An America Where All May Feast

We find ourselves in a time of record levels of polarization while simultaneously witnessing historic heights of religious diversity in the United States. We all have a choice – allow increasing diversity to descend into dangerous conflict, discrimination and bigotry, or engage positively in a spirit of respect, relationship, and cooperation.

At IFYC, we are committed to building a truly interfaith America, where people of all different faiths, worldviews, and traditions are invited to the table to bring their unique contributions. The more distinct those contributions, the richer the feast for all.

Questions about giving? Contact the IFYC team any time: or (312) 261-4092.


What Your Support Can Do


can help send a student to the Interfaith Leadership Institute to gain the skills they need to build bridges on their campus


helps an alum take their learning from We Are Each Other’s into community projects to build relationships across lines of difference


enables staff and campus administrators to create program, training, and workshop opportunities that engage the intersection of race and interfaith cooperation

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article - October 22, 2020
As a Jew, I am called to pursue justice. The Torah says, “Justice, justice you shall pursue.” The word “justice” is stated not once, but twice because of how critical and central it is to Judaism.
Mary Ellen Giess
article - October 22, 2020
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Ibrahim Abdul-Matin
article - October 22, 2020
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Silma Suba
article - October 22, 2020
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Silma Suba
article - October 21, 2020
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Paul Raushenbush
article - October 21, 2020
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Paul Raushenbush
article - October 20, 2020
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Eboo Patel
article - October 19, 2020
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Pritpal Kaur
article - October 19, 2020
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Elaine Krebs
article - October 16, 2020
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Amar D. Peterman
article - October 16, 2020
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Eboo Patel
article - October 15, 2020
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Silma Suba
article - October 14, 2020
Purple captures everyday Americans -- going straight to the heart of their differences on topics that matter to them, without papering over those differences.
Shauna Morin
article - October 12, 2020
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Multiple Authors
video - October 12, 2020
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Benjamin Sommer
article - October 9, 2020
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Musa al-Gharbi
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Unfortunately, underlying this partisan consensus lies a stark reality: Muslims do face significant discrimination within the United States.
Silma Suba
article - October 8, 2020
Some are pieces of what they inherited, and others are bits and pieces of what they're experiencing.
Paul Raushenbush
article - October 8, 2020
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Hannah Minks
article - October 7, 2020
When I was in college, I thought I was a communist. Then I graduated and received my first paycheck. How did a third of it disappear before ever reaching my bank account? My liberal arts professors conveniently left this part out.
The Greater Good Science Center
video - October 6, 2020
Two people from opposite sides of the political spectrum find what they have in common.