Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García Addresses  Palestinian Students Scholarship Fund Event


by La Voz Staff

The Palestinian Students Scholarship Fund (PSSF) held its annual fundraiser on Saturday, September 19th, 2020. This year the event took place online and featured a virtual conversation among students, elected officials, community leaders, and academicians. The discussion focused on the obstacles that Palestinian students confront. Entitled “Palestinian Ingenuity and Achievement: A Virtual Conversation”. Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García participated in this exchange with Dr. Sami Abushehadeh and Baker Awawdeh. Dr. Abushehadeh is a Palestinian scholar and member of the Knesset. He holds a doctoral degree in Middle Eastern history, and wrote his dissertation on Jaffa as a cultural center during the British mandate. Mr. Awawdeh is a prominent Palestinian businessman and Community leader. He has conducted much research about the dire economic situation that the Palestinian people and their families are facing.

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