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For over two decades, CIOGC has served as the unifying force that brings together over 400,000 Muslim Americans in the greater Chicago region, and now increasingly all of Illinois.

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Eid Mubarak From CIOGC

Expressed in many languages, celebrated in many varied ways, Eid Al-Fitr is our time for joyous celebration. It is our holiday that is preceded by a month where [...]

Annual Muslim-Catholic Iftar Dinner

"Overcoming Hate through Acts of Faith" On Friday, May 25, CIOGC, in collaboration with the Mecca Center and The Archdiocese of Chicago, hosted its annual Muslim-Catholic Iftar [...]

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Promoting Civic Change through Educating, Engaging and Empowering…


  • Hosted FIRST EVER Muslim-sponsored Gubernational Forum.

  • Hosted forum for candidate for 6th Congressional district


  • Maintain ongoing relationship with Illinois representatives

  • Build coalitions to support Muslims in America

  • Advocate for Anti-Registry Act

  • Voice local Muslim concerns

  • Combat hate and Islamophobia


  • Illinois Muslim Action Day

  • Initiate Deputy Registrar program

  • Built Senate Page program


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The Council provides professional help, guidance, and resources to local Masjids (mosques) and Muslim community organizations so they can empower their leadership and communities. Our resources are available to those who are interested in enhancing their organizational capacity so that they can serve their members and communities most effectively.

Some services and areas of expertise that the Council can offer include: