On this episode of Take Back Our Schools, Beth and Andrew speak with parent advocate Kim Borchers. Kim is the President and owner of Bird Dog Recruitment and Consulting LLC, was formerly with the Foundation for Government Accountability, and has spent 20+ years in the grassroots movement. Along the way she also served in politics, serving as a Deputy Chief of Staff for a Midwest governor, is the current RNC National Committeewoman for Kansas and currently advises and directs the Policy Circle’s Civic Leadership Engagement Roadmap (CLER) program. Kim is also part of the Independent Women’s Forum.
Kim speaks about her first experiences as a parent activist when she was a young mom fighting pornography in her local public library. We talk about Kim’s passion for preparing women to effectively engage in their own local communities, and how the landscape of the parent activist has changed. Kim also shares her advice for how to get other women to join the fight for their children’s educations and speaks about the work the Policy Circle is doing training women to be community activists and school board candidates.
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