• Help Nepal earthquake victims by donating through CIOGC
  • CPSA & IFS rank #1 and #4 respectively on Illinois' most challenging schools list

May 19 is now Malcolm X Day in Illinois

May 19, 2015

CIOGC is proud to have proposed the Malcolm X Day resolution, sponsored by Senator Jacqueline Collins, which was adopted today in the Senate. Malcolm X Day designates his birthday, May 19, as a day of community service in Illinois in honor of his life and legacy as a civil and human rights leader.

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Tabassum Haleem appointed new CIOGC Executive Director

May 13, 2015

As CIOGC's Executive Director, Ms. Haleem will lead the organizations efforts in working with member organizations, interfaith partners, civic organizations, elected officials and government agencies to advocate for Muslim community interests, assist the American Muslim community in their positive contributions to our country and broader communities, and build coalitions to promote a fair and just society.

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Remembering Cardinal George – A Friend of the Muslim Community

May 6, 2015

By Dr. Mohammed Kaiseruddin and Talat Othman

Just a year ago, for all the friendship and love he showed the Muslim community, Francis Cardinal George was honored at a dinner hosted by the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago and presented with an award of appreciation.

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Urge House Representatives to Oppose Pro-Settlement Legislation!

May 1, 2015

Why are Illinois politicians voting to support Israeli occupation and human rights abuses on your behalf? Let them know you want them to oppose SB 1761! Last Wednesday, our Senators voted overwhelmingly to pass SB 1761, a bill that would punish companies that protest Israel’s human rights and international law violations by choosing not to do business with Israeli companies.

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Help Nepal earthquake victims

April 27, 2015

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal less than 50 miles from Kathmandu on April 25 leaving over 3,700 dead and over 5,000 injured. Sections of Kathmandu's historic center were flattened along with some of the country's best known landmarks. In one district, more than 400,000 people have been affected by the quake and over 4,000 homes are uninhabitable.

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10th Annual Muslim-Methodist Interfaith Dinner

April 24, 2015

CIOGC and the United Methodist Church - Northern Illinois Conference (UMCNIC) held their 10th Annual Muslim-Methodist Interfaith Dinner, themed “The Importance of Interreligious Relationships In Our Troubled World: The Miracle of Dialogue,” at the First United Methodist Church of Elmhurst on Thursday, April 16.

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The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. All donations to CIOGC are tax deductible and zakat eligible!