Homeschool Freedom Day

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Location

William Jessup University
2121 University Ave, Rocklin, CA 95765

Date / Time

Saturday, February 12
to
8:20 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m.

Contact Information

CHEA of California
cheainfo@cheaofca.org
562-864-2432

Training for Legislator Visits
Inspiring Speakers | Capitol Prayer Time

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Hosted by Family Protection Ministries and CHEA of California
Space is limited. No on-site registration.

Sponsored by

A special thank you to SCOPE (Sacramento Christian Organization of Parent Educators)!
Without the help of local homeschool groups, an event like this cannot happen.

Join us in Rocklin, CA to be trained and equipped to build relationships with our state legislators!

Can’t join us in person? That’s okay! Join our livestream of the event from the comfort of your home, wherever you live. All families attending via the livestream will receive a copy of Effective Advocacy, mailed to them after the event. Copies of the recordings of the sessions will also be available after the event to all registrants.

About Homeschool Freedom Day

Join us in Rocklin, CA to be trained and equipped to build relationships with our state legislators!

We as private homeschoolers need to maintain a visible presence and positive impression of private Christian home education to our state legislators. Your contacts with your state legislators allow them the opportunity to meet with actual homeschool families.

Building relationships with your legislators helps you, the homeschooling families, and us, CHEA and FPM, when we defend your private homeschooling freedoms against bills that aim to regulate it in the California Legislature.

We will give you the tools so that you can build relationships with our California state legislators and their staff and give them information about private home education in a friendly, professional manner. In addition to training, you’ll hear inspiring messages from those who work with the legislature at the Capitol. We also plan to do a prayer walk around the Capitol building.

Capitol Day has been hosted by FPM in Sacramento at the beginning of each new two-year legislative session for the past three decades, and every year since 2019. However, now that the capitol has been closed to the general public since early 2020, we have adapted our conference for the present circumstances and are excited to announce Homeschool Freedom Day (HFD) where you will be trained to build relationships with your legislators from your own home. Click here to read about FPM and CHEA’s 2021 Virtual Capitol Day.

Homeschool Freedom Day Includes:

  • Topics focused on getting involved in preserving your private homeschool freedoms
  • Inspiring speakers with insights on the inner workings of the Capitol and the importance of your involvement
  • Valuable training sessions to prepare you to reach out to your legislators from your own home, such as
    • Finding your legislators
    • Calling, writing a letter, or meeting with your legislators
    • Communicating issues to your legislators
    • Building relationships with your legislators
  • Learning about the California Legislature and legislative process
  • Lunch with fellow attendees
  • Capitol prayer time

Plan to join us and please share this with your private homeschool group members and friends.

Meet Our Speakers

Kristi Clover

Kristi Clover

Kristi Clover is a home organization and #momlife expert. She’s also the author of M.O.M.= Master Organizer of Mayhem and Homeschool Basics, the host of the Simply Joyful Podcast, and a popular conference speaker. Her passion is to help Christian women find sanity and joy in the throes of mom life. She loves to share about her adventures in motherhood and home life through a variety of media that you can find at KristiClover.com. Kristi lives in San Diego with her husband, Steve, and their five children.

Be sure to connect with Kristi online for an extra dose of encouragement. She’s @KristiClover on most social media networks.

Frank Erb

Frank Erb

Frank Erb serves as Missionary Pastor to the California State Capitol in Sacramento. He has served in this way full-time since 2008, providing pastoral outreach, in-depth expository Bible-teaching, biblical discipleship, and pastoral counseling and guidance for State Senators, Assembly Members, Statewide Leaders, Constitutional Officers, Department Heads, Legislative Staff, Lobbyists, Sergeants-at-Arms, Security staff, and others.

Beyond the Capitol, Frank speaks and teaches in churches and to other groups, and provides Biblical coaching for leaders of all kinds. Frank reaches out to all leaders, regardless of their political party or perspective, realizing that what all people need most is the inner transformation and spiritual maturity that can only come through the Good News of Jesus Christ and the Word of God. When elected officials’ hearts and minds are changed, God is glorified, they are blessed, and God’s word guides them in making wiser decisions.

You can learn more about Frank and his ministry, sign up to receive monthly email updates, or partner with him at FrankErb.org, or on Facebook @FrankErbPastorToTheCaliforniaStateCapitol

Jeremiah Lorrig

Jeremiah Lorrig

As the Deputy Director of Generation Joshua, Jeremiah Lorrig travels America teaching youth the principles and practice of conservative politics and working on political campaigns. These pursuits have been his passion and calling for over a decade.

Jeremiah has worked with Senator Wayne Allard of Colorado, the National Association of Evangelicals, the Arlington Group, HSLDA, and over one hundred political campaigns.

For the last decade, he has coordinated Generation Joshua’s campaign deployments, involving thousands of volunteers in scores of competitive races nationwide. He has also administered three political action committees. In 2011 and 2012, he represented the Young Republican National Federation in the International Young Democrat Union, a pro-democracy alliance for greater freedom and small government as a delegate to the London and Sydney meetings. He also leads historic and cultural tours of Europe teaching about the roots of American liberty.

Nathan Pierce

Nathan Pierce

Nathan Pierce began working at Family Protection Ministries (FPM) in 2002 to protect private homeschooling in California. He was homeschooled himself from kindergarten through high school and received a B.A. in Political Studies from The Master’s College. Currently, he serves as FPM’s Director, Legislative Liaison, and conference speaker to homeschool leaders, parents and teens. He works behind the scenes at the State Capitol, meeting with legislators to advocate on behalf of homeschoolers. In 2018, Nathan received the Christopher J. Klicka Award for legislative work protecting homeschool freedom.

He and his wife Betsy were married in 2004 and have eight children. They are involved in their church, and homeschool their own children.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Homeschool Freedom Day? Homeschool Freedom Day is a 1-day event on Saturday, February 12, 2022.
Who should attend Homeschool Freedom Day? All private homeschool families are invited to join us!
Will this conference be available via livestream? Yes, we plan to make this event available through livestream so that more people may be able to have this valuable information. Register for the online event here.
How much does it cost to attend Homeschool Freedom Day? In-person event registration is $15. A couple/family is $30. The livestream is available for $10 per family.
Can I register in person on the day of the event? No on-site registration available. Online registration is required. Register online here.
Where can I stay during Homeschool Freedom Day? Please click here for a list of nearby accommodations.
Can children attend Homeschool Freedom Day? Childcare is not provided, but children are encouraged to attend with their parents. Children must be with an adult at all times.