Resources

Local Organizations:

  • SASHA Center – educates and builds awareness around sexual assault and provides resources to self-identified survivors of sexual assault
  • LGBT Detroit – long standing equal rights organization that supports and advocates for Detroit’s LGBT communities
  • Girls Rock Detroit – empowerment of female identifying Detroiters aged 8-16 through creative expression, positive self-esteem, and community awareness
  • Enough SAID (Sexual Assault in Detroit) – independent collaboration between Michigan Women’s Foundation, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office and the Detroit Crime Commission to fundraised money to test the more than 11,000 forgotten rape kits in Detroit

Online:

  • Hollaback! Detroit’s Anti-Harassment Cards – set of 10 printable anti-street harassment cards in PDF format
  • Hollaback! Detroit’s Active Bystander Cards – set of 10 double-sided printable cards outlining the Four Ds of bystander intervention
  • Boys Will Be…– a curriculum for male identifying youth around identity, societal expectations, and allyship
  • Hollaback! – international anti-street harassment non-profit and movement with local sites; also has a phone app and a blog where you can record and share your experiences with street harassment as well as online harassment
  • Stop Street Harassment – international anti-street harassment organization which has research, resources, and a section for male allies
  • Stop Telling Women to Smile – website for the art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh that is comprised of portraits of women captioned with messages against street harassment
  • Cards Against Harassment – printable business cards with messages against street harassment and body shaming that can be passed out to perpetrators
  • Meet Us on the Street – website for International Anti-Street Harassment Week, which occurs each April
  • Where Our Boys At? – Tool kit with resources for teaching young men how to be allies for young women
  • Social Media Hashtags – some hashtags to follow for more information on street harassment include: #YouOKSis, #EndSH, #YesAllWomen, #NotJustHello, #DudesGreetingDudes, #harassmentis

Books:

Films:

  • War Zone (1998) by Maggie Hadleigh-West
  • The Line (2010) by Nancy Schwartzman
  • 678 (2010) by Mohamed Diab