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Imam Sultan Salahuddin


Imam Sultan Salahuddin is the imam and administrator of The Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center, located at 2525 West 71st Street in Chicago, Illinois. He also is a teacher in the Chicago Public School system.

Imam Sultan has worked throughout the Islamic Community as an imam for over 30 years, and has been the imam of The Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center since 1990. Over the years, he has helped in the Islamic Community in many capacities -- as an imam, a teacher, a coordinator for the National Islamic Convention in Chicago, and he worked in the prison ministry for over eight years.


He is a husband and father, and has raised all of his older children, and is now raising his younger children in the Religion of Al-Islam.

Imam Sultan is a member of the Council of Islamic Organizations in Chicago, and has worked within this organization to bring about a closer relationship between all Muslims, and to open Interfaith dialogue between Islam and other religious beliefs. He is in close association with the Focolare Movement, and was one of the imams chosen to accompany Imam W.D. Mohammed to Rome in October of 1999.

The Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center, under Imam Sultan Salahuddin’s administration, is a valued commodity in the community, working extensively with the Southwest Organization Group, with Interfaith programs, neighborhood block clubs, City of Chicago Aldermen, and the Chicago Police Department to improve our neighborhoods and put an end to violence and moral corruption in our neighborhoods. As part of that effort, he spearheaded the formation of the "Walk for Moral Excellence" in 1996, which has grown to be a Community project, involving community leaders and people of all religious faiths.

He believes in the principle that "it takes a whole village to raise a child". He believes education is sacred, and every child has a right to be exposed to as much as they can in their educational development. Adults have the responsibility of passing down their experiences to those growing up to help them in their decision-making and to make good judgments. He said, "I think that nature is the best educator. We should give our children as much exposure to nature as we can. Nature and Creation along with everything else is the advancement of our children’s minds."


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