Don’t Miss CPC’s Upcoming Parents, Not Partisans Summit

Don’t Miss CPC’s Upcoming Parents, Not Partisans Summit


Calling all parent leaders and education reform advocates for CPC Parent Union’s 3rd Annual Parents, Not Partisans Summit in Sacramento

March 12th and 13th, 2024

California Policy Center and PERK cordially invite you to our Third Annual Parents, Not Partisans Summit brought to you by California Policy Center. Our theme this year: Who Controls the Classroom? Teachers unions, education bureaucrats, and radical legislators in Sacramento want to control California classrooms — but ultimate authority lies with parents and the local school boards accountable to them.

On Tuesday, hear from Asm. Bill Essayli, and Connor Boyack, president of the Libertas Institute and creator of the popular Tuttle Twins children’s series! We’ll also hear from:

  • Tab Berg | Political Strategist & Founder, TABcommunications, inc.
  • Amy Bohn | President, PERK (Protection of the Educational Rights of Kids)
  • Dr. Nicole Conragan | School Choice Advocate & Board Secretary, Parents for School Options
  • Kira Davis | Author & Podcast Host (Just Listen To Yourself)
  • Maxie Douglas | Director of Communications, California Senate Republican Caucus
  • LTC Kenney Enney (Ret.) | Trustee, Paso Robles Joint Unified School District
  • Erin Friday | Co-Leader, Our Duty & Executive Committee Member, Protect Kids California
  • Julie Hamill | Trustee, Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District; Founder of Alliance of Los Angeles County Parents & Attorney, California Policy Center
  • Sophia Lorey | Outreach Director, California Family Council & Podcast Host (This is a Woman Podcast)
  • Alex Nester | Political Director, PDE Action & Investigative Fellow, Parents Defending Education
  • Sonja Shaw | President of the Chino Valley Unified School Board
  • Frank Xu | President, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation

CPC’s Lance Christensen will moderate a series of panel discussions with some of California’s most high-profile parental rights advocates and education reform leaders, and in-depth skill building sessions with grassroots and media strategists focused on:

  • Grassroots Mobilization in an Election Year
  • Grassroots Activism at Local School Boards
  • Media Strategies for Parent Advocates
  • Pushing Back against Teachers’ Unions
  • Parental Notification Policies, and more!

Lunch is provided on Day 1. Sessions are followed by a cocktail reception from 5:30 to 7:30pm at one of Sacramento’s most beautiful locations (details will be provided to registered attendees).

On Day 2 of the Summit, we’ll head to the Capitol to visit legislators’ offices. We’ll also host informative sessions on Getting your Message Across to State Legislators and Persuasive Advocacy Techniques with:

  • Hector Barajas | CEO, Amplify360
  • Tom Sheehy | Principal, Sheehy Strategy Group

➜ Use code PARENTUNION when purchasing your ticket for free admission!

Please share this invitation with others you think would be interested in attending this free event. If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Sheridan Swanson at

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Watch the recap from last year’s Parents, Not Partisans Legislative Summit

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