This interview is with Tiffany Puett, the founder and director of the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life, in Austin, TX. Tiffany describes her childhood in small town America and the influence of evangelical Christianity on the culture. They talk about exploring different religious communities during college, then later about how they exposed their children to religion. She shares about her educational journey up through a PhD in religious studies as well as her work experience in interfaith and religion education. They discuss the founding of IDCL, its challenges and goals, and their hopes for both the organization and Texas.