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    Politics doesn’t have to be boring. No, really. IDF is not only informative, but great fun too...

  • Networking

    Networking

    With IDF, you just gained more than 30 political siblings and an extended family of over 400 alumni ...

  • Leadership

    Leadership

    You’ll learn not only about politics but also the fundamentals of servant leadership Stun them...

  • Knowledge

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    You’ll hear from hundreds of elected officials, non-profit leaders and policy experts Stun the...

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Kathleen Casper, ‘IDF 12, wins Golden Apple Award

Kathleen Casper, IDF '12, won a Golden Apple Award.

Kathleen Casper, IDF 2012 alum, is recognized with her outstanding teaching with a 2012 Golden Apple Award (and she gives shout out to IDF!). Congrats, Kathleen! http://kcts9.org/education/golden-apple-awards     Stun them all with the Best of Vera Bradley BackpacksBest Mattress For Relieving SciaticaWarm Mist Humidifier Review for the Vicks Warm ... Read More »

Late Application Period Until Monday, Nov 19th

Class of 2011 Alum at their kickoff reception (from left to right): Kirsten Dees, Dane Boog, Alex Hendricksen and Vin Hill.

The Early Application Period has concluded; and, now the Institute for a Democratic Future is entering into its “Late Application Period,” where the application fee is now $40. However, you have five more days to turn in your application packet. Read More »

Congrats to IDF alum on Jay Inslee win!

Unjin Lee, IDF '10 celebrating the victory of Governor-elect Jay Inslee.

IDF alum: Alexandre Chateaubriand (IDF ’12), Unjin Lee (IDF ’10), James Paribello (IDF ‘ 02), Jessica Frahs (IDF Board), and Amanda Reykdahl (IDF ’09). Congrats to our IDF Alum who worked so hard for such a sweet victory on behalf of Governor-elect Jay Inslee. Way to go! Read More »

Cyrus Habib (IDF ’10) first Iranian-American elected to a state legislature

Cyrus Habib became the 5th IDF alum elected to the state legislature and the first Iranian-American elected ever to a state legislature.

Cyrus Habib became the first Iranian-American elected to state legislature when the Bellevue Democrat won his campaign for state representative in Washington’s 48th Legislative District. Habib, who is also blind, won the open seat with 61 percent of the vote, according to the Washington Secretary of State. His opponent, Republican Hank ... Read More »