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HOLLAWho? Meet NYU.

Meet Sarah Khan, NYU  hollabacker and advocate fighting street harassment around New York City. Interview conducted by Krista Bedosky 1. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? Women deal with street harassment daily here in NYC, yet we don’t openly acknowledge or discuss it. Hollaback is a chance to … Continued

Hollaback! Baltimore Interviews

Interview conducted by Rita Pasarell  Here’s what Shawna and Melanie of Hollaback! Baltimore had to say about their city, being queen for a day, and how they HOLLA: When did you start your HOLLA? Shawna: February of 2011… Melanie: … and I joined in May 2012. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does … Continued

Hollaback! Boston Interviews

Interview conducted by Chloe Safier Boston Team In the photo from left to right: Britni Clark, Kate Ziegler, Angela Della Porta, Devon Audie, Jane Carper. When did you start your holla? Devon: After a summer and fall full of planning and Hollaback! webinars, Hollaback! Boston launched in December, 2011. Why did you start a HOLLA … Continued

HOLLAWho? Meet Alberta.

This interview with Alberta’s site leader Lauren Alston was conducted by Lauren Bedosky. 1.) When did you start your HOLLA? I started working on the Alberta chapter of Hollaback in September of 2010, but Hollaback Alberta officially launched April 1st, 2011. 2.) Why did you start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: VICE EDITION

Hello Hollabackers!– Welcome to our weekly update! Let’s get started. The mothership got some nice press this week — we were mentioned in this MS Magazine’s article, How Some Men Harass Women Online and What Other Men Can Do to Stop It, profiled in The Story Exchange, and interviewed for Vice Magazine! When Vice starts to care … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: NEW ADDITIONS EDITION

Dear Hollabackers— Welcome to our weekly update! First of all, we are so excited to welcome our brand new interns: Jae, our International Movement Building/Legislative Intern, Julia, our Communications Intern, and Lindsay, our Development and Research Intern! We are excited to have you three on our Hollaback! team. Hollaback! has no doubt started this year … Continued

A week in our shoes: MAKERS EDITION!

Dear Hollabackers, 2013 is off to a roaring start! First off, a big THANK YOU to the MAKERS project for creating six awesome videos about our work. My favorites are “Pissing People Off” and “Progress.” Second, congrats to our partners at GirlTank for releasing their first video of girl-innovators, featuring me alongside SO MANY OTHER AMAZING … Continued

A week in our shoes: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Dear Hollabackers — HAPPY NEW YEAR! First and foremost, we want to big a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who donated in our December campaign. We raised $10,000 to help us achieve our big goals in 2013, including: Guide and Training for Organizations and Schools to address street harassment.  Information on how to address street … Continued