At All-Options, we are hard at work designing and facilitating trainings around the country on pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption, values clarification, and judgment-free all-options counseling for a wide variety of professionals interested in supporting pregnant people. In the Spring, our … [Read more...] about Expanding our Pregnancy Options Workshops
Earlier this month, just before the end of the day, Janet arrived at our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center with three little ones in tow. Having unexpectedly been granted custody of her three great-grandchildren, she suddenly faced the enormous expense of keeping them freshly diapered. In just a … [Read more...] about Diapers are a Basic Necessity for All Families
Each month, All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center hosts a Reproductive Justice Action Hour, an opportunity to explore intersecting issues and experiences and their relationship to reproductive justice. In September, our friends from Middle Way House, a local domestic violence shelter and advocacy … [Read more...] about Exploring the Criminalization of Pregnant People
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
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 outpouring of community support blew us away! These diapers are now being … [Read more...] about Providing Diapers is Reproductive Justice
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!
Ever wonder what it's like at our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center? Check out this short film by director Yoruba Richen, featured on New York Magazine's The Cut! … [Read more...] about All-Options: the first full-spectrum pregnancy center in the U.S.!
At Backline, we spent the weekend honoring all mamas: young mothers who face stigma for their choices every day, queer mothers and trans* mothers who have the legitimacy of their families challenged regularly, stay-at-home mothers who make parenting their fulltime work and working mothers who … [Read more...] about Mothers’ Day, Backline Way
This blog post is part of the Strong Families Mama’s Day Our Way celebration. You can read more posts in the series on the Strong Families blog. Backline is proud to be a member of Strong Families, a national initiative led by Forward Together to change the way people think, act and talk about … [Read more...] about Say it loud! I nurse, I pump and I’m proud: Free to breed and feed my sucklers