Press & News Archive

  1. Jennifer Pritzker Vanity Fair
    “One ‘Aw, Shit’ Wipes out a Thousand Attaboys”: Why Billionaire GOP Donor Jennifer Pritzker Is Abandoning Trump After Coming out as Trans
    Vanity Fair
    For the liberal Pritzker dynasty, Jennifer’s politics were the problem, never her identity. But the former lieutenant colonel says she’s had enough of the president’s hate. “I don’t want to see my life, and the life of people like me, become a political poker chip.”...
  2. Rob Havers
    Meet the new head of the Pritzker Military Museum
    Crain's Chicago Business
    Rob Havers, 51, joined the Pritzker Military Museum & Library as CEO on Feb. 4. Born in London, he comes to the museum from the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Va., where he was president for four years.
  3. chestnut row town homes
    Near North row homes — with luxury finishes and Old World charm — renting for $15K a month
    Chicago Tribune
    A collection of new luxury row homes graces Chestnut Street on the Near North Side, but you have to look closely to find them. They blend effortlessly with nearby mansions and homes that have stood for generations.
  4. Jennifer Pritzker GOP Policies
    Jennifer Pritzker: GOP’s Policies ‘Marginalize Me Out of Existence’
    When media-shy Republican billionaire and retired Army Col. Jennifer Pritzker writes an open letter rebuking the GOP’s policies, people take notice.
  5. Jennifer Pritzker
    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.
  6. 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.
  7. chestnut row town 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.
  8. chestnut row homes
    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.
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    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.
  10. 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.