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Lieutenant Governor Earle-Sears to Speak at AFP-VA, VEOA “Rally for Education Rights” in Richmond

Oct 18, 2022 by AFP

Richmond, Virginia – On Thursday, November 17, Americans for Prosperity-Virginia (AFP-VA), in partnership with the Virginia Education Opportunity Alliance (VEOA), will host a “Rally for Education Rights” that will feature Lieutenant Governor Winsome Earle-Sears, Virginia legislators, and hundreds of activists, in Richmond, VA. The rally will bolster support for more educational freedom in Virginia, as VEOA continues training activists to effectively advocate for that cause. Please see below for pictures from the previous “Rally for Education Rights” in Lynchburg in October.

WHO:   

  • Keynote Speaker: Virginia Lieutenant Governor Winsome Earle-Sears
  • Other Virginia legislators
  • Education experts
  • Hundreds of parents in attendance

WHAT: “Rally for Education Rights” to bolster support for more educational freedom in Virginia, as AFP and VEOA continue training activists to effectively advocate for that cause.

WHEN: Thursday, November 17 | 5:00pm-6:00pm

WHERE: The Vault at Pickwick

123 Pickwick Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA 23834

WHY: With the Virginia legislative session about to start, Virginia parents are ready to engage their legislators to make sure they keep their promises to expand educational freedom. AFP-VA, in partnership with VEOA, are working to educate and mobilize Virginia parents and all Virginians to get education reform across the finish line.

MEDIA: To RSVP or set up an interview, please contact Rachel Adams at radams@afphq.org or 571-867-7852.

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BACKGROUND

AFP  

Through broad-based grassroots outreach, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is driving long-term solutions to the country’s biggest problems. AFP activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another. AFP-VA recruits and unites Virginians behind a common goal of advancing policies that will help people improve their lives. For more information, visit www.AmericansForProsperity.org

VEOA

The VEOA was founded in November 2021 in response to Virginia parents’ expressed desire to be more involved in making decisions for their children’s education. As of July 2022, over 60 organizations and individuals including the Thomas Jefferson Institute, Heritage Action, Virginia Institute of Public Policy, The Family Foundation, The Middle Resolution Policy Network, and Americans for Prosperity have joined the coalition. To learn more about VEOA, click here.