Join Together. Make an Impact.

You know what’s better than a young leader working for an indivisible society? Thousands of young leaders working for an indivisible society, supporting each other every step of the way.

IFYC’s student network is the “core” in Interfaith Youth Core. Members come from every kind of faith, worldview, tradition, and background. They represent every kind of college and university. They do interfaith work for different reasons. What unites them is a shared vision for a society where different people can bridge divides and find common values to build a shared life together.

When you join the network, you’re not just signing up for a newsletter. You’re participating in a community, where members share ideas, collaborate on strategy, and help each other succeed. Network members also recieve exclusive opportunities and experiences to enrich their leadership. Most of all, members become part of a larger community working for positive change and making history one campus at a time.

Are you in? Join the Student Network today. 

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Opportunities for Network Members

Attend a Regional Leadership Gathering

Grow your leadership skills and network by meeting with other interfaith leaders in your region. This year, there are 13 gatherings happening on campuses across the country, covering everything from storytelling to best practices for dialogue to intersections with social justice.

Connect with the IFYC Team

Want hands-on, personalized support from an IFYC staffer who can help you navigate your learning journey? Our team is here to talk, listen, and connect you to the right opportunities. Just send us an email at students@ifyc.org.

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Learn

Knowledge is a foundation for every good interfaith leader. Build your literacy and learn how religious diversity shapes the world around you with IFYC’s learning opportunities and online resources.

Lead

There are many ways to do it. See how you can create positive change on campus and beyond.

IFYC Alumni

Interfaith leadership is a lifelong skill and that means it doesn’t end with graduation. Check out our Alumni Network and see how it can support you in your professional and personal life.

Still looking?

Not finding what you’re looking for? Search this site for more information and ways to get involved, or email us at students@ifyc.org.

Meet Our Student Leadership Team


Brian Anderson

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Brian Anderson / Student Leadership Manager

“Peace is only found in yes.” - Anthony de Mello, SJ

Brian Anderson, Student Leadership Manager, oversees the Interfaith Leadership Institutes, the grant process for our Interfaith Leadership Labs, and the hiring of our Interfaith Coaches. Brian has a B.A. in Religious Studies and Psychology from Butler University, an M.A. in Student Development Administration from Seattle University, and an M.A. in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Brian comes to IFYC having worked in Higher Education in a variety of capacities for the past 10 years; most recently as an Interfaith Campus Minister. He is excited to bring a wealth of knowledge to share with our campus partners. When not at IFYC, Brian is involved with bringing arts and culture programs to his community. You can also find him spending time with his family or in his garden.


Hannah Minks

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Hannah Minks / Student and Alumni Leadership Manager at IFYC

Hannah Minks, Student and Alumni Leadership Manager, develops programs and communication tools that speak to the needs of both students and IFYC alum. Hannah received her B.A. in Theology from Dominican University and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Theology at Chicago Theological Seminary. Having taught Catholic theology at the high school level for a handful of years, Hannah brings her education experience to a variety of spaces at IFYC in both curriculum development and training capacities. Hannah also brings personal experience to her position having been through many of IFYC’s programs as an undergrad student and alum, most recently the Germanacos Fellowship. It was through this fellowship that she began her project 10 Dorothy Days, a series of events that combined the idea of a social with community service so folks could get to know one another across lines of difference while serving the common good, all taking root in Hannah’s personal inspiration from Catholic figure Dorothy Day. Apart from her 9-5 at IFYC, you can find Hannah reading philosophy books or watching the Real Housewives of New York City.