• EMERGENCY CAMPAIGN FOR GAZA
  • The Council will again be recognizing the Top Achievers of our community at its 2014 Annual CommUnity Dinner later this year.

CIOGC participates in interfaith gathering to advocate for world peace

August 27, 2014

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) participated in an outdoor event entitled “An InterFaith Gathering in Witness of Peace,” which was sponsored by the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago (CRLMC) on Monday, August 18, at Daley Plaza.

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Become a Communications Intern at CIOGC!

August 27, 2014

The Council is seeking interns and volunteers to work with their Communications Department. Communications Interns and Volunteers assist in expanding CIOGC's communications and media presence through journalism and writing, graphic design, web and social media, as well as audio and video production.

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CIOGC condemns killing of photojournalist James Foley

August 21, 2014

The Council strongly condemns the barbaric killing of photojournalist James Foley by a group that calls itself the Islamic State (otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL). “Islam teaches that the killing of an innocent person is like the killing of all humanity,” said Dr. Mohammed Kaiseruddin, CIOGC Chairman.

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CIOGC supports Lincolnwood commitment to diversity amidst Palestine flag controversy

August 13, 2014

CIOGC representatives, members of its Lincolnwood constituency, and Muslim advocacy partners attended the village's Human Relations Commission hearing on the evening of Monday, August 11, to support the village's decision to continue displaying the Palestinian flag as part of its annual diversity flag month.

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Ending the occupation will bring a return to peaceful co-existence

August 5, 2014

By Kristin Szremski

As I write this column, Gaza is burning. Now in its 18th day, Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge” against the Palestinians in Gaza has resulted in the deaths of more than 800 Palestinians, including more than 170 children.

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Do your part for Gaza: Contact your U.S. representatives, Obama, and Kerry

July 30, 2014

The situation in Gaza is worsening every day. The Council urges you to immediately put pressure on your U.S. representatives as well as President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to demand that Israel end its brutality against Palestinians and comply with human rights and international law.

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