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CNN Video: CIOGC addresses “Jihad Squad” meme by Illinois GOP group

Watch CIOGC Executive Director G. Abdullah Mitchell on CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin as he addresses an image published on The Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association's Facebook page that characterizes Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib as the “Jihad Squad."

By |2019-07-24T21:23:43-05:00July 24th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles|Comments Off on CNN Video: CIOGC addresses “Jihad Squad” meme by Illinois GOP group

CIOGC condemns Illinois GOP “Jihad Squad” Facebook post

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) condemns a meme published on The Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association’s Facebook page which characterizes Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib as the “Jihad Squad.” These women of color are giving voice to those who are not heard in the halls of [...]

By |2019-07-24T15:38:22-05:00July 23rd, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns Illinois GOP “Jihad Squad” Facebook post

Join us for an evening with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club on July 27!

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) in cooperation with the Council of Islamic Schools of Illinois invite the Muslim community to an evening with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club on July 27, 2019 at 7pm as the Chicago Fire battle Wayne Rooney and D.C. United at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois. Tickets [...]

By |2019-07-02T10:58:35-05:00July 2nd, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Join us for an evening with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club on July 27!

Save the Date for CIOGC’s Annual CommUnity Dinner: Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) will hold its 27th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Save the date and follow CIOGC for all the latest announcements about our largest event of the year!

By |2019-06-18T12:04:17-05:00June 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Save the Date for CIOGC’s Annual CommUnity Dinner: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Eid Fest at the Ballpark: Fun for All

From devouring their favorite snacks to cheering for the home team, family and friends enjoyed Muslim Eid Fest at White Sox Park. Nearly 500 Muslims purchased tickets for the Monday, June 10 game between the White Sox and the Washington Nationals, and the White Sox proved to be excellent hosts. From reserving excellent seats for our [...]

By |2019-06-14T09:12:58-05:00June 14th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Eid Fest at the Ballpark: Fun for All

Chicagoland Muslims and Catholics break bread at 22nd Annual Iftar

Asalamu Alaikum, Greetings of Peace, CIOGC joined the Archdiocese of Chicago to mark the breaking of the Ramadan fast at the 22nd Annual Muslim-Catholic Iftar on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park. The longstanding Muslim-Catholic Iftar allowed for the groups to join in friendship and solidarity during the Islamic holy [...]

By |2019-05-23T13:08:31-05:00May 23rd, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Interfaith|Comments Off on Chicagoland Muslims and Catholics break bread at 22nd Annual Iftar

CIOGC condemns burning of Massachusetts synagogues

 This past Thursday, two different Jewish centers, one in Arlington, Massachusetts, the other in Needham, Massachusetts, and the personal residence of the Rabbi for one of the centers were set on fire, just four days apart.This targeted violence is categorically condemned, and the perpetrator, or perpetrators, must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of [...]

By |2019-07-24T20:10:01-05:00May 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns burning of Massachusetts synagogues

CIOGC Executive Director G. Abdullah Mitchell shares about mosque security during Ramadan

In this edition of Radio Islam, Imam Tariq I. El-Amin talks with the Executive Director of the CIOGC, Gregory Abdullah Mitchell, about a new security initiative designed to benefit Muslim organizations. They also talk about the rising tide of anti-Muslim violence in the United States, and the recent arson hate crime committed against a [...]

By |2019-05-18T11:36:54-05:00May 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC Executive Director G. Abdullah Mitchell shares about mosque security during Ramadan

CIOGC condemns arson against New Haven, Connecticut mosque

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 [...]

By |2019-07-24T20:12:33-05:00May 15th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns arson against New Haven, Connecticut mosque

CIOGC condemns terrorist attacks on Sri Lanka churches and hotels

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) vehemently condemns the terrorist attacks that killed at least 207 people and left hundreds more injured in Sri Lanka churches and hotels on the holy day of Easter Sunday. “CIOGC stands with our Christian brothers and sisters and all victims of these inhuman attacks. We [...]

By |2019-07-24T12:29:32-05:00April 21st, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns terrorist attacks on Sri Lanka churches and hotels

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