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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!

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 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 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

Chicago Muslims deeply saddened by fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), a unifying federation of more than 50 Chicagoland Islamic institutions, extends its heartfelt sympathy to the Catholic Church and the citizens of the nation of France at the losses sustained at Notre Dame Church. "CIOGC is deeply saddened to learn about the fire at the Notre [...]

By |2019-07-24T20:30:38-05:00April 16th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Chicago Muslims deeply saddened by fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

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 |2019-07-24T20:50:09-05:00March 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns horrific massacre of Muslim worshippers

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