Category: A Week in Our Shoes

A Week In Our Shoes:

Hey Hollas! This week at  the office was filled with community outreach and workshops. Emily was out of the office this week doing some amazing work with Intel. Intel asked Emily to represent our new initiative to combat online harassment, HeartMob, at their Hack Harassment conference in Santa Clara. She was joined by other leaders in the … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes:

Hey Hollas! We had a lot going on this past week here at Hollaback! HQ. Desiree was out of the office last week because she was at the Twitter offices!  She attended a symposium held by Twitter that focused on their new policies on online safety. We’re also excited to announce that we have been asked to join … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Snapchat Famous

Hey Hollas! We had another great week here at Hollaback! HQ. We continued to celebrate our launch of HeartMob with some really awesome press. Our executive director, Emily May, was interviewed by Fusion and the interview was featured on their Snapchat Discover channel. The interview went live on their website yesterday. Hollaback! HQ and multiple Hollaback! sites around the … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes: HeartMob has Launched!

Hey Hollas! We had a busy and exciting week here at Hollaback! HQ. This past Wednesday we launched HeartMob, our online platform to address online harassment with reporting, bystander reporting, and community building. If you’re interested in creating an account, click on the link above. We also welcomed another intern this week! Alexis will be our communications and … Continued

A Mini Week In Our Shoes!

Hey Hollas! We had a short week with a long weekend at Hollaback! HQ, but we were jam-packed in the office preparing for next week’s launch of HeartMob, our new online platform to address online harassment with reporting, bystander reporting, and community building. Follow the link to be the first to know when we launch on … Continued

A Wintry Week in our Shoes!

Hey hollas! More press this week at Hollaback HQ! Our Executive Director Emily was featured in Marie Claire magazine’s genius profile! We also had some young feminists drop by from Soapbox to help out in the office. It’s always inspiring to have more young folk contributing to the movement! In not-so-fun news…over ten years ago, Dan Hoyt was … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Kicking off 2016!

Hey Hollas! The team is back at Hollaback! HQ with our full staff reunited! We had an exciting first week of 2016–our Deputy Director Debjani Roy was interviewed on local NYC television not once but two times! Check out her interviews here, and here. Also, some big news: NY State Bill A4310A, which requires data on sexual assault and … Continued

Week in our Shoes: Actions Galore!

Hey Hollas! We had a quiet week at Hollaback! HQ with a smaller office, but team members Desiree, CJ, and Jae kept things up and running! Desiree attended Change Making in the Digital Age which was made possible by one of our awesome funders, Ashoka and CJ volunteered at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s Attorneys and Advocates Awards. At … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Talks and Discussions Edition

Hey Hollas! This week was shorter, but the movement was more fierce than ever! At Hollaback! HQ we are having a lot of fun preparing for our End of the Year Campaign, and you’ll see what we are talking about very soon! This week we had a great Twitter chat on #SayftyChat discussing street harassment. We … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Get Together Edition

Hello Hollas! At Hollaback HQ this week: We had an lovely lunch together with the youngest Hollaback!er Ari. He was wearing our Hollaback! shirt! Isn’t that adorable? Desiree, our HeartMob Program Coordinator, is not in the photo because she talked about the growing and vital role of helplines in online safety at the Family Online Safety … Continued