Category: The Movement

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Boston!

On the ninth day of our 31 days of HOLLA, we’re highlighting the work of team Hollaback! Boston! Hollaback! Boston astounded us this year, releasing Boston’s first survey of street harassment (also titled State of the Streets), hosting their first volunteer training, growing their core team from two to six, and getting street harassment on the … Continued

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! London!

It’s the eighth day of our 31 days of HOLLA.  Who’s our HollaHERO for December 8th? Team Hollaback! London! This year alone, Hollaback! London has sat on an advisory committee for a pioneering project with their joined forces and public transit system to make public transport safe for women and LGBTQ Londoners.  They are also … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Welcome New Sites!

Hello Hollabackers!   This week Hollaback! was featured by CBS Pittsburgh, The Korean Foreigner, Ottawa Citizen and 90.5 WESA (twice in one week); Hollaback! launched 14 new sites! Congratulations to the new members of the HB family, be sure to check them out: Austin, TX, USA, Bengaluru, India, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Guyana, … Continued

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Ottawa

On the seventh day of our 31 days of HOLLA, we’re heading up north and sending a big thank you to Hollaback! Ottawa. This year, Hollaback Ottawa started a city-wide conversation about street harassment, pushed public transit to address harassment & successfully pulled off the first research report on levels of harassment in the city. … Continued

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Czech!

It’s the sixth day of our 31 days of HOLLA!  Join us in giving a big thank you to team Hollaback! Czech! In addition to being active during Prague Pride for the third year in a row, Ozvi se! / HollaBack! Czech is especially proud of being instrumental in bringing One Billion Rising to the Czech … Continued

31 Days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Poland!

On the fifth day of our 31 days of HOLLA, the spotlight is on Hollaback! Poland. This year, Hollaback! Poland organized a protest against an Internet portal that promoted street harassment and videos of women taken without consent. Team Hollaback! Poland TOOK ACTION!  They wrote an open letter to the editors and managers of the … Continued

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Fredericksburg

On the fourth day of our 31 days of HOLLA campaign, we’re highlighting the amazing work of team Hollaback! Fredericksburg. This year alone, Hollaback! Fredericksburg has co-hosted two film screenings of “Half the Sky” with a local teen group (GIRL: Girls in Real Life), featuring a panel of badass individuals who work in local rape … Continued

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Chennai

On the third day of our 31 days of HOLLA, join us in sending a big thank you to the team of Hollaback! Chennai! Hollaback! Chennai has had an amazing year.  Their highlight for 2013 was the ‘Hollaback! Fridays‘ event series at Distil, a local nightspot, which featured local women-fronted bands over five weeks. The … Continued

31 days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Baltimore

On the second day of our 31 days of HOLLA, the spotlight is on Hollaback! Baltimore! This year, Hollaback! Baltimore launched their “Safer Spaces” campaign. Partnering directly with music venues, cafes, bars, and more, they worked together to provide training and street-harassment free environments in their city. Find out more about HB Baltimore’s Safer Spaces … Continued

31 days of HOLLA

This December, Hollaback! is honoring our site leaders with the 31 days of HOLLA. Each day of the month, we’ll highlight the work of one of our amazing sites around the world. Who’s our HOLLAhero for December 1st? Hollaback! Dublin! In Hollaback! Dublin’s first year they’ve blown us away: marching in Dublin Pride, traveling to NYC … Continued