Category: A Week in Our Shoes

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

A Week in Our Shoes: The Team is back!

Hey Hollas! At the Hollaback! HQ, the staff has returned in full force with Emily, Debjani, and Jae back from their international street harassment retreat in Bellagio, Italy. Here in the office we have been planning for International Anti-Street Harassment Week coming up on April 10th and our 4th annual Rally to be held at … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Panels, Convenings, and More!

Hey Hollas! We had a quiet week at the office while Emily, Debjani, and Jae were in Italy but we still had awesome things going on! Desiree spent the first half of the week in Austin at SXSW! She took part in their Online Harassment Summit and was a panelist on the “Tech and The United Front Against Online … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes: HOLLA 101

Hey Hollas! This week was another great week at the office. We were busy launching our brand new curriculum, HOLLA 101 .This new ant-street harassment curriculum not only features our vlog series, Love and Revolution, but also 19 great lesson plans, role-play activities, videos, stories from our site, discussion ideas and more! We’re so excited for our … Continued

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