Illinois Muslim Action Day is one week away!

April 19, 2017

Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) on Thursday, April 27 is quickly approaching and we encourage CIOGC membership to participate in this important event! Community members and institutions should contact Farah Bousmaha at farah@ciogc.org to reserve their spot at this year's IMAD. Read more!

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Faith-based violence prevention: Urge your Senator to support SR0379

April 19, 2017

Communities of faith have been actively working to prevent violence for many years, however, lack of state and federal sources have limited opportunities for groups to effectively address these issues. CIOGC encourages community members to contact their Senator to support Senate Resolution 0379 which promotes the funding of violence prevention programs for faith-based organizations. Read more!

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Methodist-Muslim Interfaith Dinner tonight completely booked – thank you!

April 19, 2017

On April 19, the Mecca Center in Willowbrook will host CIOGC and the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church will hold their 12th Annual Methodist-Muslim Interfaith Dinner entitled, “Immigrants and Refugees: Our Nation’s Story," which will bring together members of both faith communities to share how they or their families emigrated to the U.S. Read more!

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Attend the Syrian Community Network - Open House/Ribbon Cutting this Friday

April 19, 2017 

Syrian Community Network (SCN) will hold an Open House/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of their new office this Friday, April 21. SCN invites you to celebrate this important milestone in the organization's history. Read more!

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CIOGC to host Islam, Women, & Social Justice panel on April 30

April 19, 2017

To commemorate May Day, CIOGC is organizing a panel and discussion with Chicago Muslim women activists called "Islam, Women, & Social Justice," on Sunday, April 30, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Islamic Foundation in Villa Park. Read more! 

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CIOGC Youth: Join us for "Clearing Up Controversy" on April 24

April 19, 2017

The CIOGC Youth Department will be holding its second "Clearing Up Controversy" event on April 24 at Loyola University to address the topic of "Taboos in the Muslim community." The guest speaker will be Omer Mozaffar, Muslim chaplain at Loyola and scholar on Islam. CIOGC encourages students to attend this timely and important discussion about the topics and issues that generally go undiscussed in the Muslim community. Read more!

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