Category: Announcement

City Council Passes CM Rosenthal’s Legislation Mandating Creation of New York City’s First Ever “Street Harassment Advisory Board”

For Immediate ReleaseThursday, December 16, 2021Contact: Sarah Crean // [email protected] // 646-763-0143  Legislation Brings Together City Government & Community Organizations to Study Street Harassment & How to Address It, Prioritizing Non-Criminalization Responses NEW YORK — The City Council unanimously passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal’s legislation yesterday mandating the creation of New York City’s first ever “Street Harassment Advisory … Continued

Stand Up Bushwick! Join Us For A Day Of In-Person and Virtual Trainings!

Alone we can’t shift the culture — but together — our actions matter. We are offering free bystander intervention training for the Bushwick community with the support of Hollaback!, L’Oreal Paris, the NYC Commission on Gender Equity and the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence. Join us. Be part of the change to Stand Up against street harassment. … Continued

Press Release

CRAIG NEWMARK PHILANTHROPIES ANNOUNCES GRANT TO HOLLABACK TO COMBAT ONLINE HARASSMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec 6, 2021 CONTACT: : UniQue Webster, [email protected] New York, NY. Today, Hollaback! has received a $300.000 grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to support Heartmob, a platform aimed at combating online harassment. Thanks to this funding, Hollaback! will be able to … Continued

Bill To Establish First-Ever Committee On Street Harassment In NYC

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 29th, 2021 CONTACT: UniQue Webster, Director, External Affairs, [email protected] (NEW YORK CITY, NY) – Committee on General Welfare Jointly with the Committee on Women and Gender Equity held a hearing on Monday, November 29th, 2021 at 10:30 a.m regarding Intro 2424: a new bill that, if passed, will establish a committee to identify solutions to … Continued

Join Us during 16 Days of Activism

Looking for ways to participate in the 16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign? This initiative gives us an opportunity to speak up and join the movement to fight against gender-based harassment. Beginning November 25 (International End Violence against Women Day) and running through December 10 (International Human Rights Day), this campaign aims at raising … Continued

District’s Office of Human Rights Joins L’Oréal Paris and Hollaback!’s “Stand Up Against Street Harassment” Initiative

Providing free training across the District to teach safe intervention when experiencing or witnessing harassment in public spaces (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR) announced its partnership with L’Oréal Paris and non-profit organization, Hollaback! to provide free training on street harassment prevention and bystander intervention for up to … Continued

HeartMob gears up for a major renovation!

To better support victims of online harassment, we’ve partnered with the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) to form focus groups of women and gender-expansive journalists to help further develop HeartMob thanks to a generous gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.  Over the next year we’ll roll out a series of updates to HeartMob designed to improve … Continued