Dear Friends,I’m writing to ask for your help in transforming the Abortion Wars in the United States. I am Aspen Baker, founder and executive director of Exhale, a US nonprofit founded in 2000 to promote post-abortion wellbeing, beginning with the launch of ournational talkline in 2002. I am writing to the network with the hope that your collective and individual expertise in conflict resolution can offer…See More
Hi Carole! Exhale does pro-voice work to bring peace to the US Abortion War by raising the voices and experiences of those who have had abortions through storytelling. We just completed a workshop with Silence Speaks in February (Amy Hill…"
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Aspen Baker is the leading voice in the nation on the personal experiences of women post-abortion. It was Ms. Baker's own experience with abortion in 1999 that led her to found Bay Area-based Exhale, an award-winning pro-voice organization dedicated to promoting post-abortion health and well-being. Exhale"s unique programs reach more than 35,000 women every year and our pro-voice strategies create a more supportive and respectful abortion dialogue. Aspen was named a "Local Hero” by San Francisco's KQED for Women"s History Month in 2009, "Young Executive Director of the Year 2005” by the Bay Area’s Young Non-Profit Professional Network, and a “Top Activist Under 30” by Choice USA in 2003. She is a member of the Women’s Health Leadership Network of the Center for American Progress. As a spokesperson for Exhale, Ms. Baker has been featured in a variety of media outlets across the country, including T.V. and radio, on such programs as CNN Headline News, CNN with Paula Zahn Now, Fox National News, Ladies Home Journal, New York Times Magazine, National Public Radio, Associated Press, Newsweek, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, San Jose Mercury News, The New Republic, Alternet, Women’s eNews, Bust and many more. She is a regular contributor to RH Reality Check and the Huffington Post. She maintains her own personal blog and is currently at work on her first book.
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