Join us for CIOGC's biggest event of the year - purchase your tickets today for CIOGC's 25th Anniversary CommUnity Dinner! The event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Shalimar Banquet Hall, 280 W North Ave, Addison, Illinois. The keynote speaker of the event is Dalia Mogahed, an American scholar of Egyptian origin. She is the Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU). RSVP TODAY!
U.S. Muslim organizations will hold a special live telethon on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 12 noon to 3pm on Dish Channel 677 Ary Digital to raise relief funds for Hurricane Harvey victims. You can donate live at 1-888-506-7865. Muslim leaders, scholars, and celebrities support this humanitarian relief effort. For more information, please contact M.J. Khan at 713-524-6615 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You can donate online now at launchgood.com/harveyrelieffund. Read more!
Hundreds of people came together at Chicago's Federal Plaza on Saturday, September 16, 2017, to express their solidarity with Rohingya refugees who are violently persecuted by the Burmese military. The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) and Burma Task Force organized the rally and invited speakers from local advocacy organizations to articulate their support for the persecuted group. Read more!
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) represents a humane act taken by our former President, Barack H. Obama, to address a humanitarian problem faced by children who were brought to this country by their parents as undocumented immigrants. As children, these youth did not make the decision to come here, their parents did. They have successfully integrated into, and are acclimated with, the American society and culture. They have little or no connection with their country of origin. Read more!