Category: The Movement

Be a HOLLAintern!

We are seeking two interns this summer (mid-May through August) to work 15-20 hours per week. This internship does not pay, but it is an incredible opportunity to spend your summer making earth-shaking change with an up and coming organization. Responsibilities will be split amongst the two interns depending on their interests and skills, but … Continued

Introducing Hollaback 2.0!

Leveraging Mobile Technology to End Sexual Harassment Hollaback! is a movement dedicated to ending street harassment and assault using mobile technology. Street harassment is one of the most pervasive forms of violence against women, and one of the least legislated against. Comments from “You’d look good on me” to groping, flashing or assault, are a … Continued

Why I Hollaback: Melissa’s Story

This is the fifth video in the “Why I Hollaback” series. “Why I Hollaback” tells the story of how and why folks decide to take the leap, speak up, and start Holla’ing back. We will release a new story every Monday and accept submissions from all over the world. So tell us your story — … Continued

"Harassment on the Train May be on the Rise"

Sexual Harassment on Public Transportation from Dana Rapoport on Vimeo. Watch the video, and read the article here. Hollaback is working with RightRides and New Yorkers for Safe Transit to make the subways safer. Here’s why: “Over the past year or so, we’ve seen a rise in transit-related stories and the stories have become increasingly … Continued

How you can be a HOLLAhero!

1. Be an Angel. Donate. We are seeking angel donors who are willing to make meaningful gifts. This donation will go directly to startup costs, which include the website, backend database, iPhone app, marketing materials, public relations, and strategic planning and development. As a significant leader in the Hollaback! movement, you will receive monthly donors-circle-only … Continued

Californians: Make Your Workplace Harassment-Proof

ADVERTISEMENT Harassment doesn’t just magically go away; it takes work. If you want to make your workplace harassment-proof, check out our corporate sponsors at CalBizCentral. From CalBizCentral: When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, you have to know what is required of your company and your human resources department. Harassment is not a … Continued

Why I Hollaback: Salam’s Story

This is the fourth video in the “Why I Hollaback” series. “Why I Hollaback” tells the story of how and why folks decide to take the leap, speak up, and start Holla’ing back. We will release a new story every Monday and accept submissions from all over the world. So tell us your story — … Continued

Obama Includes Verbal Harassment in his Sexual Assault Month Speech!

I couldn’t have said it better myself. In his Presidential Proclamation for Sexual Assault Awareness month Obama says: “Every day, women, men, and children across America suffer the pain and trauma of sexual assault. From verbal harassment and intimidation to molestation and rape, this crime occurs far too frequently, goes unreported far too often, and … Continued

Help the Research Happen!

As you all know, street harassment is a seriously under-researched issue. As activists, this makes it hard to bring attention to this incredibly important issue. Help push the agenda forward by taking these two surveys: This one is investigating how women present themselves and whether that influences perceptions of street harassment. This one is looking … Continued