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!
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
August 24, 2016 Are you interested in volunteering for your community? CIOGC is looking for volunteers for the Annual CommUnity Dinner on October 29, 2016! Click here to learn more!