CIOGC Muslim Youth Expo

Join us for the 3rd Annual Muslim Youth Expo on September 23, 2017 at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois. This year's Youth Expo will include lectures, a Career Fair, and Fresh Palettes Art Competition. Halal food vendors, exhibitors, and merchandisers will also be on-site. REGISTER TODAY! WHAT: CIOGC 3rd Annual Muslim Youth [...]

By | 2016-09-23T15:52:15+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Attacks in NY and MN

September 21, 2016 CIOGC is following with concern the developments after the attacks in New York and Minnesota over the weekend. We are concerned that 29 innocent people were injured in New York’s bomb attack and nine innocent people were hurt in Minnesota’s knife attack. We are thankful that none of the injuries were serious. [...]

By | 2016-09-20T14:29:34+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Greetings of Hajj and Eid al-Adha

September 14, 2016 As millions of Muslims converged on Makkah al-Mukarramah, rest of the 1.6 billion Muslims around the world joined them in celebrating Eid al-Adha. The celebrations commemorate Prophet Ibrahim’s (may Allah’s peace be on him) successful completion of a test from Allah of the strength of his belief, namely sacrificing his son by [...]

By | 2016-09-14T16:14:53+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chairman’s Message: The Promises and Perils of Social Media

September 8, 2016 By Dr. Mohammed Kaiseruddin Teenagers average about 50 hours of screen time per week (more than seven hours a day!). Combine that staggering statistic with a report that ISIS’ extensive social media network carries at least 500 million messages a day through more than 46,000 Twitter accounts.” Now you can begin to understand the [...]

By | 2016-09-08T18:36:53+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFANCA & Sabeel Food Pantry: 16th Annual Chicago Muslim Turkey Drive

November 2, 2016 IFANCA and the Sabeel Food Pantry are pleased to announce the 2017 Chicago Muslim Turkey Drive. Last year, community members helped us distribute 1,500 turkeys to deserving families in the Chicagoland area. This year IFANCA seeks your support to distribute 5,000 turkeys! The Turkey Drive is supported by the Sabeel Food Pantry, [...]

By | 2016-08-31T19:01:29+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Call for Nominations for 2016 Top Muslim Achievers

August 17, 2016 You are invited to nominate Top Muslim Achievers of 2016. The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) will recognize up to three Top Achievers of our community at its 2016 Annual CommUnity Dinner later this year, inshallah.Top Muslim Achievers are people who have excelled in their respective fields and have [...]

By | 2016-08-17T21:34:07+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Voices: These Muslim parents speak out for many

August 3, 2016 By Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY Since he took the stage at the Democratic National Convention last week armed with a pocket-size copy of the U.S. Constitution and righteous anger, Khizr Khan, an American lawyer born in Pakistan, has emerged as the most powerful voice against Donald Trump’s scaremongering about Muslim people. Read [...]

By | 2016-08-03T21:11:42+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments