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Competition for Local Changemakers, Hollaback!

Green Mountain Coffee and Ashoka’s Changemakers are hosting a competition to find and help fund the most innovative ideas that improve communities in the Northeast (Maine, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, or Massachusetts). The best innovations will be awarded prizes totaling USD $50,000, and nominators are also eligible for prizes. Hollaback has … Continued

Hollaback’s Emily May on Volcalo Radio!

I had the pleasure of being on Volcalo Radio with host Molly yesterday! I talked about my very first Hollaback, why street harassment affects some women more than others, and Hollaback’s expansion. Check out the interview here.

It’s my Birthday — Celebrate by voting for Hollaback!

Today is Hollaback co-founder Emily May’s birthday (that’s me!). Help me celebrate by clicking this button and voting for Hollaback. The polls close at the end of the day tomorrow. Each vote is a wish for safer streets: Harassment and assault are on a spectrum of violence against women. Like other forms of violence against … Continued

Holly Kearl Holla’s Back on HuffPo!

Check out the incredible op-ed by HOLLAheroine Holly Kearl: here. Holly starts it off: Do you remember when it was legal for a man to make sexually explicit or sexist remarks to a woman at work? I don’t. While sexual harassment in the workplace still happens, it became illegal under Title VII of the Civil … Continued

Hollaback Volunteers Needed to Push our Project Forward

As you know, we are planning to develop a Hollaback! iPhone app and redevelop our website by this summer. To make this happen, Hollaback! is looking for talented volunteers to help move our project forward: Special Events/Party Planning. We are seeking to plan a fundraiser for late April and a launch party for June. We … Continued

Help CUNY get a sexual assault policy!

From our friends at NOW Young Feminist Task Force: Did you know that City University of NY (CUNY) does not have a university-wide sexual assault policy for it’s half-a-million students? YOU CAN HELP CHANGE THAT BY COMING TO THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC FORUM OR CONTACTING US ABOUT HOW ELSE TO HELP. CUNY Central is ready to … Continued

Californians: Make Your Workplace Harassment-Proof

ADVERTISEMENT Harassment doesn’t just magically go away; it takes work. If you want to make your workplace harassment-proof, check out our corporate sponsors at CalBizCentral. From CalBizCentral:When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, you have to know what is required of your company and your human resources department. Harassment is not a topic … Continued

This man comes into the store where I work for guitar lessons every Tuesday. He waits until I’m alone to come and ask if I’ve been ‘behaving myself.’ Stay away!

Hollaback! Beta Testing: Be the First!

Be one of the first to hollaback using our new Iphone app! With the push of a button, you can hollaback at your street harassers and Hollaback! will map it using your phone’s GPS. An automatic email will be sent to your account so you can tell us your story when you are safely back … Continued