About Us

Mission Statement

Families for Education Freedom (FEF) promotes the education, not the indoctrination, of children through serving the practical legal needs of families in K-12 public and private schools.  Freedom of speech and association, due process, legal equality, religious liberty, sanctity of conscience, and the ability of parents to guide and direct the upbringing of their children are rights essential to liberty and a free and flourishing society.  FEF directly aids families in defending these rights through educational outreach, advocacy, and litigation. 

FEF is not a think tank, but an organization devoted to serving the practical legal needs of parents, students, and teachers in K-12 schools. Among other things, FEF will help students, parents, and teachers fight the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and related ideologies that divide people into “oppressor” and “oppressed” groups, distort history, downplay individual responsibility and merit, and otherwise attempt to indoctrinate people into this Marxist worldview.


Families for Educational Freedom (FEF) is a project of the International Organization for the Family, a 501(c)(3) charity, and donations are tax-deductible. All donations directed to Familiesfored.org will go exclusively towards the legal and administrative costs associated with public interest litigation supported by Familiesfored.org.

Leadership

Kellie J. Miller, Esq.
Kellie J. Miller, Esq.

Kellie J. Miller, Esq. is the director of Families for Educational Freedom (FEF), coordinating legal services and also overseeing marketing and media.  She is an attorney as well as a business owner, author, illustrator, educator, and mother of six children.  Kellie formerly worked at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a public interest law firm and advocacy group specializing in student free speech cases.  Kellie has a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University (2001), where she was a field hockey player and a three-time Academic All-American.  She has her J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law (2005), where she served as the Vice President of the Women’s Law Society and an editor of the Law Review.  She is also a Blackstone Fellow with the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).  

Brian S. Brown
Brian S. Brown

Brian S. Brown has been the president of the International Organization for the Family (IOF) since 2016. IOF hosts the World Congress of Families (WCF) gatherings, which bring together thousands of pro-family activists from around the world, including recent events in Budapest, Chisinau, and Verona. An Oxford University educated and articulate advocate, Brown is a sought-after speaker and has been quoted regularly in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Post. He has also appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News, C-SPAN, and MSNBC. He is a C. Phil at UCLA in American History, earned his B.A/M.A. in Modern History at Oxford University, and received his B.A. in History from Whittier College. He and his wife Susan have nine young children.

 Robert Siedlecki, Esq.
Robert Siedlecki, Esq.

Robert Siedlecki, Esq., is the General Counsel and Director of Outreach for IOF. He previously served as a political appointee at the United States Agency for International Development in Washington, DC. Rob also served as an appointee at the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and at the Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Justice. At the state level, he has served as a secretary, assistant secretary, and chief of staff of large health and human service departments in Florida and Kansas. In the private sector, Rob has worked at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach and served as a consultant and attorney in the health and human service field. Rob is also a graduate of Harvard College (B.A. magna cum laude 1991) and Cornell Law School (J.D. 1995).


Families for Educational Freedom (FEF) is a project of the International Organization for the Family, a 501(c)(3) charity, and donations are tax-deductible. All donations directed to Families for Educational Freedom will support the legal and administrative costs associated with FEF’s public interest litigation and advocacy.