Category: A Week in Our Shoes

A Week In Our Shoes: Hold On

Hollaback! around the World Baltimore We are thrilled to announce that Hollaback! Baltimore’s site leader, Shawna Potter recently had an interview with Teen Vogue about the release of her new book, “Making Spaces Safer”. We at Hollaback! HQ cannot even fathom the words to describe how happy we are for our team members and what … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Step Up!

From Hollaback! HQ We at Hollaback! would like to encourage you this month, to TELL YOUR TRUTH!       The Time Is Now! Holding back is not only harm to you but to your mental health. Remember, you are not responsible for someone’s feelings. Why is this so important? Each day, we witness how the consequences … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Pride and Prejudice

From Hollaback! HQ This month, we at Hollaback! pay tribute to the LGBTQ+ community, as they celebrate Pride Month.This year, honouring and celebrating the 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising and the World Pride festival, it’s a historic moment as we compare the past to present where we can appreciate what pride truly means to … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Triggered

From Hollaback! HQ   Transgender folks are considered to be among the most oppressed, tormented and marginalized of groups. They have faced a daunting range of institutional barriers to interpersonal repudiations as it relates to their rights as citizens. Despite the strenuous efforts to subdue social, political and civil issues among the LGBTQ+ community, they … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Comfort Inn Ending

From Hollaback! HQ Hey Hollas! We at Hollaback! are really pleased to share with you the Bystander Intervention Digital Training and Conflict De-escalation in Protest Spaces webinars that are now available via the links provided here. Bystander Intervention Digital Training: Conflict De-escalation in Protest Spaces:   As of recent, the United States House … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: I Can or Can I?

From Hollaback! HQ     “They don’t know, and I say they don’t know, they see me smile, but they don’t know what I feel inside” – Chronixx. Being stifled and policed over reproductive rights deters the inclination of gender justice and equality. This is everybody’s problem, not just Alabama. Missouri even joined the wave … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Status – JUSTICE

From Hollaback! HQ   On Monday, May 6th, Hollaback! will be offering a 90 minute digital training on “Conflict De-Escalation in Protest Spaces”, to equip you all with the necessary tools and skills to effectively dissolve issues in public protest environments. Join us at 1:00pm, we can’t wait to see you there!       … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Making Waves For Gender Activism

from hollaback! hq   Crashing onto the shores of Hollaback! New York are our new fellows. We at Hollaback! are proud to introduce these outstanding and passionate folks to you. Meet Erika, our Legislative and Development fellow. Her particular interests are in women’s human rights; labor and employment issues; women’s international economic development; and the … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Holla For What?

from hollaback! hq Experiencing online harassment, street harassment, and cyberbullying are opprobrious and nerve-wracking situations to be in. You may be feeling a number of emotions like embarrassment, anger, confusion or just outright uncertainty on what to do. In these situations, remember, Hollaback! and Heartmob has your back! Share your story of online harassment via … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Not Just A Dream!

From Hollaback! HQ We at Hollaback would like to acknowledge and celebrate Black History Month with you! As we look back on the generations of African-Americans who faced adversity for  civil, cultural, political and human rights, we take pride in commemorating their achievements in paving a “yellow brick road” for future generations. We cannot take … Continued