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!
Serve the Chicagoland Muslim community and help make CIOGC's 25th Anniversary CommUnity Dinner on November 4th a success! All it takes to be a volunteer is your commitment and can-do attitude. We have two different options for volunteers:
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CIOGC is pleased to announce that Sister Dalia Mogahed will be the keynote speaker of our 25th Anniversary CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 4, 2017.
Dalia Mogahed is the Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, where she leads the organization’s pioneering research and thought leadership programs on American Muslims. Mogahed is former Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, where she led the analysis of surveys of Muslim communities worldwide. With John L. Esposito, she co-authored the book Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think. President Barack Obama appointed Mogahed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in 2009. She was invited to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations about U.S. engagement with Muslim communities. Her 2016 TED talk was named one of the top TED talks that year. She is a frequent expert commentator in global media outlets and international forums. She is also the CEO of Mogahed Consulting.
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. Indeed, we belong to Allah, and to Him we shall return.We are sad to announce the passing of Professor Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni and offer our prayers and condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time. May Allah (swt) grant Professor Bassiouni mercy and accept him into the highest levels of Jannah, insha'Allah.
His Janaza was held at the Muslim Community Center (MCC) in Chicago on Tuesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:30pm. Please join the community in honoring and praying for this great man by sending your tributes to firstname.lastname@example.org.