On July 25th, 2013, Hollaback! hosted the first ever international speakers series on street harassment, HOLLA::Revolution.
The historic event featured 18 local and global speakers and performers representing organizations such as: Bklyn Boihood, Sassafrass Tech Collective, Women in Media News, Girls for Gender Equity, Cornell University, Feministing, the Man Up Campaign, the Novo foundation, and Hollaback!.
Presenters discussed a wide range of diverse and engaging topics around street harassment, from Technology & Storytelling and The Importance of Online Movement Building to Un/Doing Masculinities and Youth Organizing Around Street Harassment.
The first ever HOLLA::Revolution was sold out with 150 (amazing) supporters in the audience. It was live-streamed with over 570 viewers watching the stream around the world. Audience members described the event as “inspiring”, “diverse”, “intersectional” and “educational”. Here’s a recap of the event, created by Video Editor Corinne Colgan.