Category: A Week in Our Shoes

Week in Our Shoes: In the Media and More!

Hey Hollas! It’s been an exciting week here at HQ! We’ve had a great week discussing the work we do in various forms of media, from radio shows to podcasts to news articles! Hollaback! And HeartMob were featured in The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. Debjani and Joel Stein were a part of the discussion … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Events All Around the World!

Hey Hollas! What a productive week it’s been at HQ! As always, there’s been a lot going on in and out of the office. Here’s what we’ve been up to: This week our Executive Director, Emily May, attended an event called My Passion; My Philanthropy: Youth & Giving hosted by Women’s eNews. The focus of … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Multiple Meetings and a Few Features

Hey Hollas! We’ve had another busy week here at HQ–the weather has been cooling down a bit in NYC but we’re getting fired up by planning and preparing for a very busy fall of advancing the movement to end street and online harassment! This past weekend we had a very successful board and staff strategic … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Events and Features from Around the World!

Hi Hollas! Here at the HQ, we’ve been stewing in the heatwave–but that doesn’t stop us from forging ahead in building this movement to end street and online harassment! Despite the sweltering weather we’re very excited to be planning and prepping for the Fall. Meet our new Communications Intern Lucy, a recent grad from UC Berkeley!  … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Nine New Sites Edition!

Happy weekend Hollas,   This week at the Headquarters, we are celebrating the leadership of nine new Hollaback! sites! These teams have gone through intensive training and community outreach and we can’t wait to see what they’ll do next. Join us in welcoming leading thinkers and movement makers in Costa Rica, Detroit, USA, Jakarta, Indonesia, Lawrence, KS, USA, Madrid, Spain, Oslo, … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Summer movement edition!

Happy weekend Hollas,   This week at the Headquarters, we’ve been running to and from conferences, trainings, and more! Emily’s representing Hollaback! at Netroots Nation – you can follow the conversation (and add your voice) here. Debjani’s pushing the movement forward at the Juno Women’s Leadership Residency in Omega, a residency for “women making a difference in … Continued

Hollaback! wraps up the week with a BANG

As the Hollaback! HQ office closes for the 4th of July weekend, so does a packed week of strategic planning for the future of Hollaback! We’re so excited to share the ideas we’ve brainstormed, focusing on how to expand Hollaback!’s support system and spreading the message of public space safety far and wide.   Meanwhile, … Continued

Week in our Shoes: Welcoming Summer Interns!

Hello Hollas! As the humidity rises outside, our office is starting to fill up! Debjani just got back from the New Media Ventures conference in San Francisco where she promoted HeartMob, our new platform created to address online harassment and build a virtual community of support. This week we also welcomed our new communications intern … Continued