We love when it's time again to spotlight one of our amazing Talkline advocates because it gives us a chance to introduce you to the incredible people who lend their time, energy, and hearts to Backline. This month, we're featuring Brie Deka, one of our Indiana-based radvocates! Brie has been … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocate Spotlight: Brie D!
Our most recent Rising Radvocate is Natasha, a Portland Talkline advocate who is transitioning off the phones after over a decade of service. Natasha has committed her time and incredible spirit to Backline in varying capacities since 2004 and has seen Backline evolve from a small group of … [Read more...] about Rising Radvocate: Natasha
It's time for another Rising Radvocate spotlight of one of our dedicated volunteers transitioning from Backline onto a new step in her journey. Sasha Brown has been with Backline for over five years and while three of them were spent on our Talkline providing callers with support around pregnancy, … [Read more...] about Rising Radvocate: Sasha Brown
Last month we welcomed a fresh crop of Talkline advocates to Backline and they're already underway providing unbiased, all-options support to our callers in the U.S. and Canada. As we gained these new volunteers, we also said goodbye to veteran advocates whose journeys are taking them off the phones … [Read more...] about Rising Radvocate: Risa Cromer
Our Talkline is the heart of our work at Backline and our radvocates keep it pumping with their commitment to providing comprehensive care to callers who are seeking support on pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption. Over the past several months, we've held two transformative retreats for our … [Read more...] about Radvocate trainings & retreats from Bloomington to PDX!
Some of you may recognize Matt as one of the folks featured in our #AllOptionsPapas Father's Day campaign from earlier this month and now, he's the focus of our Talkline Advocate Spotlight! Matt's a part of our Hoosier team of advocates and has been fiercely dedicated to providing incredible support … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocate Spotlight: Matt S!
This Father’s Day, we’re celebrating the people in our lives and communities who know what it means to be #AllOptionsPapas - those who believe that everyone deserves access to open-hearted support and resources when it comes to parenting or making decisions about pregnancy, abortion, and adoption. … [Read more...] about Check out our #AllOptionsPapas Digital Postcards!
It's time to meet another one of the amazing volunteer Radvocates who hold space and offer unconditional support on our national toll-free Talkline. This month we introduce K.C., who joined Backline in 2013 as part of the inaugural Bloomington Talkline Advocate team! How/when/why did you first get … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocate Spotlight: K.C.!
The following is an excerpt of a wonderful post from Girl in Solstice, blog of Indiana-based Backline Advocate, Rachel Ronquillo Gray. What is Backline? I’m glad you ask. Backline is a non-profit organization that promotes non-judgmental, unbiased and unconditional support for people in all their … [Read more...] about Why I love Backline, and why you should too
Let's meet another one of the amazing volunteer Radvocates who answer calls and offer unconditional support on our national toll-free Talkline. This month we introduce Jordanna, who joined the Portland cohort in 2011! How/when/why did you first get involved with Backline? During my first year in … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocate profile: Jordanna