Today marks 14 years since the launch of the All-Options Talkline. Wow! In 2004, in Portland, Oregon, our founders recognized the need for a new organization -- one that would bridge false divisions, transcend political rhetoric, and provide unconditional support to people in all of their … [Read more...] about Our National Talkline turns 14 today!
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