Muslims make an impact in the 2018 Midterm and Illinois Elections

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 [...]

By |2018-11-11T13:19:35+00:00November 11th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|0 Comments

VIDEO: Mariam Sobh invites you to our 2018 CommUnity Dinner

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

By |2018-10-29T11:07:28+00:00October 29th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on VIDEO: Mariam Sobh invites you to our 2018 CommUnity Dinner

CIOGC Condemns Violence at Pittsburgh Synagogue

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 [...]

By |2018-10-28T20:32:49+00:00October 28th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC Condemns Violence at Pittsburgh Synagogue

VIDEO: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed invites you to our 2018 CommUnity Dinner

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!

By |2018-10-29T11:04:08+00:00October 24th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on VIDEO: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed invites you to our 2018 CommUnity Dinner

VIDEO: Vote in the Illinois General Election, November 6 #OurTimeOurVote

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.

By |2018-10-29T11:10:24+00:00October 24th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on VIDEO: Vote in the Illinois General Election, November 6 #OurTimeOurVote

Meet Mariam Sobh: 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner Emcee

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is pleased to announce that award winning journalist Mariam Sobh will serve as the Emcee of our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Mariam has been reporting and anchoring in Chicago for over 13 years. Mariam [...]

By |2018-10-26T11:02:41+00:00October 23rd, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Meet Mariam Sobh: 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner Emcee

The Fate of A Respected Journalist

Fundamental to the role of any journalist is to inform the public. Journalists add value to the public discourse by providing credible and reliable evidence and offering critical analysis of that information. We, as citizens, rely upon the work of journalists to form our personal opinions on issues being debated in public discussions. They are [...]

By |2018-10-17T15:01:27+00:00October 17th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on The Fate of A Respected Journalist

Reaffirming Accountability and Fairness

When the jury returned a verdict of guilty against Officer Jason Van Dyke, the city breathed a collective sigh of relief.  It also answered the prayer of many of us that the McDonald family realize a sense of justice for the loss of Laquan. While the video cam was visual proof of Van Dyke’s aggression, [...]

By |2018-10-10T13:52:15+00:00October 10th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Reaffirming Accountability and Fairness

Submit your nominations for 2018 Top Muslim Achievers

As believers in Islam, we strive to be the best in all of our endeavors. These individuals are the bright stars of our community. Annually, CIOGC recognizes the bright stars in the Illinois Muslim community, be it in Islamic studies, the arts, the sciences, professions, public service, or other areas of accomplishment. Top Muslim Achievers [...]

By |2018-10-10T19:17:52+00:00September 24th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Submit your nominations for 2018 Top Muslim Achievers

RSVP for CIOGC’s 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner, Nov. 17

We are pleased to invite you to our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner. This is a unique event that brings together a thousand guests; including representatives of Chicago area Muslims of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds as well as prominent leaders of other faiths and elected officials. KEYNOTE SPEAKER, ABDUL EL-SAYED, MD, DPhil CIOGC has always [...]

By |2018-09-29T13:40:01+00:00September 22nd, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on RSVP for CIOGC’s 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner, Nov. 17

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