Tag: force

Youth Hollaback!

  Thanks to a generous grant from The Pollination Project in 2013, we had the opportunity create a program for middle school kids to address street harassment in an age appropriate way. After months and months of planning, we finally had our first real workshop! Here are some photos of our volunteer Rebecca with the … Continued

Free of Suggestion – guest post

by Madeleine Buck, who recently created and donated a quilt square to FORCE’s Monument Quilt project.   Every city dweller periodically finds themselves wondering whether they’ll be able to go out in public without having to deal with a stranger’s commentary, and the common solution is to barely acknowledge or ignore any unsolicited appraisals of … Continued

FORCE: Turning Stories Into Action

Here at Hollaback! we know the importance of sharing stories. It’s how we vent, it’s how we raise awareness; it’s how we change the world. So when our friends at FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture asked if we would share their message below, we jumped at the chance. We know that street harassment is a gateway … Continued

Interview: The Artists Behind FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture

By Shawna Potter Rebecca Nagle and Hannah Brancato are organizers, artists, activists and educators working in Baltimore, MD. Hannah Brancato began working to end violence against women when she created an art advocacy program based in a domestic violence shelter. She received her MFA in Community Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), … Continued