Category: The Movement

Thanks to you, we made it!

Thanks to the 3,780 of you who reviewed project, we were just notified that our newest project, Hollaback!, will be moving to the next round of the Knight News Foundation Challenge! Hollaback! was the third most viewed project out of 755 applications. A sincere thank you from our entire team. We couldn’t have done it … Continued

Male Allies Survey Results are In!

Thanks to all of our male allies who took the survey. The results are here. 95% of men thought that having a woman in their life tell them about street harassment was an effective form of education. 87% thought that messaging that indicated that women “they care about experience street harassment” was effective. 82% of … Continued

Co-Founder Sam Carter Holla’s in the Washington Square News

Co-Founder Sam Carter recently published a Letter to the Editor in the Washington Square News. “While Jenny Tai’s reporting was a welcome contribution to the evolving debate on subway and street harassment in this city, unfortunately she did not dig deep enough to uproot some data and details that reveal just how widespread and pervasive … Continued

Male Allies!

Here is a short, informal, anonymous survey from Holly Kearl where men can share their thoughts specifically on how best to reach men on this issue and engage them in ending it. Male allies, please take a few minutes and share your thoughts on this topic: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7SS33XL Holly will be incorporating these comments into her … Continued

Be Part of a Focus Group on Subway Safety!

Do you feel safe riding NYC’s public transit system? Give yourself and others a voice, by sharing your mass transit experiences. In mid-January, New Yorkers for Safe Transit (NYFST) will be hosting two focus groups for survivors of gender and discrimination-based violence and harassment on New York City’s public transportation system. We’re seeking focus group … Continued

The METRO talks about the newest version of Hollaback!

Amy Zimmer, a member of our HOLLAfame, wrote an article yesterday in the Metro about our new IPhone app! Here’s the story: “NEW YORK. HollabackNYC, the Web site that encourages people to upload pictures of their harassers, is developing an iPhone app. They hope to use GPS mapping, to tag people’s pictures and reports, to … Continued