Our mission is to be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of greater Chicagoland, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American society.
Reinforced over generations, inequalities, in areas like healthcare, criminal justice, and access to nutritious food, have become “normalized” in society. To successfully remove such inequalities requires recognition where it exists and to take actions to ameliorate its harms.
The CIOGC Anti-Racism Task Force was formed to provide a sustained response to combat systemic racism. Headed by CIOGC’s former chairman, Dr. Zaher Shaloul, MD., the task force provides a three-prong plan to combat systemic racism: Education, Advocacy, and Service Projects.