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Last chance to make your 2018 donations!All donations to CIOGC are tax-deductible and Zakat-eligible.Even a small amount from each one of us can go a long way. We encourage you to donate to CIOGC in these last hours of 2018 and to forward this email to your friends and family. You can donate online or mail a check to CIOGC, 231 S. State [...]

By |2018-12-30T14:49:25-05:00December 30th, 2018|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Support our commitment to Interfaith Dialogue & Service

IMAN’s Fresh Beats & Eats Farmers Market opens July 21

Intended to counteract food deserts in Chicago’s southwest side, IMAN’s Fresh Beats & Eats Farmers Market offers a variety of locally grown produce, tasty baked goods, and freshly squeezed juices. This family-friendly, community-centered market allows for the local community to access high-quality, fresh, and local produce at affordable prices. The Farmers Market will be open [...]

By |2017-07-19T16:35:48-05:00July 19th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

7/6/17 – CIOGC extends sincere thanks and well wishes to Senator Christine Radogno

CIOGC extends its sincere thanks and well wishes to Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, representing the 41st District in DuPage, Will, and Cook counties, who recently announced her retirement. Radogno first took office in 1997 and began her third term as leader in 2013. She is the first female caucus leader in Illinois General [...]

By |2017-07-06T18:54:40-05:00July 6th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

5/3/17 – CIOGC social justice panel underscores women’s activism

CIOGC held a women’s panel entitled “Islam, Women, & Social Justice” at Islamic Foundation in Villa Park on Sunday, April 30. The panelists included Dr. Aminah McCloud, founder and director of the Islamic World Studies Program at DePaul, Husnaa Vhora, CIOGC Communications Coordinator, and Sadia Nawab, Youth and Arts Manager at Inner-City Muslim Action Network [...]

By |2017-05-03T14:46:24-05:00May 3rd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/29/17 – Dr. Aminah McCloud recognized at International Women’s Month event

The Cook County Board of Commissioners and President Tony Preckwinkle recognized women in faith on March 22 at the Cook County Clerk’s office. The women belonged to ministries, congregations and organizations from across Chicago, and were honored for their essential and inestimable contributions to the health and viability of Cook County. CIOGC nominated Dr. Aminah [...]

By |2017-03-29T15:10:10-05:00March 29th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/1/17 – Communities unite to #FightFearBuildPower at IMAN Refugee Remix Rally

Over one hundred people joined the Inner-City Muslim Action Network's (IMAN) #FightFearBuildPower: Refugee Remix Rally on February 25 in Chicago to unite against President Trump's executive orders to ban Muslims from seven countries and deport undocumented immigrants. The event, which was held on the corner of Wabash Ave and Upper Wacker Drive, featured voices of [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:26:03-05:00March 1st, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/18/17 – CIOGC joins IMAN to #FightFearBuildPower on MLK Day

Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) brought together a diverse crowd on January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and to renew his vision for a beloved community. Hundreds of people gathered to listen to testimonies and were treated to musical performances from musicians Phenom, Frank Waln and Quinto Imperio before [...]

By |2017-01-19T19:50:42-05:00January 19th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/18/17 – CIOGC attends City of Chicago MLK Interfaith Breakfast to celebrate King’s legacy

CIOGC participated in the City of Chicago's 31st Annual Interfaith Breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 13 at the Hilton Chicago. The breakfast, attended by local religious and civic leaders like Senator Richard Durbin and Cook County Board President Tony Preckwinkle, served to celebrate Dr. King’s life, his mission of [...]

By |2017-01-19T19:33:49-05:00January 19th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/18/17 – Chicago Muslims join rally to defend immigrant and refugee rights

By Husnaa Vhora The Council of Islamic Organization of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) and a number of Muslim community organizations joined the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) for a rally at the Chicago Teachers Union on January 14 to call on elected officials and leaders to make Illinois a safe and welcoming place [...]

By |2017-01-19T19:16:45-05:00January 19th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/10/17 – RSVP for IMAN’s “Fighting Fear/Building Power,” January 16

CIOGC participated in the City of Chicago's 31st Annual Interfaith Breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 13 at the Hilton Chicago. The breakfast, hosted by Mayor Emanuel, was attended by local religious and civic leaders including Senator Richard Durbin and Cook County Board President Tony Preckwinkle. The event served to [...]

By |2017-01-10T18:30:38-05:00January 10th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

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