The PSSF held its 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner at Alhambra Palace in Chicago on September 11, 2019. The special guest speaker for the event was Rami Nashashibi, the executive director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN). Dr. Nashashibi is a MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow and a 2018 Opus Prize laureate. He received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago and has taught courses at multiple universities since, including a teaching appointment at the Chicago Theological Seminary. He was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. As a humanitarian and a Palestinian, Dr. Nashashibi voiced his strong support of the PSSF mission and encouraged others to contribute to the noble cause of assisting the underprivileged succeed in higher education.