If You Want Change, Come In Numbers

Dear CIOGC Community, We, Muslims, want change: change in policies affecting us on immigration, asylum, gun violence and health care. Change, however, is not spontaneous! Change comes from pushing, nudging, and advocating your policies with Illinois legislators. Whether it is with a legislator, like an Illinois state senator, or with a local official, like a [...]

By |2018-12-19T12:31:34+00:00December 18th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on If You Want Change, Come In Numbers

6/14/17 – Illinois Senate Honors Nia Odeoti-Hassan for decades of service

After over three decades of serving the State of Illinois, Nia Odeoti-Hassan, affectionately called Sister Nia by the Muslim community of Illinois, is retiring. She started as an intern during her sabbatical from college, and thought that her time there would end upon the completion of the internship. Her stay lasted 36 years thereafter, and [...]

By |2017-06-14T21:02:07+00:00June 14th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

5/24/17 – Take one minute today to protect immigrant rights and ensure police accountability

Bills on CIOGC's 2017 Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) agenda are advancing in the House and Senate and we need your help creating witness slips to move them forward! Bills must go through three readings in both the House and Senate, before they are presented to the Governor to sign or veto.  Illinois Trust Act [...]

By |2017-05-24T13:59:09+00:00May 24th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

5/17/17 – CIOGC Legislative Agenda Update

CIOGC's Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) legislative agenda includes four bills that, if passed into law, would help advance causes most relevant the Chicagoland Muslim community, as well as other minority groups in Illinois. The four bills on CIOGC's legislative agenda are The Religious Garb Bill (SB1697), Ensuring Police Accountability Practices (SB0058), Combating Hate Crimes [...]

By |2017-05-17T16:31:38+00:00May 17th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

5/10/17 – CIOGC: IMAD Legislative Agenda update

CIOGC's Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) legislative agenda includes four bills that, if passed into law, would help advance causes most relevant the Chicagoland Muslim community, as well as other minority groups in Illinois. The four bills on CIOGC's legislative agenda were The Religious Garb Bill (SB1697), Ensuring Police Accountability Practices (SB0058), Combating Hate Crimes [...]

By |2017-05-10T16:55:13+00:00May 10th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

5/3/17 – Illinois Senate President Cullerton commends CIOGC’s civic efforts

The Office of Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton recently commended CIOGC's civic efforts on his official website: Fight for diversity, protecting cultural differences earns Senate President award from Chicago Islamic organizations Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton received the “Visionary Leadership Award” for his work to promote tolerance and diversity from the Council of [...]

By |2017-05-03T14:21:09+00:00May 3rd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

5/3/17 – CIOGC and partners make an impact in Springfield for IMAD

CIOGC held its 9th Annual Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) on Thursday, April 27 with a breakfast honoring Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton and Senator Jacqueline Collins, a press conference with the support of legislative leaders, and meetings between Muslim community leaders and Illinois State Senators to discuss and address legislation that matter to [...]

By |2017-05-03T14:17:30+00:00May 3rd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

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