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The Time is Now to Support Parental Rights
A group of state and national experts joined forces to compile this Awake Illinois
Parents Bill of Rights resolution. It will provide a template to reinforce the fundamental right of parents to make decisions regarding upbringing and eduction of their children.
The Awake IL Parent Bill of Rights was announced during public comment on April 20, 2022 to the Illinois State Board of Education.
Read the Parents Bill of Rights Proposal
With input from national and state experts in education, school choice, and parental rights,
this document is a draft for legislative consideration.
After the 2022 election, Awake Illinois looks forward dynamic collaboration
with parents, advocates, and elected officials on a Parents Bill of Rights initiative.
This document is not legally binding.
Watch the Announcements
" With two years of failed pandemic policies, an abysmal state schools report card, classroom activism/socialism replacing academics, and worrisome mental health stats of our youth, a sleeping giant has awakened and we go by 'Mom' and 'Dad'." -Shannon Adcock, Awake IL President
The Awake IL Parent Bill of Rights was announced during public comment
on April 20, 2022 to the Illinois State Board of Education.
Read Article: "Parents, local education officials push back against Illinois' public school policies"
Greg Bishop | Center Square.
"Îllinois is going to be the difference. We shape up our schools, we start lifting up the family unit, we start saving our children. It's going to be Illinois in the next two years that's going to be the catalyst for that change for this entire nation. I look forward to leading the way." - Darren Bailey, Candidate for IL Governor & First to Pledge Support
Gubernatorial candidate State Sen. Darren Bailey is the first to sign the Awake IL
pledge supporting parental rights.
On April 24, 2022, Sen. Bailey and wife Cindy discussed their efforts founding Full Armor Christian Academy and why they support empowering
parents and families throughout the state of Illinois.
All seated and/or campaigning politicians for elected office are invited to pledge support.
This list serves as a snapshot for the Illinois constituency as to who publicly supports parental rights.
Thanks to all who are committed to this very important effort.
Please consider making an anonymous donation to support this advocacy.
Names are listed as pledges are received.
DARREN BAILEY (R)
Candidate for IL Governor
MAX SOLOMON (R)
Candidate for IL Governor
THOMAS DEVORE (R)
Candidate for IL Attorney General
ADAM NIEMERG (R)
Candidate for IL Rep. District 109
BLAINE WILHOUR (R)
Candidate for IL Rep. District 107
JED DAVIS (R)
Candidate for IL Rep. 75th District
MATTHEW DUBIEL (R)
Candidate for IL U.S. Senate
JAMES FISHER (R)
Candidate for IL Rep. 91st District
REGAN DEERING (R)
Candidate for U.,S. Congress District 13
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ANDREA HEEG (R)
Candidate for U.,S. Congress District 11
MATTHEW RAUSCHERT (R)
Candidate for IL Rep. 71st District
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