If You Want Change, Come In Numbers

Dear CIOGC Community, We, Muslims, want change: change in policies affecting us on immigration, asylum, gun violence and health care. Change, however, is not spontaneous! Change comes from pushing, nudging, and advocating your policies with Illinois legislators. Whether it is with a legislator, like an Illinois state senator, or with a local official, like a [...]

By |2018-12-19T12:31:34+00:00December 18th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on If You Want Change, Come In Numbers

First Muslim Chaplain for City of Chicago offers Thanksgiving Prayer

Hysni Selenica, center, greets a visitor at a Thanksgiving interfaith prayer service at the Chicago Temple. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune) On November 21, 2018 the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago held its annual Thanksgiving Observance at the Chicago Temple, 69 W. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.  The observance is an interfaith gathering where the prayers [...]

By |2018-12-12T13:59:34+00:00December 12th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on First Muslim Chaplain for City of Chicago offers Thanksgiving Prayer

Thank you for attending our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner

The evening of November 17, 2018 was special to CIOGC as we celebrated our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner. Our emcee, Mariam Sobh, was insightful and witty and kept us schedule throughout the evening. The program provided us the opportunity to showcase what we are doing for our member organizations and for the Muslim community.  The evening [...]

By |2018-11-21T22:49:18+00:00November 21st, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Thank you for attending our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed: CIOGC 2018 Top Muslim Achiever

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is pleased to announce our second Top Muslim Achiever of 2018, Dr. Abdul Rahman El-Sayed. He will be recognized at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Dr. El-Sayed will also serve as the event's keynote speaker. Abdul Rahman [...]

By |2018-11-15T10:08:32+00:00November 15th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Dr. Abdul El-Sayed: CIOGC 2018 Top Muslim Achiever

Dr. Zaher Sahloul: CIOGC 2018 Top Muslim Achiever

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is pleased to announce our first Top Muslim Achiever of 2018, Dr. Zaher Sahloul. He will be recognized at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Zaher Sahloul, MD is a Critical Care Specialist, Associate Clinical Professor at the [...]

By |2018-11-15T10:01:41+00:00November 15th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Dr. Zaher Sahloul: CIOGC 2018 Top Muslim Achiever

CIOGC Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Bambade Shakoor-Abdullah

Dr. Bambade Shakoor-Abdullah entered college at the age of sixteen and became the first African-American to earn a PhD. in Public Health from the University of Illinois, Chicago Campus (UIC).  She worked as an adjunct Psychology and Sociology professor in City Colleges and Universities. During her academic career, she wrote numerous articles in peer reviewed [...]

By |2018-11-12T15:08:12+00:00November 12th, 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

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