After a year and a half of providing compassionate, judgment-free support to our Talkline callers, All-Options recently said goodbye to one of our Indiana-based Talkline Radvocates, Megan Simmons. Trading the beauty of Bloomington for the bustle of Philadelphia, Megan recently began a new position … [Read more...] about Rising Radvocate: Megan S.
Summer brings so many perks with it, we can hardly keep count. But along with warm weather and time spent at the beach, we're equally excited about our newest - and largest - cohort of All-Options interns! This group is fierce and have already started making an impact at our Oakland, CA headquarters … [Read more...] about Meet our All-Options Interns
I know you might not hear this often, but I’ve got diapers on the brain! Hoosiers showed up for us big time during our spring diaper drive - almost 13,000 diapers big! Whether it was through a financial contribution, attending a local house party, or attending one of our dine and donate events, the … [Read more...] about Providing Diapers is Reproductive Justice
May has arrived and with it, we have two staff members celebrating their 1-year workiversaries with All-Options! First up is Amanda Pretlow-Lamm, Center Program Coordinator at our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center in Bloomington, IN. Amanda first started as an office support volunteer at the … [Read more...] about Happy Workiversary, Amanda
“I love it! It’s like Reproductive Justice summer camp!” This was my answer when asked by Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund Executive Director, Laurie Bertram Roberts, what I thought of my first time at Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice. Now that I’m on the other side of … [Read more...] about The Hot Take on Take Root!
Hope just celebrated her first anniversary as an office volunteer at All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center, where she helps cover the front desk, coordinates visits with clients, and keeps the office running smoothly. In this first Advocate Spotlight of 2017, we sit down with Hope to learn a bit … [Read more...] about Advocate Spotlight: Hope L!
It's our last Advocate Spotlight of 2016 and for this one, we're celebrating Deborah Meader's three years volunteering at All-Options! Deborah has provided incredible and reliable support to the whole All-Options team in the office and beyond. We're so happy to have an opportunity to recognize all … [Read more...] about Advocate Spotlight: Deborah M.
Today, we're celebrating our Talkline Manager, Rachel's, 2nd workiversary with Backline! Rachel started as a Talkline volunteer at our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center in 2014 before coming onboard to help build and manage programs at the Center, including the Hoosier Abortion Fund. Her passion … [Read more...] about Happy Workiversary, Rachel!
A reflection on Tuesday's Presidential Election results from Backline's Executive Director, Parker Dockray: Like many of you, today, I am still navigating waves of despair, anger, and fear in an ocean of uncertainty. Tuesday's election outcome confirms a truth too many have tried to ignore: that … [Read more...] about Our vow to you, our clients & supporters.
We're celebrating 12 years of the Talkline this week and the incredible way our advocates hold space and offering unconditional support to all of our callers. What better way to do that than to include an Advocate Spotlight of one of our current Talkline volunteers? Camille has been on the line for … [Read more...] about Advocate Spotlight: Camille