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."
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
CIOGC 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner Keynote Speaker ABDUL EL-SAYED, MD, DPhil CIOGC has always invited prominent national figures to speak at this dinner. This year we are very pleased that an incredibly accomplished individual and a dynamic leader will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Abdul El-Syed has recently burst into the national scene by running [...]
We are pleased to offer you sponsorship opportunities at our 26th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Drury Lane in Oak Brook, IL. The dinner brings together Muslims, interfaith leaders, and elected officials to celebrate our accomplishments from the past year. These accomplishments have been realized from these different groups working together. The dinner provides us with [...]