Tag: events

Anti Street Harassment Week 2016 Press Release

April 7th, 2016 For immediate release:   Local Organizations Hollaback and Good Night Out Celebrate International Anti-Street Harassment Week Join sister organizations Hollaback Vancouver and Good Night Out Vancouver as they celebrate 2016’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week by bringing art, awareness and safe party culture to our city. Hollaback Vancouver will be hosting two body … Continued

#webelievesurvivors

On March 24th we hosted a “Chalk Walk” in which the community could leave messages of support for those amongst us  who have experienced sexual or gendered violence.   Here are some of the highlights.

Our own Stacey, wrote a piece for  GUTS Magazine 10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT STREET HARASSMENT     As part of international Anti Street Harassment Week in April, I led a campaign that asked people to record the number of times street harassment interrupted their day over a twenty-four-hour period. Participants would click on a … Continued

What’s Your Number?

April is home to International Anti Street Harassment Week, which runs April 12-19th.  Here in Vancouver we are kicking it up a notch and running multiple events all month long – turning April into our BIGGEST MONTH YET!  We have campaigns, art shows, and an exciting collaboration to announce in the next 2 weeks!   … Continued

International Women’s Day 2015 – Vancouver

This Sunday, March 8, will be International Women’s Day 2015. As a non-affiliated celebration, IWD looks to promote knowledge and awareness of the past and on-going struggle for women’s equality. Without dwelling on negativity, it also seeks to salute the hard-working feminists of the world for their diverse and dynamic labours. This year in Vancouver, … 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

Hollaback! Vancouver is Set to Launch!

Hollaback! Vancouver is getting ready to launch this November. We’re looking for your street harassment stories. Share yours and spread the word. While you’re at it, give us some love on Facebook. Watch for news of our launch party in the new year. The Vancouver team can’t wait to meet you and share our excitement. … Continued