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March Thursday

Don’t Tell Me to Smile: Combatting Street Harassment


Post-Me Too workplace and school environments are increasingly regulated for sexual misconduct, but our streets and public spaces remain ripe as the last frontier for catcalls, ogling, and harassment. Now activists are pushing back and taking the fight to the streets! Join Glamour Magazine’s Culture Director Mattie Kahn as she moderates a discussion with street artist and activist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh and Catcalls of NYC’s founder Sophie Sandberg.


Thursday, March 19, 2020

6:30 pm


  • General Admission $10
  • Member Admission $5


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    Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

    Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is an artist and Oklahoma City native who currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She is the creator of Stop Telling Women to Smile, an international street art series that tackles gender-based street harassment. In 2019, she was the inaugural Public Artist in Residence for the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

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    Sophie Sandberg

    Sophie Sandberg is a gender justice activist, chalk artist and founder of the popular initiative against street harassment, Catcalls of NYC. She leads Chalk Back, an international youth-led movement consisting of 150 “Catcalls of” sites around the world. Her work with Catcalls of NYC and Chalk Back has been featured in the New York Times, BBC, CNN, The Independent, and NBC.