July 14, 2022

High School Leaders Program Class of 2022

Day 1: Saturday, July 9, 2022

Reported by: Annie Adamson, Saint Gertrude High School, and Natalie Wike, Potomac Falls High School

May 11, 2022

Applications for the 2022 ELP program are open and will close on June 13 at 11:59PM. 

February 15, 2022

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership is seeking applicants to be Youth Program Managers in the summer of 2022 for its High School Leaders Program.

The two-week residential program takes place at the University of Virginia from July 9-23rd.

October 5, 2021

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership wishes to acknowledge the passing of Leigh Middleditch, one of its co-founders and an ongoing source of inspiration throughout its history.

June 25, 2021

Thank you to everyone who has supported the Sorensen Institute during this fiscal year!

July 16, 2020

Former U.S. Senator John W. Warner (R-Virginia) discusses the importance of effective leadership and bipartisanship to deliver results for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation during his 30-year tenure in the Senate.

July 16, 2020

The Sorensen Institute has kicked off the funding for the John W. Warner Endowed Scholarship Fund with a $150,000 donation from the fund’s namesake, former U.S. Senator John W. Warner (R-Virginia).

July 2, 2020

The Sorensen Institute is thrilled to announce the participants in our 2020 High School Leaders Program. These students will meet via Zoom for three weeks, navigating the same challenges our current elected leaders are facing.

June 17, 2020

As we reflect upon the events of recent weeks, the Sorensen Institute wants to share voices from Virginia's civic life calling for greater awareness of the black experience in Virginia.

June 9, 2020

Former U.S. Senator John W. Warner (R-Virginia) issues a call to public service and offers advice on being true to yourself and use advantages given to you to make the next generation's experience better than your own.

June 9, 2020

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership is proud of the positive community impacts being advanced by its 2200+ member alumni network. Many alumni are already working to create positive change in this difficult moment for our Commonwealth and country.

June 8, 2020

Sorensen Director Larry Roberts joined David Bailey for This Week in Richmond, sharing his insights on leadership in the Commonwealth, along with Del. Delores McQuinn (D-70) who represents parts of Chesterfield County, Henrico County and the city of Richmond.