September 24, 2015
The CIOGC Board and Staff wish you a very happy Eid al-Adha and want to thank you for your continuous support and generosity. We are truly blessed to have the opportunity to serve the Chicagoland Muslim community. See our 2015 Eid al-Adha prayers schedule for specifics such as timings, imams, addresses and more!
September 18, 2015
Save the date for CIOGC's 23rd Annual CommUnity Dinner! This year's event will take place on Sunday, November 15, 2015, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. We are currently seeking volunteers who will have the opportunity to serve the greater Chicagoland Muslim community at one of its largest events of the year. Purchase tickets now!
September 16, 2015
On October 10, a dynamic gathering of young Muslims from all across Chicagoland will take place at the University of Illinois at Chicago in what will be the CIOGC’s first Muslim Youth Expo. All groups, clubs, student associations, schools and other institutions that work with Muslim youth are invited to participate. Admission is free if you register in advance or $10 at the door.
September 10, 2015
Inderjit Singh Mukker, a member of The Sikh Coalition, was attacked viciously by an individual on Tuesday night, September 8. The attacker told him, “Terrorist, go back to your country, Bin Laden!” - among other things as he kept punching him. CIOGC took immediate action of calling The Sikh Coalition and offering our concerns and support.
August 7, 2015
CIOGC participated in an outdoor interfaith gathering entitled “Prayers for Peace + Reconciliation" on July 31 at Daley Plaza in response to the various acts of violence, hatred and discrimination in our country and around the world. The event was organized by the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago (CRLMC).
August 6, 2015
CIOGC is excited to be working with member mosques for an inaugural Open Mosque Day 2015. The idea was presented by two sisters from the Muslim Community Center (MCC) in Morton Grove based on a model adopted by the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California - CIOGC's sister organization.