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 [...]

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CIOGC joins interfaith service in solidarity with Charlottesville

CIOGC joined the interfaith community of Chicago Monday, August 14, for a prayerful gathering of solidarity with the people of Charlottesville - and all those who courageously resist the white supremacist racism that grips our country.  Muslims, Jews, and Christians, along with Mexican immigrants gathered at the Kluczynski Federal Building in downtown Chicago to share a [...]

By |2017-08-16T17:57:20-05:00August 16th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/22/17 – Join CIOGC, #ProtectedByFaith interfaith solidarity event, Feb. 26 at ICN

CIOGC will join religious leaders from Protected by Faith this Sunday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m. at the Islamic Center of Naperville (ICN), for an interfaith vigil to urge for the protection of immigrants and refugees. Faith leaders will stand in solidarity with immigrants and Muslim families in our communities who are frightened, feel marginalized, [...]

By |2017-02-21T20:07:26-06:00February 21st, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/7/17 – ABC 7: Demonstrators Show Support for Muslims In Response To Travel Ban

Originally published by ABC 7 By Leah Hope Faith groups, immigrant rights leaders and community activists all took part in a Day of Action--like the one seen outside JFK Airport in New York--in response to President Trump's new travel ban.Similar rallies were held in in Bridgeview and Chicago.Midday prayer at the downtown Islamic Center preceded [...]

By |2017-02-06T20:29:58-06:00February 6th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/6/17 – CBS 2: Dozens form human chain to support Muslims in America

Originally published by CBS 2 By Sandra Torres Dozens formed a human chain Friday at a mosque in the southwest suburbs. They joined other diverse faith groups around the country by standing in solidarity with Muslims in America. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports. The human chain at the Bridgeview mosque was part of the “We [...]

By |2017-02-06T20:05:28-06:00February 6th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/3/17 – FOX 32: Jews, Christians and Muslims band together to protest Trump’s immigration orders

Originally published by FOX 32 Chicago Jews, Christians and Muslims all banded together Friday to protest President Trump's immigration orders.The protesters formed a human chain in front of a mosque in southwest suburban Bridgeview."We are standing here as Jews alongside Christians and all people of good faith to say so long as Muslims cannot pray [...]

By |2017-02-06T19:10:16-06:00February 6th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

12/21/16 – MCC Youth Event: Nothing Will Stop Us, Jan. 29

The Muslim Community Center (MCC) is coordinating a Interfaith event focused on youth empowerment on January 29 called "Nothing Will Stop Us"  (weather, political conditions, or religion). Youth from different backgrounds and religions, will walk one mile around MEC together as a symbolic action of solidarity. The event will conclude with a discussion about how [...]

By |2016-12-21T22:20:46-06:00December 21st, 2016|E-News Articles|0 Comments

11/16/16 – Chicago Muslims build interfaith bridges post-2016 election

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), a coalition of over 60 mosques and Islamic institutions across Chicagoland, joined DuPage United, a community organization of churches, mosques, synagogues, and civic institutions, for a night of solidarity and action on Thursday, November 17 at the Islamic Center of Naperville. The fall assembly, titled "Solidarity [...]

By |2016-11-16T18:07:25-06:00November 16th, 2016|E-News Articles|0 Comments