The United States Department of Justice, in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Cook County Department of Homeland Security,  is partnering with Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) to present a half-day workshop on Best Practices for Safety and Prevention for Schools and Places of Worship.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, April 21st from 10am-12pm at the Mecca Center. Please RSVP to attend. You can also review the workshop agenda. If you have questions, please contact CIOGC at 312-506-0070.

Our guest presenters will include:

  • The Honorable John Lausch – US Attorney for Northern District of Illinois
  • Kevin Keithley  – Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of the FBI Chicago Field Office
  • Lisa Mallory-Nance – Emergency Response Coordinator Cook County Health & Human Services
  • DuPage County Sheriff John E. Zaruba or Michael Lay, Chief of Police for Villa Park Police Department

The Mecca Center urges community members to attend this Safety Workshop for timely advice and counsel from the top officials of these federal and state agencies.