The intentional separation of children from their parents is not only an immoral act, but it is also a practice that will likely cause irreparable harm to these children. The American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Psychiatric Association, collectively representing nearly a quarter of a million physicians in the [...]

By |2018-06-29T13:07:11-05:00June 20th, 2018|Civic, Homepage Announcements|0 Comments

Anti-Registry Bill PASSES Illinois Senate

VICTORY !!! On April 11, 2018, during Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD), we achieved the first step for the Anti-Registry bill becoming law in Illinois: it passed unopposed out of the presiding Illinois senate committee. Today, May 10, 2018, we witnessed the achievement of the next step for the Anti-Registry bill to become [...]

Safety of our mosques

The Community Outreach office of the United States Department of Justice assembled a panel of top subject-matter experts to provide us with practical advice to keep our mosques and schools safe.  CIOGC was honored to host Kevin Kethley, Assistant Special Agent of the FBI Chicago Field Office, Lisa Mallory-Nance, Emergency Response Coordinator, Cook County Health [...]

By |2018-06-07T13:33:45-05:00April 25th, 2018|Civic, Homepage Announcements|0 Comments

The Bombing of Ghouta

Each day that bombs fall in Ghouta, Syria, lives are lost. Yesterday, Wednesday, March 6th, forty-five (45) people died from a blanket of bombs falling on the villages of Eastern Ghouta. The loss of human life grows each day that the bombing persists. Will you Help? Our community leaders ask for each [...]

By |2018-03-09T15:36:01-06:00March 7th, 2018|Civic|0 Comments

Muslim Voter Apathy?

Apathy is defined as having a lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. Hence, with respect to the question of voting in the upcoming March 20, 2018 primary elections, Muslim voter apathy concerns a lack of interest or concern to vote. In a previous article we wrote “what’s better than a Muslim voter? Informed Muslim [...]

By |2018-03-03T03:11:15-06:00February 22nd, 2018|Civic|0 Comments