WE THE KIDS (WTK)
The mission of We the Kids, LLC is to reach, educate, and inspire America’s youth with patriotic and positive messages that encourage them to learn American history and to become engaged in its government. The goal of WTK is to bring the Constitution and American History to life for our children … through our children.
WE THE KIDS
Rachel Ann, age 14
10 grade- A-B average. Interest: Reading, American History, Government, singing, and 4 H raising rabbits. Leo (rabbit) took 2nd in Best Breed. Rachel is home schooled and loves it. WTK photographer and reporter.
2nd- grade – A average. Interest includes writing short stories, singing, swimming learning our American History. Annah reviews history books for We The Kids
Brendan Noah, age 5 Interest includes, singing, drawing and learning. Brendan is very proud to be an owner of wethekids. He is a top student in his class- K. Brendan loves to help other kids finish their school work. Brendan is our voice for Pledge of Allegiance!
WTK Advisory Board Members
Andrew – age 20 – grade avg 3.4 2 yr graduate RN program, enrolled in 4 yr program. Spending summer in Bogata, Columbia. Interest: American History and Government, music, plays and teaches guitar, working out .
Cj- age 16, 10th- grade average B . Works part-time. Interest includes American politics, government and American History. Play’s guitar, like musics, plays basket ball and football.
Michael – age 19, Sophomore in college grade avg 3.9, Major in Accounting, works part-time. Interest includes playing guitar and hanging with friends.
Jarrod – age 16 - 11th- grade average A-B Home Schooled – duel enrolled in Columbia State. Part time work. WTK- TN reporter. Interest: include running, and working out. Jarrod is current taking lesson in playing the violin.
Hannah – age 14 8th grade averages A – student.
All kids attend business meetings. They all take being a part of WE THE KIDS very serious.
We The Kids (WTK) grew out of a grandmother’s concern for the future of America and what her grandchildren would inherit. Judy Lane, WTK founder, saw her 20+ year career in the RV transportation business evaporate before her eyes because of the 2008 recession. It was at that time that Judy started a web site, much like millions of other concerned Americans were doing. Her web site, however, was positive and non-political, not at all like the millions of other “homegrown” websites that were popping up all over the Internet at that time, each trying to be more controversial than the other. It was at this time that one of Judy’s granddaughters asked, “What about us kids?” and the rest is history. Which is what We The Kids is all about … history, that is.
We the Kids is dedicated to making it “cool” to be patriotic and to love American history. Judy, grandmother of seven and mother of two, has put together a website and venue that highlights what most in the older generation yearn for … a return to patriotic values, respect for authentic and honest American history and a loyalty to America’s Founding Documents.
Reaching out to children of all ages and backgrounds, Judy has built a safe, exciting, patriotic and kid-friendly site, all from her dining room table. And with the help of her ”kids”, of course.
Growing up on the East Coast, she was surrounded by our Country’s history. Even the neighbor whose farm nearly surrounded her home could boast having been deeded the farm by William Penn, as well as being the birthplace of Penn State University. As she got older she realized that the history was “alive” to her. Now she wants to give that to children nationwide.
Dani is a fashion designer, specializing is children’s jewelry and clothing. Dani has a degree in fashion design from Parsons School of Design and has been designing for 6 years. Her designs have been featured in national magazines such has Seventeen, Discovery Girls and Glamour.
Dani is the designer for We The Kids and incorporates her playful and colorful design aesthetic into We The Kids clothing and accessories to create fun, educational, and memorable products that children love.
23 Years of Political Experience, 20 of Political Research, Extreme knowledge of states and have Strategic/Tactical and Political Mind, Exceptional Research and Political Experience BA-History/International Business, Minor-Political Science, Grad Summer 1993
Tricia often edits the history blogs written by We The Kids reporters. She is the author of the children’s book, America’s Story: A Pictorial History of the Pledge of Allegiance. Having grown up in and around New Orleans, history has always been a part of her life. As a small child, her family lived in Jackson Barracks, built between 1832 and 1836, housing some of America’s greatest military leaders, such as P.G.T. Beauregard, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and John Pershing. As a teen, Tricia would ride her bike to where the Battle of New Orleans was fought. So, delving into the history of the Pledge of Allegiance was a natural fit. It was while homeschooling her children that Tricia developed a lesson about the history of the Pledge. Not able to find any books suitable for older children on the topic, she decided to write one herself. America’s Story: A Pictorial History of the Pledge of Allegiance has sold nearly 1,000 copies through nothing more than word of mouth since she published it in 2007. Tricia speaks to local clubs and organizations about the history of the Pledge of Allegiance and is considered to be an expert on the topic.
“I am so pleased to be a part of We The Kids, which encourages children to not only learn American history in their own backyards, but inspires them to be proud Americans as well ,” states Tricia.
Father, patriot, drummer. I am very patriotic and consider doing my part to bring America’s story to every home and to restore our country to Constitutional law to be among my highest priorities. It’s all about preserving freedom for our kids. “Those who do not learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana
Kevin Fobbs-OH has more than 35 years of wide-ranging experience as a community and tenant organizer, Legal Services outreach program director, public relations consultant, business executive, gubernatorial and presidential appointee, political advisor, writer, and national lecturer. He has been in the forefront of communications initiatives; devised and implemented strategies to win political and public support for client public policy issues and positions; directed electoral campaigns; and spearheaded as well as managed state and regional referendum, electoral, White House Initiatives, including Education, Social Security, Welfare Reform. Faith-Based Initiatives and many others.
Bill Boillot – Kansas Very actively leads a large reading club that studies the Constitution, a member of the Gardner-Edgerton Republican party – one of the most successful and Constitutional / conservative Republican groups in the country. Campaign Mgr for a State representative, A Ks.3rd congressional district delegate, and a precinct committee person (I’m running unopposed on the Aug 7th ballot.). I have a M.Ed, BS, and a Assoc. in Law Enforcement.
Phil Patnaude Technical Director, South Bend, IN – firstname.lastname@example.org
Florentino Candillo “Tino” Website Development & Graphic Design