Student Opportunities


August 14-18, 2023 | McCormick Place Lakeside Center

Engaging the Next Generation of Voices

The Parliament of the World’s Religions is committed to the engagement and advancement of emerging youth leaders in the global interfaith movement and the world’s religious and spiritual communities.

In this endeavor, each Parliament Convening offers students from primary to undergraduate school special savings with their current student IDs. On average 1,000 students participate in the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Students from local and international institutions and communities add their voices to the diversity of the world’s largest and most diverse interfaith event.

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Students can experience the world’s premier interfaith event at discounted costs with their student IDs (primary school through undergraduate).

Join 1,000+ students in answering the call to conscience at the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions.

Parliament Convenings offer students the unique opportunity to experience enriching religious, spiritual, and civic observances.

Students can connect with 10,000+ experts, faith leaders, and community organizers from around the world.

200+ unique faith and spiritual communities offer students opportunities to engage in immersive and experiential learning experiences. From spiritual observances, cultural experiences, and immersive dialogue; students can learn and connect with the global interfaith movement.

The Next Generation track at the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions features programming with spiritually and geographically diverse youth and young adult changemakers that are working towards interfaith cooperation in their communities and are tackling critical issues facing their communities.

Be a Part of the 2023 Parliament Convening

Join students, educators, faith leaders, and people of goodwill from more than 200 diverse faith beliefs, 80+ nations, and innumerable intersectional social movements committed to a common mission of justice, peace, and sustainability.


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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