“It's an honor for me to be there and hear this person break open their heart.” All-Options National Programs Director Paulina Guerrero’s extensive experiences in abortion counseling, social work, harm reduction, and research have shaped her time leading the All-Options Talkline. Since 2018, … [Read more...] about Emotional support is the crux of our movement
“I am a deliberate and vulnerable organizer.” This is the mantra of Jess Louise (they/them/she), All-Options’ Indiana Organizing Manager. Having brought a wealth of community organizing and development experience to All-Options’ first organizing role, Jess joined the team in the summer of 2022, … [Read more...] about One Year of Organizing After Roe
On our All-Options Talkline, we provide open-hearted support to people through their reproductive journeys while disrupting the stigma that comes with many of these decisions. For many of our volunteers, navigating their own complex parenting and pregnancy journeys means they … [Read more...] about Parenting As A Talkline Advocate
Calls to our national All-Options Talkline are answered by a team of amazing volunteers who are passionate about supporting people through all their pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption experiences. In this column, we're talking to Fabiola, who has been a Talkline Advocate since Spring 2019. … [Read more...] about Advocate Spotlight: Fabiola C.
All of our Talkline advocates complete and pass a rigorous 40-hour training in order to be peer-counselors on the Talkline, but the learning doesn't stop there! Continued conversations and support are vital and important for our advocates, as they provide open-hearted space and judgment-free support … [Read more...] about Words Of Wisdom From Our Talkline Mentors
Today, we celebrate 15 years of the All-Options Talkline, answering the calls of people across the U.S. and Canada as they navigate some of the most complex decisions, feelings, and experiences of their lives. As you may already know, the All-Options Talkline offers unbiased, judgement-free … [Read more...] about Our Talkline is 15 Years Strong
Happy August, friends! We're excited to introduce you to Kristy, a Bloomington resident, retired physician, and a longtime All-Options supporter! Kristy is full of incredible life stories - read on to learn more about her path to becoming an OB-GYN when there were few women in the field and why she … [Read more...] about Donor Spotlight: Kristy Newton
June 27th was an exciting day in Bloomington, Indiana - we had our first annual All-Options Volunteer & Client BBQ, followed by a drag-comedy-burlesque extravaganza hosted by our friends at The Back Door benefitting our Hoosier Abortion Fund! All-Options summer intern Charlotte* wrote this great … [Read more...] about Recap: The All-Options Summer Double Header!
The All-Options Talkline has some of the best volunteers around, so we think it's important to uplift these incredible folks and highlight what motivates them to lend their time and service to our callers! Mariquisha has been a Talkline Advocate for more than two years, and we were eager to hear … [Read more...] about Advocate Spotlight: Mariquisha M.
In January, All-Options unveiled four strategic new initiatives aimed at building a world where compassion and reproductive justice are the norm. 2019 has seen the launch of our All-Options Activist Squad, the release of our All-Options Toolkit, and two new virtual opportunities that are training … [Read more...] about We’ve Gone Virtual: Recapping our 2 new online trainings