CIOGC condemns horrific massacre of Muslim worshippers

Today, as Muslims assembled for Friday prayers in a masjid located in downtown Christchurch, New Zealand, a fully armed male, openly and indiscriminately, fired upon the Muslim worshippers. The shooting was directed at all within the mosque, both men and women. The number of those killed or injured has yet to be determined. This level [...]

By |2019-03-18T13:37:47-05:00March 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns horrific massacre of Muslim worshippers

CIOGC urges Democratic leadership to pass resolution condemning all forms of bigotry

In light of the scrutiny directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota for critical comments made about Israel and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing over 50 Muslim religious, educational, civic, and charitable organizations in the Chicago area, urges Democratic senior leadership to pass [...]

By |2019-03-08T13:50:43-05:00March 7th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC urges Democratic leadership to pass resolution condemning all forms of bigotry

ISNS Fundraising Dinner “Preparing for the Akhirah,” April 5

(ISNS) Islamic Society of Northwest Suburbs invites community members to their Fundraising Dinner "Preparing for the Akhirah (the Hereafter)" on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 6:30pm at Cotillion Banquets in Palatine. Register today at www.isns.org.

By |2019-02-28T15:51:21-05:00February 28th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on ISNS Fundraising Dinner “Preparing for the Akhirah,” April 5

Chicago Cubs and Chicago Muslim Organizations Agree to Work Together Against Islamophobia

Our initial meeting with Cubs management, which included Chicago Cubs Executive Chairman, Tom Ricketts, was a frank and open discussion of Islamophobia, its impact, and the harm Islamophobia acts create. Mr. Ricketts extended his apology for the harm caused by the emails, and, in turn, we provided the Cubs management and him with an overview [...]

By |2019-02-18T15:24:21-05:00February 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Chicago Cubs and Chicago Muslim Organizations Agree to Work Together Against Islamophobia

Aurora Shootings: Gun Violence Must Stop

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) offers its heartfelt condolences and prayers to families who lost family members and to members of the Aurora, Illinois Police Department injured in service to the public on Friday afternoon. We pray you find the strength to endure this hardship and be granted the perseverance to [...]

By |2019-02-17T12:28:40-05:00February 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Aurora Shootings: Gun Violence Must Stop

2019 Chicago Election Guide

You don't have to wait until election day to cast a ballot! Early voting has begun as of February 11, 2019. Election Day for the 2019 Chicago Elections is February 26, 2019. Learn more about the candidates running for office, how to register to vote, and where your polling places are below. Races: Chicago Mayor [...]

By |2019-02-13T12:04:12-05:00February 12th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|0 Comments

CIOGC supports furloughed federal workers

Forty (40%) of U.S. households have less than $1,000.00 to address financial emergencies. Many are living paycheck to paycheck. With the shutdown approach a full month, many federal workers and their families are experiencing severe financial difficulties: eviction, utility cutoff delayed medical care. Like many of the households referenced above, many have no emergency funds on [...]

By |2019-02-08T16:26:03-05:00February 8th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC supports furloughed federal workers

CIOGC rebukes racist, Islamophobic remarks of Chicago Cubs owner, Joe Ricketts

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing over 50 Muslim religious, educational, civic, and charitable organizations in the Chicago area, rebukes the racist, Islamophobic remarks of Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts exposed as part of a collection of leaked emails published by Splinter on Monday. In the emails, Ricketts makes numerous racial slurs [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:23:58-05:00February 5th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC rebukes racist, Islamophobic remarks of Chicago Cubs owner, Joe Ricketts

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