SHOES: SHOWING UP FOR EACH OTHER

Happy Friday Hollas! We’ve been busy this week with the continued public focus on sexual assault and harassment.  With more disturbing stories surfacing each day, we’re constantly reminded that NOW is the time for change. As always, we strive to be a source of support for anyone who needs it. FROM HOLLABACK HQ We’re getting excited about our Training of Trainers … Continued

A WEEK IN OUR SHOES: #METOO AND MORE

Happy Friday Hollas! This week has been chalk full of story sharing around the world as a result of the #metoo campaign. Feeling amazed? Overwhelmed? Empowered? Disheartened? Either way, we’re right here with you and we’ve got your back. FROM HOLLABACK HQ In response to the #metoo campaign, we compiled resources and support for sexual … Continued

A WEEK IN OUR SHOES: HOLLA-ING BACK

Happy Friday Hollas! We’re excited to announce lots of events and activism happening around the country, and around the world. FROM HOLLABACK HQ This week’s news about Harvey Weinstein is deeply upsetting.  We are lucky to have a space to share our stories, and continue to have each others’ backs. Read a story or share your … Continued

A WEEK IN OUR SHOES: GLORIOUS GLOBAL RESISTANCE

Happy Friday Hollas! We can’t believe it’s already (!!) October… The Women’s Convention and The Obama Foundation Summit will be here before we know it!  We’ve got a lot of exciting Hollaback! news to catch you all up on, too. FROM HOLLABACK HQ This Monday, we welcomed Graphic Design Intern, Alexa, to our team! We are all deeply saddened by the horrific shooting … Continued

A WEEK IN OUR SHOES: AUTUMN OF ACTIVISM

  FROM HOLLABACK HQ We are extremely sad to say goodbye to Agunda and Patrick who worked with bystander intervention training and The People’s Supper, respectively, for the past five months. This past week, Agunda did bystander intervention trainings at BRIC, The Knockdown Center and Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee.  What’s next? A bystander intervention training with the … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes: Hope and Optimism

Happy Friday, hollas! Um, have we mentioned this? … !!!! President Obama described our executive director Emily May as a leader who exemplifies his vision of the future – giving him hope and optimism. Watch!!::::: From HOLLABACK HQ We welcomed three new interns at our office. Hana, Danvy, and Sophie are working with us through … Continued

A Week in our Shoes: Three Weeks of Resistance

Hollas, it’s been a minute! The past three weeks have seen natural disaster and government oppression, and those stories aren’t even done unfolding. But we’ve continued to show up for each other and rally for a better world. AT HOLLABACK HQ We bid a bittersweet goodbye to our communications intern Aria, our graphic design super-intern … Continued

A Week in our Shoes: Showing Up Against Hate

Hi Hollas,  With all that has been going on this past week, we encourage the Hollaback! Community to continue to mobilize and show up for one another in whichever way is right for you. Please remember to take care of yourself. We got your back <3 AT HOLLABACK HQ We released a statement in response … Continued