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Northwest Washington
May 28, 2019

HOLLA ON THE GO: Too much…

On my usual route to work, I walked past a man standing in a crosswalk. He appeared to be speaking to me and for a moment I ignored him, assuming he was saying something inappropriate. After a second, my empathy gene switched on and I looked at him, wondering if he actually needed help. Nope. He proceeded to ramble on about my looks and god knows what else. I quietly…
November 6, 2017

“On my way to work at…

While on my way to work at the local school, I moved some traffic cones so the milk truck could pull in for the schools delivery. While doing this, a car drove by and a person yelled out he wanted to put his dick inside me.
October 1, 2017

“He pulled down his zipper as…

In broad daylight at 9:40AM on a Tuesday morning I was approached by a white man in his 50s. He pulled down his zipper as he walked towards me, pulled out his penis and attempted to approach me. He didn't say anything and, confused, I ran in the opposite direction. I turned to look back at him once I was a block away and he was stood in the middle…

News

MeToo: Past, Present and Future

1 in 3 women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, regardless of age, background or country. On Wednesday, December 5, join us at The Windup Space at 7:30 p.m. for a discussion about the past, present and future on ending misogyny and sexual violence in Baltimore. Panelists will share their stories, discuss … Continued

Calling You In

CALLING YOU IN: Hollaback! Baltimore is putting a call out for anyone and everyone who would be interested in taking on a leadership role at our chapter. YOU have the power to shape the conversation around street harassment in Baltimore by putting on events, participating in solidarity actions with other non-profits and social justice campaigns, … Continued

Baltimore City Sexual Assault Response Team Evaluation

Here’s a message from Amy at Loyola University: I have been working on the Baltimore City Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Evaluation, in which we are asking sexual assault survivors to tell us their opinions about services in response to their case (e.g., patrol officers, detectives, forensic nurses, victim advocates, State Attorney’s Office staff). Our … Continued