Chicago faith communities express condolences to Muslims after NZ massacre

Chicago faith communities reached out in solidarity to the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) and the Muslim community after 50 Muslim worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand were killed in a terrorist attack last week. Below are letters of support from our interfaith partners: TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF [...]

By |2019-03-22T16:20:43-05:00March 22nd, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Chicago faith communities express condolences to Muslims after NZ massacre

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 |2019-03-18T13:37:47-05:00March 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns horrific massacre of Muslim worshippers

Apply for the Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) Page Program

The CIOGC Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) Page Program gives Muslim youth from the Chicagoland area an exciting chance to learn about the legislative process by shadowing state lawmakers at their offices in Springfield, Illinois. The IMAD Page Program is open to juniors and seniors in high school and first and second year students in [...]

By |2019-03-11T13:57:42-05:00March 8th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Apply for the Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) Page Program

CIOGC urges Democratic leadership to pass resolution condemning all forms of bigotry

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 [...]

By |2019-03-08T13:50:43-05:00March 7th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC urges Democratic leadership to pass resolution condemning all forms of bigotry

ISNS Fundraising Dinner “Preparing for the Akhirah,” April 5

(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.

By |2019-02-28T15:51:21-05:00February 28th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on ISNS Fundraising Dinner “Preparing for the Akhirah,” April 5

Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising 3-Day Course, March 1 through March 3

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]

By |2019-02-27T12:01:34-05:00February 27th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising 3-Day Course, March 1 through March 3

Chicago Cubs and Chicago Muslim Organizations Agree to Work Together Against Islamophobia

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 [...]

By |2019-02-18T15:24:21-05:00February 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Chicago Cubs and Chicago Muslim Organizations Agree to Work Together Against Islamophobia

Aurora Shootings: Gun Violence Must Stop

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 [...]

By |2019-02-17T12:28:40-05:00February 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Aurora Shootings: Gun Violence Must Stop

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