Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Un-Misunderstanding Millennials

As All Souls is majority Boomers, Rev. Anastassia and Nasreen Khan are leading this workshop meant to help our current membership gain skills and understanding in connecting with millennials (those ages 22-37), and welcoming and integrating them into our community.


Our suggestion for #GivingTuesday: support the Interfaith Banquet

For six years, CIC’s Annual Interfaith Banquet has been the social event of the season. It’s a chance to celebrate the rich religious diversity of Central Indiana while honoring one of the city’s


Use #GivingTuesday to support interfaith youth engagement

One of the initiatives CIC values most highly is our engagement with young people. This Giving Tuesday, you can be part of our work.


Students: Join the Interfaith Youth Ambassador Program orientation

Nov. 22nd — Are you looking for ways to meet other students who are like you, but hold different religious beliefs? If the answer is “yes,” you are in luck.


The Struggle Is Real: Youth Talking to Faith Leaders

Oct. 16th — Pairs of youth and clergy will model healthy, productive conversations about mental health. Youth will ask faith leaders questions, and faith leaders will model how to be a safe space for these kinds of conversations.


Community Youth Forum at the Indy Festival of Faiths

The Niagara Foundation organized a Community Youth Forum in the Indiana War Memorial at the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths. More than fifty young people (of all ages) participated.


What’s happening at the Indy Festival of Faiths? Community Youth Forum

One of the most popular events of recent years is back: The Community Youth Forum. Youth from many religious traditions will gather to discuss the most important questions we face, and how we should address them.


Learn first-hand — What is childhood trauma?

Learn about the neurobiology of trauma, adverse childhood experiences' (ACEs) effects on health, and other factors that contribute to the mental health of a young person.


Interfaith Starter Grant

The Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) wants to help new graduates with small grants to turn their interfaith dreams into realities


“Love, Jordan”: Film Screening and Discussion

"Mental Health is a topic that is close to my heart so when I was approached to create a film around this topic I was all in. Once I was clear on the idea I wrote the script in one night."


Dialogue works! Interfaith Youth Ambassadors continue talking

For young people, a chance a converse with peers of different religious backgrounds can become an end in itself, more than just a way to get a fine certificate and an activity to list on college applications.


Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health luncheons past and future

Participants in the May 15 ICMH luncheon had a great discussion with Jenni White, founding director of Trinity Haven. The next luncheon topic: prison ministries.


Register for Youth Summer Camp

Center for Interfaith Cooperation & Watch Club's Youth Summer Camp runs July 22-26 & July 29- August 2, 2019, at the Indiana Interchurch Center. Register now, you don't want your kids to miss this unique intercultural opportunity.


Save the Date for CIC’s Summer Youth Camp

Students, ages 7-13, will engage in a variety of fun and educational intercultural activities with facilitators from Liberia, Mexico, Israel, Zimbabwe, Burma, Pakistan, Iraq, Rwanda and Japan. We will also explore the Art Park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, tour Butler University, go fishing, swimming, and on nature hikes.


Five reasons to attend the Interfaith Youth Forum

April 10th — For a cohort of teens, spring has been a special experience. They want to tell you why ... come listen and question


A great Sacred Spaces tour of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck

George Kelley led a wise and insightful tour of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, from Torahs to the kosher kitchen being prepared for Pesach (Passover). Meet the Interfaith Youth Ambassadors from the tour on April 12 when they organize the first Interfaith Youth Forum.