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 [...]
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 [...]
Every year 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). We invite you to join us in the State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois on Thursday, April 11, 2019 for IMAD. Please complete the form below and [...]
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 [...]
Every year 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). This year, Illinois Muslim Action Day will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Save the date! Our legislative agenda is inclusive and serves of importance [...]
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 [...]
(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.
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 [...]
The Aden Center (9070 South Octavia Ave.) in Bridgeview will be hosting Health Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
You don't have to wait until election day to cast a ballot! Early voting has begun as of February 11, 2019. Election Day for the 2019 Chicago Elections is February 26, 2019. Learn more about the candidates running for office, how to register to vote, and where your polling places are below. Races: Chicago Mayor [...]