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 |2019-02-13T16:43:21-05:00February 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 |2019-02-13T12:04:12-05:00February 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 |2019-02-08T16:26:03-05:00February 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 |2019-02-05T19:23:58-05:00February 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 |2019-02-01T14:02:13-05:00January 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 |2019-01-24T22:46:31-05:00January 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 |2019-01-24T22:24:31-05:00January 24th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Support Furloughed Federal Workers through CIOGC

Louisville International Airport renamed after Muhammad Ali

Louisville city officials announced on Wednesday, January 17, 2019 that Louisville International Airport is being renamed after boxer and humanitarian Muhammad Ali. The airport's new name will be Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. "Muhammad Ali belonged to the world, but he only had one hometown, and fortunately, that is our great city of Louisville," Mayor Greg Fischer said. [...]

By |2019-01-17T14:54:20-05:00January 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Louisville International Airport renamed after Muhammad Ali

Faith Communities Are Saving Lives with Mental Health First Aid

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) has joined American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) and its partners to offer an Interfaith Mental Health First Aid Certification Training on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Many faith communities are at the front lines of the fight for better mental [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:38:54-05:00January 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Faith Communities Are Saving Lives with Mental Health First Aid

Muslims respond to sale of offensive bath mats

Muslims throughout the United States were alarmed to find the sale of home bath mats, inscribed with Quranic text, on the Amazon website.  The bath mats were marketed under the trademark, “Emvency”, a trademark submitted by Suzhou Taluo International Trade Co., Ltd., based in Jiangsu, China. As a result of numerous complaints, a campaign facilitated [...]

By |2019-01-10T12:43:25-05:00January 10th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Muslims respond to sale of offensive bath mats

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