Director of Civic Engagement & Interfaith Services
Imam Tariq I. El-Amin is a representative of the community of Imam Warith Deen Mohammed and is a leader in Chicago’s Muslim community serving as Masjid Al-Taqwa’s Resident Imam. He was elected to CIOGC’s board as a Member At Large in 2019. His faith bedrocks his social justice activism, interfaith coalition building, and championing of human rights. He serves as host and producer of the nation’s only daily Muslim English language Talk-Radio program, Radio Islam– broadcasting on WCEV 1450AM. As part of his dedicated work as a native Chicagoan, Imam El-Amin serves on several Chicago-area boards, including the boards of The Society of United Neighbors and the Abolition Institute.