Category: Press Release

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

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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

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

Hollaback! and 10 National Partners Join Forces to Collect Data on Hate Incidents and Provide Services to Impacted Communities Across the U.S.

March 13, 2017 – Today, Hollaback! announced its participation in Communities Against Hate, an initiative of 11 prominent national organizations working together to address the disturbing spike in hate incidents across the United States, led by The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. As part of this initiative, the organizations are launching a database to bring visibility to hate incidents, and helping victims and organizations obtain access to legal resources and social services through a resource hotline: 1-844-9-NO-HATE or 1-844-966-4283.