IMAD | CIOGC - Part 2

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 |2017-05-17T16:31:38-05:00May 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 |2017-05-10T16:55:13-05:00May 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 |2017-05-03T14:21:09-05:00May 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 |2017-05-03T14:17:30-05:00May 3rd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

4/11/17 – Join us for Illinois Muslim Action Day on April 27!

Our 9th Annual Illinois Muslim Action Day is tomorrow, April 27! We thank everyone who registered for IMAD and look forward to seeing you in Springfield. 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). Every year since [...]

By |2017-04-11T18:11:45-05:00April 11th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

4/5/17 – Join us for Illinois Muslim Action Day on April 27!

Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) on Thursday, April 27 is quickly approaching and we encourage CIOGC membership to participate in this important event! Community members and institutions should contact Farah Bousmaha at [email protected] to reserve their spot at this year's IMAD. Every year since 2009, CIOGC has provided the greater Chicago Muslim community the opportunity [...]

By |2017-04-05T15:00:54-05:00April 5th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/22/17 – Chicago Muslims build power for IMAD 2017

By Husnaa Vhora The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) will support four bills in Springfield for Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) on April 27. These include ensuring police accountability practices (SB0058), expanding safe zones for immigrants (HB0426), defending religious freedoms in the workplace (SB1697), and combating hate crimes (HB3711). One of the [...]

By |2017-03-22T14:59:50-05:00March 22nd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/22/17 – CIOGC presents on IMAD at Northeastern Illinois University

On March 14, CIOGC Programs Coordinator Walid Sankari presented on CIOGC volunteer opportunities for a recently resurgent Muslim Students Association (MSA) at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in Chicago. Alongside CAIR-Chicago’s Research Coordinator, Tauseef Akbar, the two representatives explained the nature of their Islamic non-profit work and developmental opportunities for Muslim students through volunteer work therein. [...]

By |2017-03-22T14:53:44-05:00March 22nd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/14/17 – CIOGC presents Illinois Muslim Action Day 2017 legislative agenda

Each year on Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD), CIOGC presents a legislative agenda to lawmakers in Springfield that is relevant to the Muslim community as well as many other faith-based communities. For IMAD 2017, CIOGC is bringing the following issues to the table: Combating Hate Crimes (HB3711) Defending Religious Freedom in the Workplace (SB1697)  Expanding [...]

By |2017-03-14T22:29:42-05:00March 14th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

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