Chicago Cubs and Chicago Muslim Organizations Agree to Work Together Against Islamophobia

Our initial meeting with Cubs management, which included Chicago Cubs Executive Chairman, Tom Ricketts, was a frank and open discussion of Islamophobia, its impact, and the harm Islamophobia acts create. Mr. Ricketts extended his apology for the harm caused by the emails, and, in turn, we provided the Cubs management and him with an overview [...]

By |2019-02-18T15:24:21+00:00February 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Chicago Cubs and Chicago Muslim Organizations Agree to Work Together Against Islamophobia

Aurora Shootings: Gun Violence Must Stop

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) offers its heartfelt condolences and prayers to families who lost family members and to members of the Aurora, Illinois Police Department injured in service to the public on Friday afternoon. We pray you find the strength to endure this hardship and be granted the perseverance to [...]

By |2019-02-17T12:28:40+00:00February 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Aurora Shootings: Gun Violence Must Stop

Aden Center in Bridgeview to host Health Fair on April 13

The Aden Center (9070 South Octavia Ave.) in Bridgeview will be hosting Health Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2019. 

By |2019-02-13T16:43:21+00:00February 13th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aden Center in Bridgeview to host Health Fair on April 13

2019 Chicago Election Guide

You don't have to wait until election day to cast a ballot! Early voting has begun as of February 11, 2019. Election Day for the 2019 Chicago Elections is February 26, 2019. Learn more about the candidates running for office, how to register to vote, and where your polling places are below. Races: Chicago Mayor [...]

By |2019-02-13T12:04:12+00:00February 12th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|0 Comments

CIOGC supports furloughed federal workers

Forty (40%) of U.S. households have less than $1,000.00 to address financial emergencies. Many are living paycheck to paycheck. With the shutdown approach a full month, many federal workers and their families are experiencing severe financial difficulties: eviction, utility cutoff delayed medical care. Like many of the households referenced above, many have no emergency funds on [...]

By |2019-02-08T16:26:03+00:00February 8th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC supports furloughed federal workers

CIOGC rebukes racist, Islamophobic remarks of Chicago Cubs owner, Joe Ricketts

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing over 50 Muslim religious, educational, civic, and charitable organizations in the Chicago area, rebukes the racist, Islamophobic remarks of Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts exposed as part of a collection of leaked emails published by Splinter on Monday. In the emails, Ricketts makes numerous racial slurs [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:23:58+00:00February 5th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC rebukes racist, Islamophobic remarks of Chicago Cubs owner, Joe Ricketts

Attend the Chicago Mayoral Candidate Forum, February 1

Chicago has an opportunity to elect a new mayor in 2019. The third largest city in the nation has incredible resources, talent, and communities. And yet, we face deep equity, racial and class, and opportunity divides. Our new mayor must address and close these gaps. Please join us and the pictured candidates (invited) at the [...]

By |2019-02-01T14:02:13+00:00January 30th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|0 Comments

How To Eat To Live Seminar: Sunday, Jan. 27 at EBCC

The Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center and Taqwa Islamic Center are sponsoring a How To Eat To Live Seminar on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm. Dr. Lynne Muhammad will present an Interactive Learning Presentation that will demonstrate how to cook healthy meals and educating us on'How To Eat To Live.' This program will be held at the Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center, 2525 W. 71st Street, [...]

By |2019-01-24T22:46:31+00:00January 24th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Eat To Live Seminar: Sunday, Jan. 27 at EBCC

Support Furloughed Federal Workers through CIOGC

Forty (40%) of U.S. households have less than $1,000.00 to address financial emergencies. Many are living paycheck to paycheck. With the shutdown approach a full month, many federal workers and their families are experiencing severe financial difficulties: eviction, utility cutoff delayed medical care.  Like many of the households referenced above, many have no emergency funds [...]

By |2019-01-24T22:24:31+00:00January 24th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Support Furloughed Federal Workers through CIOGC

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