WHO WE ARE

The Sorensen Institute, through a variety of programs, brings together diverse, bipartisan groups with an interest in bettering their communities. By promoting collaboration, trust, ethics, and mastery of public policy issues, Sorensen plays an important role in shaping a positive political discussion, greater understanding among Virginia’s regions, and successful results in Virginia’s governments and communities.

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Our leadership development programs focus on community leaders and students interested in becoming active in public service.

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The Greater Good Initiative

Tarina Ahuja and Adam Ashley

In 2019, Tarina and Adam completed the High School Leaders Program and one year later started a youth led-policy think tank called the Greater Good Initiative. They have written over 16 policies, and more than 100 young people nationwide have joined the initiative.

"The Greater Good Initiative is one of a kind and we are trailblazing in the youth organizing community thanks to Sorensen."

- Adam Ashley

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