We are looking for a new Executive Director

Please join us in thanking Jeaninne Butler-Sytsema and celebrating her service and visionary leadership of Inner City Youth for Change (ICYFC). We are excited about her future endeavors and ready to search for the next Executive Director. Please share the following link with anyone you believe would do well in leading ICYFC in its next chapter.

Our Mission

Inner City Youth for Change enables transformation by equipping and empowering teens to lead, learn, and serve in their communities and around the world.

What is the Inner City Youth For Change program?

The Inner City Youth For Change program is an opportunity for students primarily from Kalamazoo Public Schools or Kalamazoo Covenant Academy to work with mentors and peers to develop leadership skills, volunteer in the community, work as part of a team, work for effective change in the community and the world.

Board Of Directors

Jeaninne Butler-Sytsema, MA

Executive Director

Heather Philbert-Aponte


Ben Ipema

Vice President

Janene Pirbhai


Matthew Rzepka


Jennifer Giles

Gloria Wilkerson

Have any questions?

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