• CIOGC held elections for its Board of Directors on Saturday, January 10, at the Muslim Education Center (MEC) in Morton Grove.

Stay alert: Violent threats made to south suburban mosque

January 23, 2015

It has come to our attention that a number of serious violent threats have been made to a south suburban mosque via several social media platforms, including Facebook. As a result, CIOGC would like to remind the community to pray for safety and be on the lookout for any suspicious behavior aimed at Muslim organizations or individuals.

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CIOGC welcomes newly-elected executive committee and board

January 13, 2015

CIOGC held elections for its Board of Directors on Saturday, January 10, at the Muslim Education Center (MEC) in Morton Grove. The Board is elected by representatives of the Council's member organizations. CIOGC currently has an active membership of 50 Islamic organizations.

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CIOGC condemns terror attack in Paris, declares killings "evil"

January 9, 2015

CIOGC denounces the murders of 12 individuals yesterday at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper offices in Paris as evil and offers condolences for the victims of this heinous crime; with prayers for fast recovery of the injured. The CIOGC also hopes that law enforcement will soon apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

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Sh. Habib Ali Al-Jifri: Supporting women

January 6, 2015

Sh. Habib Ali passionately discusses the compulsion placed on Muslims in ensuring that the treatment of women within the community is done in a just manner. He outlines the Prophetic tradition on how the measure of goodness is tied to the goodness to women.

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Providing a Witness and Supporting the Weak

January 5, 2015

By Dr. Mohammed Kaiseruddin, CIOGC Chairman

Being a truthful witness is not just a nice thing to do, but is a commandment of Allah (swt). He elevates the act by saying that witnesses are nothing short of “witnesses for Allah,” and that being just is closest to being God-conscious.

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Become a 2015 Senate Page!

January 4, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in government? Well here’s your chance to find out! CIOGC is excited to offer 10 Senate Page opportunities for young adults in the Chicago area Muslim community! This is an incredible chance for anyone interested in learning more about legislative processes in Illinois.

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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!