Resourceful Citizenship with Rami Nashashibi at The Francis W. Parker School
November 18, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Nashashibi is the executive director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), a community organization that fosters health, wellness and healing in inner-city Chicago by organizing for social change, cultivating the arts and operating a holistic health center. IMAN works towards social justice and human dignity beyond the barriers of religion, ethnicity and nationality. Originally incorporated in 1997, IMAN has since opened a second office in Atlanta to expand its mission.
In addition to more than 20 years working with IMAN, Nashashibi is a 2017 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow and a 2019 Opus Prize Laureate. He received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago and has taught courses at various universities, including the Chicago Theological Seminary. President Barack Obama appointed him to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. He serves on the board of the Marguerite Casey Foundation and is an advisor to a number of strategic initiatives across the country.