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
If you’ve ever heard the powerful phrase, “Everyone loves someone who had an abortion,” you already know our donor spotlight focus, Renee Bracey Sherman. As the Senior Public Affairs Manager at the National Network of Abortion Funds and the creator of WeTestify.org, an abortion storytelling and … [Read more...] about Donor Spotlight: Renee Bracey Sherman
Our All-Options donors are some of the most incredible and inspiring people we know - and sometimes, they're also really cool. In this donor spotlight, we're featuring Pam B., a self-described, "knitting designer, university professor, and feminist killjoy." As an ongoing supporter of All-Options, … [Read more...] about Donor Spotlight: Pam B!
We're welcoming in a new cohort of All-Options interns at our Pregnancy Resource Center in Bloomington, IN - and this group has already hit the ground running! Sorting diapers and supplies for our Hoosier Diaper Program clients, taking Talkline calls, and spreading the good word about All-Options to … [Read more...] about Welcome our new All-Options interns!
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
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
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!
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