Welcome to the online home of the Institute for Domestic & International Affairs, Inc. Over the past fifteen years, IDIA has established the nation's premier programming in civic education for teachers and students. For teachers, IDIA can provide unique and challenging learning environments in which students discuss relevant domestic and international issues. IDIA provides students with the tools they need to affect positive change in an increasingly complex world. By fostering academic growth and personal development, IDIA is committed to empowering the next generation of civicly-engaged young leaders.

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IDIA for Teachers

Learn about the resources that IDIA provides to educators, and how to become involved in IDIA programming.

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IDIA for Students

Students, click here to learn about IDIA’s Model United Nations, Model Congress, and other exciting programs!

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Our Partners

The work of the Institute for Domestic & International Affairs, Inc. would not be possible without important partnerships that assist in the further development of our mission. IDIA works with a variety of different organizations to assist in the management and operations of our programs. If you would like to become a part of this team, please click on the link at left. We thank our existing partners for their past and continued support, and look forward to building new relationships and coalitions to involve more youth leaders across the United States and around the world.