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Involving Your Student in Civics

Vol. 89, Prg. 31–35
May 18–22, 2009

How can you encourage your students to learn about civics? Let them get involved! Generation Joshua Director Will Estrada joins Mike Smith this week on the program to discuss various ways that young people can learn about government and participate in the political process.

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No Better Time
Education for Active Citizens
Before They Can Vote
Legislating: Civic Involvement
Strength in Unity


Will EstradaWill Estrada
A homeschool graduate from Pennsylvania and the eldest of eight children, Will began working for Home School Legal Defense Association in 2004 as a legal assistant to staff attorney Scott Woodruff. After graduating from Oak Brook College of Law with his JD, he moved to HSLDA’s Federal Relations department to serve as HSLDA’s federal lobbyist.

As HSLDA’s representative on Capitol Hill, Will uses his passion for homeschooling to advocate for all homeschoolers before Congress and the federal departments. In October, 2007, Will took over as the director of Generation Joshua, a division of HSLDA, where he works with young people who are passionate about making a difference in politics, in addition to continuing to serve as HSLDA’s federal lobbyist.

Will and his wife, Rachel—also a homeschool graduate as well as an accomplished portrait artist—reside in northern Virginia.

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Generation Joshua is designed to provide civics education and hands-on opportunities for young people ages 11–19. To find out about GenJ and how your student can be involved, request our free brochure by clicking the link above.

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