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Nashashibi keynotes ABPA Emerging Leaders Dinner May 25

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ABPA Emerging Leader Dinner May 25, 2017
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Activist Rami Nashashibi keynotes ABPA Emerging Leaders Dinner May 25

3 Outstanding Candidates will be announced

May 25, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Marriott Hotel, 1401 W. 22nd St.
Oak Brook, Il.

Registration Required

Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Rami Nashashibi

Rami Nashashibi has served as the Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) since its incorporation as a nonprofit in 1997.

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He has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago and is a Visiting Professor of Sociology of Religion & Muslim Studies at the Chicago Theological Seminary.

Rami and his work with IMAN have been featured in many national and international media outlets. In 2014, the Center for American Progress profiled as one of the “14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014” and he was named one of the “500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in concert with Georgetown’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

In 2016 Rami was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

ABPA Emerging Leader Dinner May 25, 2017

ABPA Emerging Leader Dinner May 25, 2017

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RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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Marriott Hotel
, 1401 W. 22nd St.
Oak Brook,Illinois
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