What Is the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership?

Through a variety of programs - for high school and college leaders to first-time political candidates and influential business and community leaders - the Sorensen Institute has established itself as a powerful and effective force for restoring public confidence in our political system. At the heart of every Sorensen program are three central themes: ethics in public service, the power of bipartisanship, and a concentrated study of public policy issues.

Meet Sorensen Alumni

Meet the esteemed alumni who completed our program and continued on to improve their communities.

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Explore our Programs

 Our leadership development programs focus on Virginia residents interested in becoming active in public service.

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Recruit for our programs

Know someone who would be a good candidate for a Sorensen program? Tell us about them!

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HSLP 2016: Day 2 - Sunday, July 10

High School Leaders Program, Class of 2016
Day 2: Sunday, July 10th, 2016
Reported by: Jacob Lewis, Sherando High School and Thomas Best, Douglas S. Freeman High School

HSLP 2016: Day 1 - Saturday, July 9

High School Leaders Program, Class of 2016
Day 1: Saturday, July 9th, 2016
Reported by: Campbell Baker, Wakefield Country Day School, and Omar Karim, Maggie Walker Governor School