CIOGC

CIOGC Condemns Killing of Photojournalist James Foley

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing more than 400,000 Muslims across greater Chicagoland, strongly condemns the barbaric killing of photojournalist James Foley

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August 28, 2014

CIOGC condemns killing of photojournalist James Foley

(CHICAGO, IL – 8/21/14) – The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing more than 400,000 Muslims across greater Chicagoland, strongly condemns the barbaric killing of photojournalist James Foley by a group that calls itself the Islamic State (otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL). “Islam teaches that the killing of an innocent person […]

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August 26, 2014

CIOGC Commends Local Media

Press Release This past week, on May 8, the Council held a press conference to add Chicago Muslims’ voices to the global condemnation against the kidnappings of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria. The Council along with the Nigerian Islamic Association declare that labeling Boko Haram (the culprits behind the kidnappings) as an Islamic group is […]

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May 15, 2014

The CIOGC’s 21st Annual Banquet a Success

The first ever recognition of Top Muslim Achievers of Chicagoland was a hit with almost 900 attendees at the CIOGC’s 21st Anniversary Dinner.

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November 7, 2013

Muslim Leaders Participate in Mayor Emanuel’s Inauguration

Imam Kareem Irfan, President of the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago and former Chairperson of CIOGC was one of the faith leaders that offered an invocation at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s inauguration on May 16.

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May 19, 2011