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Week In Our Shoes: International Anti-Street Harassment Week Edition!

Hello Hollabackers! It’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week and HOLLAs have been busy. CHECK OUT ALL THIS AWESOMENESS THAT HAS BEEN GOING ON THIS WEEK. This week, Hollaback! was featured in Athens News (twice!), Philly Mag, The Daily Beast, Frequency, Youth + Tech + Health, The New York Times’ City Room, The TJ Show, Metro News, The Post, Witness Blog, … Continued

Tweet-up today on race and street harassment: #harassmentis

We’re so excited for our tweetup today! It starts at 1pm EST, please use the #harassmentis hashtag. Our ALL-STAR list of panelists include: Soraya Chemaly @schemaly Patricia Valoy @Besito86 Jamia A. Wilson @jamiaw Jennifer L. Pozner @jennpozner Hollaback Boston @hollabackboston Tatyana Fazlalizadeh (Stop Telling Women to Smile) @fazlalizadeh Joneka Percentie (SPARK) @jpercentie. Courtney Young @cocacy … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: HOLLA Is Where The Heart Is Edition

Hello Hollabackers!  This week, our Executive Director, Emily May, was named an Ashoka Fellow!! Such a great honor. Check out this awesome video introducing her as an Ashoka Fellow, talking about Hollaback! and our work to end street harassment. Congrats Emily!! Also, Hollaback! launched the FIRST EVER Educator’s Guide to Street Harassment. The guide is geared toward teachers, … Continued

Press Release: Burt’s Bees product tells women, “Let the Catcalling Commence.”

Former customer Colleen Kiphart joins Hollaback! to demand the company issue a real apology and immediately stop production of products that legitimize street harassment Colleen Kiphart stewed over the packaging for months before she decided to speak up. Now, Kiphart and Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to ending street harassment, are working together demand that Burt’s … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Happy HOLLAween Edition!

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by Policy Mic, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Sun, CNN (iReport), The Root, The Daily Free Press, The Athens News and ;Hollaback!’s ED, Emily May, won an award for being one of the “50 Fearless Minds Changing the World.” The date for International Anti-Street Harassment Week has been set for March … Continued