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Statement from Col. Jennifer Pritzker in response to President Trump about the transgender community serving in the armed forces.

As a retired U.S. Army officer, United States citizen, business CEO, longtime Republican, and a transgender woman, I strongly disagree with President Trump’s statement regarding transgender people being barred from serving in the military in any capacity.

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AFP Chicago Announces 41st Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Honorees

For over 40 years, Association of Fundraising Professionals – Chicago Chapter has honored the committed, passionate individuals and corporations who work on behalf of the nonprofit organizations that AFP Chicago…

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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Supports Campaign

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library, through the Pritzker Military Foundation, has made a commitment of $1 million to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army. In…

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Major Donation Will Improve, Sustain Sexual Health Research and Care

Matching gift from TAWANI Foundation to help secure nearly $5M for University of Minnesota Medical School’s Program in Human Sexuality MINNEAPOLIS – The University of Minnesota Medical School today announced a…

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Providing support to Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes, a groundbreaking campaign created by Senator Elizabeth Dole and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, launched in September 2016. Its mission is to provide critical resources to those caring for…

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TAWANI funds new trans studies course at University of Toronto

On April 13, 2016, students, alumni, donors and faculty of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies gathered at Hart House for the fourth annual Bonham Centre Awards…

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Colonel Pritzker Awarded the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award

Colonel Pritzker is proud to have been awarded the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. Comedian Bob Hope was legendary for his support of…

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Helping bring the Charles Gates Dawes story to life

Sometimes, uncovering wisdom from the past is a great gift to improve lives today. That was precisely the intent behind the TAWANI Foundation providing funding to publish the biography, “Charles Gates…

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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago – 2016 Leader Luncheon for Hometown Heroes

The YWCA’s annual Leader Luncheon honors women and mentors for outstanding achievement in their chosen career fields and one woman for her commitment to racial justice. The YWCA’s Leader Luncheon…

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TAWANI Foundation Makes $1 Million Commitment to Lurie Children’s Gender & Sex Development Program

The Chicago-based TAWANI Foundation has announced a $1 million commitment to the Gender & Sex Development Program of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, with $500,000 of…

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