Update on Religious Garb Bill (SB1697)

March 29, 2017

Last week, CIOGC helped lead the effort towards the uncontested passing of Senate Bill 1697 (SB1697) by the Illinois General Assembly Labor Committee. SB1697, otherwise known as the Religious Garb Bill, “provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose any term condition that requires a person to violate his or her religion including the wearing of any attire, clothing, or facial hair in accordance with the requirements of his or her religion. Read more!

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Aymen Abdel Halim shares news literacy tips in the time of Trump

March 29, 2017

CIOGC Communications Director Aymen Abdel Halim joined a panel of Muslim community media professionals on March 26 at American Islamic College (AIC) to address media issues related to Islam and Muslims during a time of increased media consumption and Islamophobia. Read more!

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Dr. Aminah McCloud recognized at International Women's Month event

March 29, 2017

The Cook County Board of Commissioners and President Tony Preckwinkle recognized women in faith on March 22 at the Cook County Clerk’s office. The women belonged to ministries, congregations and organizations from across Chicago, and were honored for their essential and inestimable contributions to the health and viability of Cook County. Read more!

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Itedal Shalabi receives 2017 Impact Award by Chicago Foundation for Women

March 29, 2017 

On March 23, Chicago Foundation for Women held their 2017 Impact Award Ceremony which honors nine women who have made a great impact in the lives of women and children in their communities, including victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Read more!

 

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CIOGC to host Islam, Women, & Social Justice panel on April 30

March 29, 2017

To commemorate May Day, CIOGC is organizing a panel and discussion with Chicago Muslim women activists called "Islam, Women, & Social Justice," on Sunday, April 30, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Islamic Foundation in Villa Park. Read more! 

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Join us for our 4th Annual Pillars Dinner

March 29, 2017

CIOGC invites you to our Fourth Annual Pillars Dinner on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak Brook. Enjoy an evening with fellow Pillars and share your vision on CIOGC's future direction.

Kindly RSVP by Friday, April 21 by registering today. For any questions, please contact Rita Sutton at 312-506-0070 or rita@ciogc.org. For information on how to become a Pillar, visit our Pillars page. Read more!

 

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