Press & News Archive

  1. Why should I support a political party that is marginalizing me out of existence?
    Washington Post
    To me, restrictions on transgender military service are personal. I am a transgender woman. Before my transition, I served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. I am proud of the value I provided the military during my 27-year career.
  2. Colonel Jennifer Pritzker Receives Bicentennial HONOR 200 for Contributions to Veterans and Service Members
    Press Release
    Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), received the Bicentennial HONOR 200 award as part of Illinois’ official 200th birthday celebration at Navy Pier on Dec. 3, 2018. The Bicentennial Birthday Party showcased the people, places and things that have made Illinois proud over the last 200 years.
  3. chestnut row homes
    A look inside the new Chestnut Row Homes, renting for $15K per month
    Curbed Chicago
    After more than four years in the making, the collection of seven Italianate style residences known as the Chestnut Row Homes is ready to welcome its first tenants to the southwest corner of Clark and Chestnut Streets.
  4. Col. Pritzker’s New Rentals Open in January — for $13,500 a Month
    Chicago Magazine
    Crossing the intersection of Chestnut and Clark, it’s near impossible to miss the whir of construction in the area. The neighborhood is just one of many downtown witnessing a dramatic uptick in new housing, typically in the form of tall, slender towers packed with small units.
  5. Statement from University of Minnesota President on issues related to transgender and nonbinary rights
    University of Minnesota
    Across the country, institutions of higher education are responding to proposed changes in the federal definition of gender under Title IX. If implemented, gender would be defined as male or female, unchangeable,  and determined by an individual’s sex assigned at birth.
  6. Colonel Jennifer Pritzker Statement on Reported Trump Administration Gender Policy
    Press Release
    The more educated we are on the issues, the more effectively we can work toward solutions. This is crucial for an administration facing a polarized nation. If we truly want to "Make America Great" we need to open our minds and learn about all sides of the issues, including those outside of our worldview.
  7. Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Illinois Bicentennial Office announce ‘Honor 200′ Recipients
    The recipients of the Bicentennial HONOR 200 have been announced. The award honors the work of 200 veterans who continue to make extraordinary contributions to the people of Illinois. Among those recognized were Col. Jennifer Pritzker, CEO and president of TAWANI Enterprises and founder and chair of the Pritzker Military...
  8. Trump Administration’s Latest Attack Betrays Honorably Serving Transgender Troops
    Palm Center
    “While the Trump administration ramps up its attacks on the transgender community to score political points, thousands of transgender Americans continue to serve their country in uniform every day, earning praise from senior military leaders and peers alike.”...
  9. Chicago’s Notable LGBTQ Executives
    Crain's Chicago Business
    Crain’s Chicago Business is proud to announce Chicago’s Notable LGBTQ Executives, a first-ever list. The 88 LGBTQ leaders featured alphabetically on these pages come from a wide range of sectors—finance, tech, nonprofits, media, the arts and more.
  10. Chicago Sky Honors Colonel Jennifer Pritzker During the Military Moment of the Game
    Press Release
    “On behalf of the entire WNBA Chicago Sky family, we would like to express what a tremendous honor it was to recognize Col. Pritzker during our Military Moment of the game,” says Jeanne Polydoris, military and veterans outreach chair for the Chicago Sky. “We honor Col. Pritzker for her service to our country and for the unbelievable support she provides to those who wear the uniform, both past and present, and their families who serve along with them. She’s a true patriot.”