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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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IDF now accepting applications for the Class of 2012!

The Class of 2011 visiting DC

The Institute of a Democratic Future is now accepting applications for the Class of 2012.  Our early application period begins on Sept 1st and continues through Wednesday, November 16th.  The early application fee is $25 and the details of our application can be found here.  If you need a few ... Read More »

IDF ’09 Alum, Eric Hougan & Allison Wegg take Rob McKenna to task on education

School classroom

McKenna long on promises, short on details for increased education funding ERIC HOUGAN AND ALLISON WEGG Attorney General Rob McKenna says he wants to be our next education governor. Specifically, in announcing his gubernatorial bid, he promises to return K-12 education funding to more than 50 percent of the state ... Read More »

State Rep Marko Liias (IDF ’07) makes Congressional bid official

Rep. Marko Liias (IDF '07)

From Publicola: He was supposed to declare last week, and State Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-44, Lake Stevens) beat him to the punch with a surprise—to me anyway—announcement. But state Rep. Marko Liias (D-21, Edmonds), a green liberal in the legislature, announced his candidacy for US congress today with this video. Liias was ... Read More »

Josh Castle, IDF ’10, gets Space Needle to raise the flag for Gay Pride weekend

Josh Castle, IDF 10, raising the gay pride flag atop the Space Needle after petitioning them to change course and raise the flag in honor of Gay Pride week.

Seattle PI writer, Joe Mirabella, recounts the efforts of IDF alum, Josh Castle’s organizing to raise the LGBT Rainbow Pride Flag at this year’s Seattle Gay Pride Festival.  His post is below: At 8:00 AM on Sunday, June 26, on one of the most beautiful mornings ever seen in Seattle, ... Read More »