Category: changing culture

We See Something and We’re Saying Something

“If it doesn’t feel right, then it’s wrong. Not reporting sexual assault is the real shame. Nobody should touch, gesture, or say anything that makes you uncomfortable or unsafe.” This is the text from a See Something Say Something Campaign, the real-time, easy-to-use, confidential, texting initiative launched in April by the Vancouver transit police. Transit users can report harassment by texting 87-77-77 … Continued

Vancouver Hollaback’s First Chalk Walk

During Car Free Day on Commercial Drive, Vancouver Hollaback hosted its first official event — a chalk walk!   Despite a rare Vancouver thunderstorm and a strange encounter with a bag-pipe playing goat on stilts, we managed to have some encouraging dialogue with interested folks. At least 15 new people know about Hollaback! and that makes … Continued