Category: The Movement

Breaking News! Councilmember Lappin Stands Up for Lady Straphangers!

We just got word that Councilmember Jessica Lappin, introduced a bill that would require the NYPD to collect data on complaints of sexual harassment on the subway system (inappropriate touching, public masturbation, etc.) This makes Councilmember Lappin one of our HOLLAheroines! UPDATE! Check out the rest of the story in Our Town East Side, with … Continued

HollabackNYC cited as a case study in a new report!

HollabackNYC and our friends and collaborators at RightRides and New Yorkers for Safe Transit are cited in this new report: How to Ease Women´s Fear of Transportation Environments: Case Studies and Best Practices Hollaback is on pages 38-40. Holla!

Thanks for making us #1!

Your votes got us back to the number one position, but the Knight News Foundation competition rages on until December 15th. If you haven’t voted yet, don’t wait!

Vote for Hollaback 2.0!

We are currently rated #2 out of 243 applications. A #1 ranking will help us secure the funds to make this initiative happen. HOLLABACK against street harassment! Vote now, here.

Vote to Help Bring RightRides to DC!

Reposted from Hollaback DC: How much would you love to see safe, free rides for women and LGBTQ individuals on weekends through a partnership with Holla Back DC! and Zipcar? Wouldn’t that be cool? Well, we want to bring a RightRides chapter to the DC metro area. To make this a reality, Holla Back DC! … Continued

Be in a Street Harassment Documentary!

Maureen K. Doll is making a short film on street harassment and she needs your help. Are you a woman who has been street harassed in New York City? Today? Yesterday? Five years ago? Whatever your experience, she wants to hear about it. Tell your friends. Tell your neighbor. Tell your mother. And contact her … Continued

Hollaback is about to go 2.0!

We’ve been working hard for the past few months with our friends at RightRides on a new generation of Hollaback. We want to create an online map where women can “Hollaback!” directly from their cell phones. Quick, 140 character stories can be submitted through three easy portals: a) text it, b) tweet it, and c) … Continued