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2024 – Looking  Ahead(0)

January 20, 2024

From the year that was, to the year to be Azher Quader President, CBC Chicago, January 20, 2024 The Year that Was A new year is upon us with all its new challenges and new opportunities. Each year we have witnessed with increasing concern and disappointment, the dysfunction that exists at the highest levels of… Read More ›

Reflections on the launch of another war

Azher QuaderPresident, CBCNovember 7, 2023 “An eye for an eye will leave the whole world blind.” Gandhi But maybe the blindness that rage creates, may someday allow others to see and recognize that settling scores through violence is never a good way to solve our problems. The world we live in is bitterly conflicted at… Read More ›

Do you know your God?

Azher QuaderPresident, CBCChicago, April 15, 2023 Hint # 1 – who do u fear the most?Hint #2 – what do u love the most? Those two questions when answered honestly will be more worth our meditating uponthan all the loud declarations of faith we so often make without thinking much.Mankind’s greatest fears are from food… Read More ›

In Ramadan: Becoming Spiritual

Every Ramadan we make enthusiastic and elaborate plans to become more pious and spiritual. Not everyone approaches this fond goal the same way though.  For most it is a greater compliance to the daily routines of praying and fasting in the month. For many it is the longer time spent in the reading and recitation… Read More ›

Estate Planning Basics Webinar

You don’t want to miss this Free Webinar hosted by Community Builders Council on Estate Planning Basics, next Thursday, Feb 2, 2023, from 7pm CST/ 8pm EST Understand how Probate works and how to avoid it. Learn the essentials for Asset Protection through the creation of Trusts and much more.

Reflections: In 2023 Our Choices and Challenges

Azher QuaderPresident, CBCChicago, IL, Jan 1, 2023 As we begin another year and we look back at the happenings of 2022, there is much toreflect upon and much to learn from. Life is of course, a series of choices. When we make the right choices arguably, wemove towards some worthy goals we may have set… Read More ›

“CBC Sound Bites”: Attorney Amina Saeed’s presentation on Estate Planning 12/9/18

Speaker Amina Saeed, Esq. Member, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys   Link to the presentation: Link to Q&A   Topics  covered: Advantages and disadvantages of Wills and Living Trusts How Probate court works and how to avoid it Problems with joint property ownership after death of one spouse Protecting children’s inheritance from future lawsuits… Read More ›

Sound Bites: Caring for Refugees

Caring for Refugees Watch the panel discussion. Here is what they said at the CBC Forum on 3.3.17. Speakers you will hear are Laura Youngberg Iraqi Mutual Aid Society, www.imas.org Atya Kazmi, ICNA Relief, http://www.icnarelief.org/ Ahlam Mahmood, Iraqi Refugee/ICNA Relief , M.Faheem, Center for Strategic Solutions, www.cfss.us in that order. Suzanne Akhras, SCN www.syriancommunitynetwork.org could… Read More ›

Did you Vote?

Have you voted? When You Vote Democracy Wins It will be all over in a few hours now. You are witnesses to history as it is being made in America. Hopefully you have participated in this historic moment and not remained on the sidelines and in the shadows. Because politics is not a spectator sport…. Read More ›

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