April 22, 2015
The full Illinois House and Senate are still considering HB4011 and SB1761, respectively, and will vote on them by Friday. The latest amendment is focused on requiring that state retirement systems create blacklists of companies that boycott Israel because of its human rights violations, and mandates that they withdraw their investments from these companies.
April 10, 2015
North central Illinois was hit with at least two tornadoes last night and through early morning today. One person was killed and at least seven people were injured. The tornadoes destroyed homes, farms, and other personal property. CIOGC urges its member organizations to provide relief as the situation is dire for many Illinois communities.
April 8, 2015
CIOGC Youth Programs Director Gihad Ali will speak on a panel dedicated to "Keeping Our Children Safe" on Friday, April 17, at the banquet hall of the Quran Academy in Orland Park. Ali will be presenting alongside Sheikh Kifah Mustapha from the Prayer Center of Orland Park (OPPC) and Dr. Sarah Syed from the Khalil Center.
April 1, 2015
Saturday, April 4 is the last day for early voting in the runoff election between Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia and Rahm Emanuel for mayor of the City of Chicago. Voting is for Chicago city residents only. Early voting locations can be found in this PDF.