Attacks in NY and MN

September 21, 2016

CIOGC is following with concern the developments after the attacks in New York and Minnesota over the weekend.

We are concerned that 29 innocent people were injured in New York’s bomb attack and nine innocent people were hurt in Minnesota’s knife attack. We are thankful that none of the injuries were serious.

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Greetings of Hajj and Eid al-Adha

September 14, 2016

As millions of Muslims converged on Makkah al-Mukarramah, rest of the 1.6 billion Muslims around the world joined them in celebrating Eid al-Adha. The celebrations commemorate Prophet Ibrahim’s (may Allah’s peace be on him) successful completion of a test from Allah of the strength of his belief, namely sacrificing his son by his own hands.

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Chairman's Message: The Promises and Perils of Social Media

September 8, 2016

By Dr. Mohammed Kaiseruddin

Teenagers average about 50 hours of screen time per week (more than seven hours a day!). Combine that staggering statistic with a report that ISIS’ extensive social media network carries at least 500 million messages a day through more than 46,000 Twitter accounts.” Now you can begin to understand the pressure and persuasion young people receive towards radicalization. This makes me thankful that more people from our community have not fallen prey to these lures.

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CIOGC's 24th Annual CommUnity Dinner tickets on sale now!

August 31, 2016

The 24th Annual CommUnity Dinner tickets are on sale now. Early bird prices are limited, so get yours today!

Click here for more information and purchase your tickets.

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Volunteer for the 2016 Annual CommUnity Dinner!

August 24, 2016

Are you interested in volunteering for your community? CIOGC is looking for volunteers for the Annual CommUnity Dinner on October 29, 2016! 

 Click here to learn more!

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Call for Nominations for 2016 Top Muslim Achievers

August 17, 2016

You are invited to nominate Top Muslim Achievers of 2016. The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) will recognize up to three Top Achievers of our community at its 2016 Annual CommUnity Dinner later this year, inshallah.
Top Muslim Achievers are people who have excelled in their respective fields and have either achieved great success and/or have been recognized for their excellence.

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