CIOGC, faith leaders speak out against Trump executive orders at press conference

February 23, 2017

CIOGC joined dozens of religious leaders from the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities on February 20 at the Downtown Islamic Center for a press conference led by the group Protected by Faith, to form a united front against President Donald Trump's recent executive order to ban Muslims from seven countries and increase immigration raids and deportations of undocumented immigrants. Read more!

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CIOGC condemns bomb threat against Des Plaines mosque

February 23, 2017

CIOGC condemns and expresses serious concern regarding the bomb threat made by a trespasser yesterday at the Islamic Community Center of Des Plaines (ICCD), a CIOGC member organization. Read more!

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CIOGC Community Organizing Training a success!

February 23, 2017

Fourty-five people participated in CIOGC's Community Organizing Training on February 18 at Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview to learn how to build community power through utilizing key organizing tools. The training was sponsored by CIOGC in partnership with DuPage United and United Power for Action and Justice. Read more!

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Book a News Media Literacy Workshop for your school!

February 23, 2017

A Stanford study last fall revealed that most students don't know when news is fake. In recent months, we have seen the rise of "alternative facts" and "fake news," making news literacy a much more critical part of youth education. In response, CIOGC is partnering with the Muslim Media Collective to present free News Literacy Workshops for youth at CIOGC member schools. Read more!

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Join CIOGC, #ProtectedByFaith interfaith solidarity event, Feb. 26 at ICN

February 23, 2017

CIOGC will join religious leaders from Protected by Faith this Sunday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m. at the Islamic Center of Naperville (ICN), for an interfaith vigil to urge for the protection of immigrants and refugees. Faith leaders will stand in solidarity with immigrants and Muslim families in our communities who are frightened, feel marginalized, or disrespected. Read more!

 

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Attend CIOGC's "Clearing up Controversy" discussion Feb. 27 at DePaul

February 23, 2017

CIOGC is excited to announce a brand new lecture series called “Clearing up Controversy” which brings together university Muslim Chaplains and Muslim student groups to present discussions examining the debates surrounding various topics. DePaul University Chaplain, Abdul Malik Ryan will kick off the series on February 27 at DePaul University to speak on the topic of “Law of Allah? Read more!

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