Category: A Week in Our Shoes

A Week In Our Shoes: So Will I

Around The World Jakarta Happy Friday Hollas! It’s that time again for our new edition of “ A Week In Our Shoes”! We are excited to share with you that on Sunday,  28th July, Hollaback! Jakarta hosted their very own Chalk Walk to support the legitimacy of the sexual violence removal bill. People came together … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Rewind!

Around The World   Baltimore Shout Out to Shawna Potter for presenting at the “Safer Scenes Workshop for Musical Venues”. To educate others on harassment is one of the core values of Hollaback! so that folks will be able to combat issues of harassment. Thank you, Shawna Potter for being a leader of social change … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Cheers!

Hollaback!HQ “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was not only an extraordinary philanthropist, former South African president, anti- apartheid revolutionary, and political leader, but a fearless man who fought … Continued

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