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!

Save the Date for CIOGC’s Annual CommUnity Dinner: Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) will hold its 27th Annual CommUnity Dinner on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Save the date and follow CIOGC for all the latest announcements about our largest event of the year!

By |2019-06-18T12:04:17-05:00June 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on Save the Date for CIOGC’s Annual CommUnity Dinner: Sunday, October 20, 2019

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 condemns burning of Massachusetts synagogues

 This past Thursday, two different Jewish centers, one in Arlington, Massachusetts, the other in Needham, Massachusetts, and the personal residence of the Rabbi for one of the centers were set on fire, just four days apart.This targeted violence is categorically condemned, and the perpetrator, or perpetrators, must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of [...]

By |2019-05-18T12:28:48-05:00May 18th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns burning of Massachusetts synagogues

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 arson against New Haven, Connecticut mosque

Dear CIOGC Community, During the blessed month of Ramadan, we are encouraged to strengthen our resolve, particularly during times of great difficulty. This past Sunday, we were asked to strengthen our resolve again as the Diyanet Mosque in New Haven, Connecticut was intentionally set on fire. This comes as part of a wave of attacks [...]

By |2019-05-15T16:26:52-05:00May 15th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns arson against New Haven, Connecticut mosque

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 |2019-04-16T16:59:01-05:00April 16th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chicago Muslims deeply saddened by fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

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

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