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.

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Civic Engagement

Welcome to CIOGC Civic Engagement Committee 2024

Empowering Muslims in Civic Participation

The CIOGC Civic Engagement (CE) Committee is dedicated to fostering a comprehensive approach to civic engagement, providing members and local Muslims with opportunities to play a more significant role in the public sphere.
 
Our Mission
The CE Committee actively builds and maintains a platform that educates participants on government institutions, the formation of public policies, and facilitates in-person opportunities to engage in civic matters affecting our neighborhoods, state, and nation. 
 

What We Do

1. Voter Registration Advocacy:
 
Purpose: Raise awareness about the importance of voting.
Achievement: Hosted impactful voter registration drives.
 
2. Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Campaigns:
 
Purpose: Educate the community on the electoral process.
Achievement: Increased sponsored GOTV activities, expanding outreach through websites and social media.
 
3. Candidate Forums and Town Hall Meetings:
 
Purpose: Facilitate active engagement with elected officials.
Achievement: Provided logistical support, resulting in an increased number of hosted forums and meetings.
 
4. Advocacy Initiatives:
 
Purpose: Nurture advocacy on key issues.
Achievement: Matured initiatives through town hall meetings, legislative proposals, phone banking, collaborative rallies, and virtual visits with elected officials.
 

Join Us in Shaping the Future

Be part of a community actively involved in shaping the future. Join the CE Committee to contribute to impactful voter registration drives, informative town hall meetings, and collaborative advocacy initiatives. Together, we can make a lasting difference!