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Volunteer with us as a Blog Correspondent!

correspondents, SSH programs | on August, 03, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Do you feel passionately about ending street harassment and do you like to write? We need YOU! Stop Street Harassment is one of the top street harassment websites in the world and we’re recruiting new members for our first Blog Correspondents Program cohort of 2015. This is an unpaid, volunteer opportunity. Build your resume and add […]

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Early Aug 2015 News Roundup

News stories, street harassment | on August, 02, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Here are a few news stories and initiatives from the week. Women runners, here’s a survey on street harassment! “Brooklyn High-Schoolers Sexually Harassed While Painting Mural About Sexual Harassment” “Along the bottom of the mural is the phrase, “Street harassment is about power and control.” Although some men passing by on Myrtle just yell and […]

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Austin Woman Takes on Street Harassment

News stories, street harassment | on July, 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Learn how runner Anna Aldridge in Austin, Texas, got a mechanic shop to start addressing street harassment! Now she wants to work to address the issue city-wide. You can sign her petition: http://tinyurl.com/p9bt58a Also you can learn more about the problem overall via this Christian Science Monitor article from today. Hopefully the city council and […]

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USA: “All it takes is one voice in a crowd of many”

correspondents, street harassment | on July, 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Liz Merino, Massachusetts, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent According to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s 2014 Ridership and Service Statistics, more than one million riders use its urban services every week. This includes the Red and Orange Line, as well as the system’s many buses and trackless trolleys. I am only one of those riders, and […]

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Queer Review Launch Party

Events, LGBTQ, street harassment | on July, 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

“When Kevin Hawkins was 16 and living in an area of Maryland still struggling to accept queer people, his mother disowned him. Down in South Carolina, Kesha Garner, who now lives in Washington, D.C., remembers growing up without adequate resources for LGBTQ+ people. “Every time I drive the nine hours home, I worry about stopping […]

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New Report: Safe Routes to School

Resources, street harassment | on July, 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I am so thrilled to learn that the Safe Routes to School National Partnership included street harassment in its new report! This is so important because a lot of kids and teenagers face street harassment as they travel to/from school and school activities. We need to acknowledge and address that.   Share on Facebook

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Chicago Teens Tackle Street Harassment

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on July, 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

This is awesome!! (Via Alternatives in Action “This summer, Girl World [in Chicago] will employ 15 young women ages 14-18 in a six week long project addressing street harassment and gender-specific violence. Girl World will act as a hub of resources and action for the current “Courage Campaign”, a campaign that works to address and […]

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