Channyn Lynne Parker
Birth - Death
Transgender activist and Youth Development Project Manager, at Broadway Youth Center. Public Speaker. Former Chicago House TransLife Center coordinator. First openly transgender woman to work in the Cook County Dept of Corrections, working with populations in protective custody. Inaugural Trans 100 awardee (2013). White House speaker, National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2015). Chicago Women's March speaker (2017, 2018). Recipient of the Henrietta Lacks award, Women in Health in Chicago (2018).