Category: News

The New Hollaback App is Here!

Have questions? Check out the FAQ below.   What is street harassment? How did the new app come about? How is this app different from the old one? How do I use the app? Can I share my story anonymously? What happens after I share my story? Why should I share my story? What happens … Continued

Street Savvy Workshop with NOLA Women on Bikes!

Join Hollaback! New Orleans and NOLA Women on Bikes for a free informational and bicycle maintenance workshop at Dashing Bicycles & Accessories. We’ll be discussing how you can be involved in ending street harassment right here in New Orleans. We will also be covering basic bicycle maintenance including a brief bicycle anatomy overview with a … Continued

Cornell International Survey on Street Harassment

Hollaback! and Cornell University began a large-scale research survey on street harassment in 2014. The research was released in two parts: Part I reviewed data from the United States and Part II of the survey, a cross-cultural analysis of street harassment from 42 cities around the globe, was released in May 2015. There were over … Continued

International Anti-Street Harassment Week

International Anti-Street Harassment Week is here! We kicked it off with a Chalk Walk down Magazine Street yesterday (April 12). We were nervous about the weather, but the rain let up and we went forward with our plans. The sidewalks were still wet from the rain earlier which, while making the chalk bolder, caused us … Continued

New Orleans Wins Innovation Challenge!

In December, with generous support from Voqal, the central Hollaback! organization embarked on the second round of the Hollaback! Innovation Challenge: a campaign-based challenge for Hollaback! site leaders around the world. To apply, site leaders proposed and outlined future innovative projects in their communities. The winning site was awarded a small grant to implement and document their project … Continued

International Anti-Street Harassment Week!

International Anti-Street Harassment Week is April 12-18, 2015. Hollaback! New Orleans will be paticipating online and off. Join us by sharing your story on out website, or on twitter using #EndSHWeek. Visit http://www.meetusonthestreet.org/tools/ to download images to use as your social media profile picture during this week. To further participate online, a twitter chat will be hosted … Continued

Roundtable Roundup

Our Hollaback! Roundtable took place right before Krewe du Vieux. We took a break for Mardi Gras and now are looking forward to upcoming programing. We’d like to share some of the thoughts and ideas that came up during our roundtable discussion. What is Street Harassment? It’s more than just saying “hello.” It’s trying to … Continued

Hollaback Roundtable

We’d like to invite you all to a roundtable discussion on Saturday, Jan 31st. We all have different experiences with harassment and different ideas on how to combat it. Let’s come together for a conversation and exchange those experiences and ideas! The roundtable is an informal discussion of street harassment experiences, programming ideas, and involvement opportunities. … Continued

Hollaback! New Orleans on WGNO’s News With a Twist

Hollaback! New Orleans was featured on WGNO’s News With a Twist! We’re hosting our launch party TONGIHT! Find out what Hollaback! New Orleans is all about and let us know what you’d like to see happen in the future. Share your stories of harassment. Let us know what harassment is to you. We want to hear from … Continued

Holla-What?! A quick guide to Hollaback! New Orleans

As we gear up for our launch party this week, the team behind Hollaback! New Orleans put together quick guide to the local chapter, who we are and why we’re here. WHO: Hollaback! New Orleans is founded by a diverse group of New Orleanians. Whether we’re natives or transplants, men or women, we love New … Continued