The Sorensen Institute is thrilled to announce the participants in our 2018 High School Leaders Program. This class of students will live in Charlottesville on Grounds at UVA for two weeks and will participate in an intensive learning experience that will immerse them in Virginia politics, policy, governance, ethics in leadership, and bipartisanship. The HSLP is designed to help students build the knowledge and skills they need to step forward as leaders in their communities. We are excited to spend the summer with these excellent students!
We are excited to announce that applications for two summer programs are now being accepted!
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Emerging Leaders Program, and our new College Leaders Career Conference.
The Sorensen Institute is excited to announce the members of our 2018 Candidate Training Program. The CTP will meet March 22-25 in Millwood, Virginia, to learn about the fundamentals of running an ethical and winning campaign for public office.
The Sorensen Institute is happy to announce the accepted participants to the 2018 Political Leaders Program class. This group of leaders from throughout Virginia will meet beginning in March and spend 2018 learning about public policy in Virginia and the power of bipartisanship. Congratulations to all!
2018 Political Leaders Program Class
Congratulations to Shannon Valentine - a graduate of the Sorensen Institute Political Leaders Program in the Class 2005 - on being named to serve as Virginia's Secretary of Transportation by Governor-elect Ralph Northam (Sorensen Candidate Training Program, Class of 2007) Shannon also is a highly valued member Sorensen's Statewide Advisory Board. We're proud of you, Shannon!
We've curated a list of news sources and useful organizations related to politics in Virginia. Check it out on the Sorensen politics page. We update the page with new links all the time so make it your homepage or bookmark it for later.