Category: A Week in Our Shoes


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


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


  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

A Week In Our Shoes: Keep the global network growing!

Howdy Hollas! As we warm up into August, we have another double-feature edition of WIOS today! These past two weeks have been anything but dull, with amazing projects and collaborations taking place all over the world.  AT HOLLABACK HQ Agunda held another digital bystander intervention training! As a thank you to the 2,500+ people we’ve trained, … Continued


Hey Hollas! We’re coming at you with two-week, jam-packed edition of WIOS today! The Hollaback! community has had some great accomplishments and we can’t wait to keep the momentum going… AT HOLLABACK HQ  Our research was cited in a Bustle article about using martial arts to feel powerful on the streets and a Shape article … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: The Resistance Continues

Hey Holla-verse! Hope the summer is treating you well and you’re taking time for yourself! In the meantime, we’re excited to share all that we’ve been up to here in NYC and all over the world! AT HOLLABACK HQ Yesterday, we hosted an in-person bystander intervention training co-sponsored by WAM-NYC at Brooklyn Public Library. We … Continued

A Week in our Shoes: Let’s get trained up!

Howdy hollas! July is gearing up to be an awesome month for us at Hollaback! With digital trainings, webinars and in-person community events, there are more opportunities than ever to learn how to stand up for yourself and your community both online and on the streets. Read on to see what we’ve been up to … Continued