Category: A Week in Our Shoes

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

A Week In Our Shoes: Spring’s heating up!

Hello everybody– We are finally feeling the heat here at the Hollaback! HQ in New York City, and things seem to be shaking up for what will be an exciting summer full of actions and activities! Debjani took off for a New Media Ventures conference in San Francisco, representing our new platform to address online harassment … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes: May Goodbyes

Whatsup HollaHeroes? We have had a quiet and surprisingly chilly May so far at the Hollaback! HQ in New York City, but we’re getting excited for some amazing things to come in the summer! This week we said goodbye to our lovely, inspiring, and crazy brilliant interns. Rachel did stellar work assisting with the launch of HeartMob, Noelia … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Hello Spring Edition!

Hey Hollas! It’s been another great week here at the office. Our staff has been busy with events and interviews all week. Jae and Debjani participated in the New York Women’s Foundation annual Celebrating Women’s Breakfast. Emily attended the Love Bravery launch party. Debjani was interviewed by CBS New York to comment on the new policy put in place … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Online and on the streets edition

Hey Hollas! It was a busy week here at the office. Debjani attended The Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and CJ and Desiree visited the Facebook New York offices for their Global Causes Day. On Friday, the whole staff went to lunch to celebrate our spring interns who will be leaving us in the … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes: Rally and Statement Edition!

Hey Hollas! We want to first thank everyone who came out to support our 4th Annual International Anti-Street Harassment Rally last Saturday. We’ve uploaded some great photos from the event onto our Facebook page and more will be on their way soon. Check them out! Hollaback! sites from around Canada came together to write a … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: International Anti-Street Harassment Week

Hey Hollas! This week we’re dedicating Week In Our Shoes to International Anti- Street Harassment Week! Here at Hollaback! HQ we have been busy planning and prepping for our International Anti-Street Harassment Rally. We’ve been coordinating speakers, creating posters and working with our cosponsors to get the word out. If you’re looking to fight street harassment … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Tech and Taxis

Hey Hollas! Things here at the Hollaback! HQ office are super busy as we prep for our fourth annual Anti Street Harassment Rally on April 16th. Emily spent some time in Tennessee this week, speaking at Tennessee Technological University. She spoke to the students about gender based violence and street harassment. Debjani was interviewed by … Continued