In the final week leading up to the midterm elections, CIOGC's Civic Engagement committee initiated an aggressive campaign to raise the awareness of the Muslim community of the importance of exercising their right to vote. With the formation of our own civic website www.muslimgovote.com and the publication of a series of professionally prepared videos, the [...]
The evening of November 17, 2018 was special to CIOGC as we celebrated our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner. Our emcee, Mariam Sobh, was insightful and witty and kept us schedule throughout the evening. The program provided us the opportunity to showcase what we are doing for our member organizations and for the Muslim community. The evening [...]
The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is pleased to announce our second Top Muslim Achiever of 2018, Dr. Abdul Rahman El-Sayed. He will be recognized at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Dr. El-Sayed will also serve as the event's keynote speaker. Abdul Rahman [...]
The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is pleased to announce our first Top Muslim Achiever of 2018, Dr. Zaher Sahloul. He will be recognized at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Zaher Sahloul, MD is a Critical Care Specialist, Associate Clinical Professor at the [...]
Dr. Bambade Shakoor-Abdullah entered college at the age of sixteen and became the first African-American to earn a PhD. in Public Health from the University of Illinois, Chicago Campus (UIC). She worked as an adjunct Psychology and Sociology professor in City Colleges and Universities. During her academic career, she wrote numerous articles in peer reviewed [...]
In the recent Illinois and General Elections, Muslims across the United States not only cast their ballots more than ever before, but also ran for various positions of public office. Illustrating the tremendous civic participation of our community, voters mobilized locally, statewide, and nationally to say “our time and our vote.” Rep. Keith Ellison won [...]
We are pleased to share a special video message from our Annual CommUnity Dinner Emcee, Mariam Sobh! Join us on November 17 at Drury Lane and get your tickets today: https://bit.ly/2ORwaiI #Unity #EnduringValues
The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) wishes to extend its prayers and condolences to the families who lost loved ones today at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We pray that Almighty God grants each of you comfort during this time of personal loss. We firmly believe that this violence [...]
We are pleased to share a special video message from our Annual CommUnity Dinner keynote speaker Dr. Abdul El-Sayed! Join us on November 17 and get your tickets today!
The Chicagoland Muslim community encourages you to make your voice heard in the Illinois General Election on November 6! Learn more about the upcoming election and get valuable voting resources at MuslimGoVote.com. You can also use and follow the hashtags #OurTimeOurVote and #RememberNovember to help get out the vote! Watch our new video below on Facebook.