Author: detroit

#METOO

There is something very powerful happening right now on social media. After revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual assault and harassment, survivors are sharing their personal experiences with the hashtag#MeToo. This spontaneous movement is trending across the United States and around the world. In a span of 24 hours, #MeToo has been tweeted nearly half a … Continued

New Curriculum!!!

Now that school is back in session, check out our curriculum “Boys Will Be…” that takes a look at identity, cultural perceptions, and allyship. It’s an ever-evolving document so give it a try and give us some feedback!

Bystander Intervention

Hollaback! Detroit is now offering in-person Bystander Intervention Trainings for local groups and organizations. Trainings can be tailored for groups of 10-40 people and to last 1, 1.5, or 2 hours. We will cover what our organization is, what harassment is, and how to execute the 4 Ds of bystander intervention: direct, distract, delegate, and … Continued

Active Bystanders: The Four Ds

Looking for ways to safely intervene when you witness harassment? Try one of the Four Ds:   DIRECT INTERVENTION: If it is safe to do so, confront the harasser and let them know that what they are doing is wrong. DISTRACT: Go up to the person being targeted and ask for the time or for … Continued

Open Meeting on Dec 10

Come on out to the Community Room at Whole Foods Detroit on Saturday, December 10, from 11 am – 1 pm! Hollaback! Detroit will be hosting an open meeting to update you on what we’ve been up to and how you can help. We’ll also have tips for bystander intervention, space to share your stories, and snacks.   … Continued