This year has seen some big changes for our advocate community, so in June, we took a timeout for our annual summer advocate retreat. Our advocates dedicated two whole days to recharging and rejuvenating themselves and each other. The first day of the retreat started out with current Radvocate … [Read more...] about Notes from the Summer 2017 Advocate Retreat
All-Options is thrilled to announce that Poonam Dreyfus-Pai, MPH, MSW is joining our staff as Deputy Director, beginning September 6th. Poonam has been an important member of the All-Options team for several years now, as a community partner and ally, our first social work intern, and … [Read more...] about Welcome to Poonam Dreyfus-Pai, All-Options’ New Deputy Director
We're welcoming in September here at All-Options and along with saying goodbye to our good friend, Summer, we're also bidding farewell to our longtime All-Options Talkline Radvocate, Gina. For the past four years, Gina has answered countless calls from people in need of compassionate, open-hearted … [Read more...] about Rising Radvocate: Gina
Steph Herold is a lot of things: a lover of pitbulls and young adult literature, a fervent social justice advocate, and a Twitter maven with over 15,000 followers. She's also one of our longstanding All-Options donors and the focus of this first post in our inaugural donor profile series! We … [Read more...] about Donor Spotlight: Steph Herold
As an organization that provides support to pregnant people, we were shocked and disappointed to hear NPR praising anti-abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers for helping pregnant women access Medicaid on this past Monday’s edition of All Things Considered. If the segment’s main argument had been that … [Read more...] about Medicaid and CPCs: A Match Made by NPR
In early June, I had the privilege of traveling to Austin, TX to facilitate a Pregnancy Options Workshop with some incredible activists and providers from Texas abortion funds, clinics, and allied organizations. More than 20 people spent their Saturday learning about abortion, adoption, and … [Read more...] about An Inside Look at Our Pregnancy Options Workshops
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
Let’s hear it for Jessica Giusti, our National Engagement Manager, on her first workiversary with All-Options! We are so lucky to have Jessica bringing her enthusiasm, heart, and brilliant eye for design to all of our grassroots fundraising and communications efforts. If you’ve enjoyed an … [Read more...] about Happy Workiversary, Jessica!
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
It's our National Operations Manager, Alise's, 1-year workiversary at All-Options - and we're so excited to celebrate! Alise brings such care and order to our nationally distributed All-Options team and makes incredible contributions to the development of our All-Options values and org culture. … [Read more...] about Happy Workiversary, Alise!