Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: A Guide to Effective Lobbying for the Homeschool Family-Will Estrada (AUDIO 53:40)

Speaker Bio

Will Estrada, a homeschool graduate from Pennsylvania, began working for HSLDA in 2004 as a legal assistant. He now directs the Federal Relations department and is HSLDA’s federal lobbyist, using his passion for homeschooling to influence Congress, the White House, and federal departments. From 2007 to 2012, Will served as the director of Generation Joshua, working nationwide with young people who are making a difference in their communities and our nation through politics. Recently, Will served on the Transition Team for President Donald J. Trump as an adviser on education policy issues that affect homeschool freedom. Will and his wife Rachel, who is a homeschool graduate and professional artist, live in northern Virginia with their son Dominic.

Workshop Description

You may live 3,000 miles from Washington, D.C., but you can still make a difference. Find out how as Will presents a compelling case for why and how every single homeschool family can be an effective lobbyist on the issues that are important to homeschooling families. Drawing on Will’s own experience as a federally registered lobbyist for HSLDA and ParentalRights.org, this workshop will offer informative, practical advice for effective lobbying and will answer every homeschooler’s specific questions. Whether you are an experienced political junkie or a busy homeschool mom who’s never tackled politics before, discover how to make a difference in the political world.


Recorded at the Annual IAHE Home Educators' Convention on [date]. Learn more about upcoming events on our website.