Every year since 2009, CIOGC has provided the greater Chicago Muslim community the opportunity to engage with Illinois legislators in a meaningful way through Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD). This year, Illinois Muslim Action Day will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Save the date! Our legislative agenda is inclusive and serves of importance [...]
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 [...]
(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.
Zakat Foundation of America in partnership with Indiana University's Lake Institute on Faith & Giving is offering an Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising 3-day intensive course from March 1 through March 3 in Bridgeview. Learn more and register today at: bit.ly/2HudNxU. For more information, please contact [email protected]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Aden Center (9070 South Octavia Ave.) in Bridgeview will be hosting Health Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center and Taqwa Islamic Center are sponsoring a How To Eat To Live Seminar on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm. Dr. Lynne Muhammad will present an Interactive Learning Presentation that will demonstrate how to cook healthy meals and educating us on'How To Eat To Live.' This program will be held at the Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center, 2525 W. 71st Street, [...]