Dear CIOGC Community, During the blessed month of Ramadan, we are encouraged to strengthen our resolve, particularly during times of great difficulty. This past Sunday, we were asked to strengthen our resolve again as the Diyanet Mosque in New Haven, Connecticut was intentionally set on fire. This comes as part of a wave of attacks [...]
The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), a unifying federation of more than 50 Chicagoland Islamic institutions, extends its heartfelt sympathy to the Catholic Church and the citizens of the nation of France at the losses sustained at Notre Dame Church. "CIOGC is deeply saddened to learn about the fire at the Notre [...]
The Aden Center (9070 South Octavia Ave.) in Bridgeview will be hosting Health Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
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, [...]
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 [...]
We are pleased to offer you sponsorship opportunities at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Drury Lane in Oak Brook, IL. The dinner brings together Muslims, interfaith leaders, and elected officials to celebrate our accomplishments from the past year. These accomplishments have been realized from these different groups working together. The dinner provides us with [...]
What help can the federal government provide where zoning approval for your new facility is being denied? Did you know a local Muslim agency had to purge the names of many donors on its donors’ list in order to comply with GDPR? What if a rogue actor enters your masjid and seriously injures someone? Have [...]
MUSLIM ACHIEVERS Asalamu Alaikum, Dear Community Leaders, CIOGC invites you to submit your nominations for your 2018 Top Muslim Achievers! We will recognize up to three Top Achievers from the Muslim community at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on November 17, 2018, insha'Allah. Top Muslim Achievers are individuals who have excelled in their respective fields and have either [...]
SENATE Bill 3488, Anti Registry Program Act, the Council of Islamic Organizations’ primary Springfield legislative initiative this year, has been signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner. This bill is of vital importance not only to the Muslim community, but other minority communities as well. Our nation, has in the past, isolated individuals based upon [...]
October 1, 2016 Don’t miss out on FREE TICKETS to CIOGC's Muslim Youth Expo. We will have notable speakers like Ubaydallah Evans, Zeid Khater and Lena Tleib, booths for colleges and awesome vendors! You can also check out our first ever arts + design competition! Register now!