Reclaiming the Rochester Public Schools Presentation with Kendall and Sheila Qualls

On Thursday, September 22, the 4 Your Candidates hosted a special event headlined by Kendall and Sheila Qualls titled “Reclaiming the Rochester Public Schools.” This incredible couple has a vision of our future where black and other minority communities are empowered and taking charge of their lives. The mission statement of their organization, TakeCharge MN, […]

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League of Women Voter Forums

The League of Women Voters hosts candidate forums where the public can learn more about the candidates running for local and state offices. 4 Your Children candidates will be participating in these forums. Come out on Monday, September 26th and Wednesday, September 28th to the Rochester Public Library to support your candidates for these important […]

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Primary Election Results (and a great, big thank you!)

First of all, thank you to our supporters! Without you, we would not have gotten through the primary. The 4 Your Children candidates want you to know your voice and your vote are important. The MN Secretary of State posted the official results of the primary election. All results from the primary election can be […]

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Minnesota Teacher Licensing and a Call to Action

Parents and educators: This is coming to Minnesota this fall if we don’t stand against it now! The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) is a governor-appointed board involved in the licensing of all teachers in Minnesota in both public and private schools. This board holds teacher employment captive: essentially saying you will demonstrate […]

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RPS Equity Statement and Government Speech Resolution

Rochester ISD 535 School district has a long-standing discrimination policy to protect those involved in the school district from discrimination of any kind. Read their discrimination policy below. RPS Discrimination Policy Rochester Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to […]

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Comprehensive Sex Ed and Child Sex Trafficking

Parents, guardians, and concerned citizens: We need to talk about this sensitive topic even if we don’t want to. What children are exposed to regarding sexuality in schools isn’t a benign subject. Do we want our children to think it’s “normal” for adults (who aren’t their parents or guardians who have the child’s best interest […]

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Reclaim our Schools Rally

Do you want your voice heard at the MN Capitol? Join other parents, students, educators, and candidates at the Reclaim our Schools Rally on Thursday, August 4 from 10:30-11:30am at the MN Capitol in St. Paul. 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155 Sponsored by the Minnesota Parents Alliance. See […]

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League of Women Voters Forums

Three of the 4 Your Children candidates-Rae Parker, Kim Rishavy, and Elena Niehoff-are running in the primary election on August 9. The candidates running for seats 2, 5, and 6 recently participated in public forums, hosted by the Rochester League of Women Voters. Below are the links to the videos recorded at these forums. Thank […]

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Voter guide 2022

Here’s some helpful links to information you might need for voting that begins with the primary on Aug 9 and the general election on Nov 8. Find your polling place through the MN Secretary of State’s office. Enter your zip code then address to find your election polling place. https://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/ More voting and election information […]

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Happy 4th of July

During this tumultuous time of history, some might say that we live in a terrible, oppressive country. We say that we live in the freest country in the world; it’s a land of opportunity, purchased with the blood, sweat, tears, and prayers of people who love this country and the principles it stands for. The […]

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