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Press Release: HOLLABACK! LAUNCHES NEW APP FOR REAL-TIME REPORTING OF STREET HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE TO CITY OFFICIALS

App Will Provide New Yorkers the Opportunity to Immediately Report Harassment and City to Identify Possible Trouble Spots That Welcome Crime, Such as Dark Streets and Areas in Need of Repair (August 19, 2013) – Emily May, Executive Director of Hollaback! was joined by Speaker Christine Quinn, her wife Kim Catullo, and Council Member Diana … Continued

Rally Against Street Harassment a Major Success!

On April 13th, Hollaback! organized a rally for International Anti-Street Harassment Week!   The rally drew more than 300 participants who raised awareness on what street harassment is, who it affects and how to fight it. Within the event, a skit illustrated by a group of children depicted why street harassment is harmful, and a … Continued

Denim Day PSA

College students gather together to raise awareness against sexual assault. Join them on the steps of City Hall April 24 @ 12pm!

Letter From Our Deputy Director: We Need Volunteers March 23rd!

  Dear Tri-State Area Hollabackers!,   WE NEED YOUR HELP! On Saturday, March 23rd, Eileen Fisher will donate 10% of their total sales throughout all 9 of their New York stores to Hollaback! In addition to the financial support, Eileen Fisher is inviting us to set up tables in their stores to educate their customers … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: F is for #fail

On the F train, which was almost empty, I was reading a book in one hand and holding onto the bar with another. Suddenly my purse swung up and hit me in the face. I turned around and asked the guy behind me why he punched my purse. He said I was touching his butt. … Continued

Jackie’s Story: Hello?? Bystanders?!?

I was on the M15 bus heading downtown when two loud, rowdy couples got on and sat behind me. One of the women had a cell phone blaring music. I waited a few minutes to see if she was going to turn it off, then turned around and politely asked if she could please turn … Continued