Acknowledgements

The Legacy Project Board would like to thank all of the following groups, individuals, schools and businesses for their help, support and invaluable advice.  Without you we could never achieve our goal of restoring LGBT people to their rightful place in h

John Adams 
Adler School of Professional Psychology
ANDRES IMAGING 
Dan Andries, WTTW
Aspira of Illinois, Inc.
Lisa Atterberry, CATTAILS
The Auditorium Theatre
Nereida Aviles
Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
Gary Barlow
Christopher Barrett b 
Karen Beilarz
Max Bever, 44th Ward Service Office
BMO HARRIS BANK
Stacey Bridges, GRAB Magazine
Betsy Brill
Patrick Bova
Lori Cannon b 
CAN-TV 
Evette Cardona 
C. C. Carter*† 
CATTAILS
CENTER ON HALSTED
Dr. Armand Cerbone†
Dr. George Chauncey, Yale University
Bernard Cherkosov
Michael "Coop" Cooper b 
Chicago Cultural Center
CHICAGOPRIDE.COM
Tom Chiola† 
Ann Christophersen, Women and Children First Books*†
Rocco Claps*
Dr. Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago
Joseph Coray 
Ray Crossman
Dr. John D’Emilio, University of Illinois, Chicago
Jim Darby*† 
Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Merri Dee
DESTEFANO PARTNERS ARCHITECTS 
Laurie Dittman 
Sally Draht 
Rebecca Drda, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, City of Chicago
Dr. Lillian Faderman, California State University
Frank Failing 
Paul Fairchild 
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, 12th District, State of Illinois
FIFTH-THIRD BANK 
Sunny Fischer, Driehaus Foundation
Zack Freedman
Rick Garcia† 
Robert Gelleta, CAN-TV
GERBER/HART LIBRARY
Craig Gernhardt, Gay Chicago Magazine
Jerry Glover, Leavens, Strand, Glover and Adler
Dr. Gabriel Gomez*† b , Chicago State University
Kathye Gorosh 
GRAB Magazine
Vernita Gray 
Bill Greaves
Judie Green
Anna Marie Hajek 
Nicholas Hajek 
Joel Hall*† 
Rep. Greg Harris, 13th District, State of Illinois
Andrew Hayes, Fifth-Third Bank
Roland Hansen, Biographical Research
Heartland Alliance
Christie Hefner 
Jason Hendrix 
Paul Highfield b 
Dusty Hoffman, Cocktail
Ili Hsiao
ILLINOIS SAFE SCHOOLS ALLIANCE 
IPRAC
Arthur Johnston† 
Cleve Jones
Phyllis Jones, Cocktail
Owen Keehnen b 
Ralph Kennedy b 
Terri Klinsky, Windy City Times
Robert Klunk 

Richard Knight, Jr.
Ray Koenig
Dr. Kevin Kumashiro*† 
June Latrobe
Jose Lopez
Bennett Lawson, 44th Ward Service Office
John Lendman, Chicago RedEye
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
Elizabeth Liechty 
Steve Long, ChicagoPride.com
Jose Lopez
Ali Lyon
Jay Lyon† 
Laurie Marhoefer, Syracuse University
Jeff Marsh, Orbitz Travel
David Martin
Carrie Maxwell† 
John Menefee b 
Ellen Meyers
Dr. Charles Middleton*, Roosevelt University
Sid Mohn
Maria J. Morales, Videx Video Productions, Inc
Mark Murray, Field Foundation
Mark Nagel, GRAB Magazine
NATIONAL LOUIS UNIVERSITY
Brandon Neese
Jessie Nelson 
Tina Nolan, Journal of Museum Education
Mona Noriega 
NORTHALSTED BUSINESS ALLIANCE 
Br. Michael Oboza*†
Ald. Danny Solis, 25th Ward, City of Chicago
Dean Ogren
Dwight Okita
ORBITZ TRAVEL SITE 
PALMER HOUSE HILTON
Pepe Pena†
PFLAG /Lakeview
PFLAG/Deerfield
PFLAG/Hinsdale
PFLAG/McHenry
PFLAG/Oak Park
PFLAG/Romeoville
Queer Film Society
Cong. Mike Quigley, 5th District, U. S. Congress
Gov. Pat Quinn, State of Illinois
Dr. Bryant Ragan, Colorado College
John Regalado
David Rittof
Julio Rodriguez*†, ALMA
Carol Ronen
San Francisco History Museum
Sonia Sanchez
Leslie Schreiber, Winger Marketing
Karen Sendziak, Gerber/Hart Library
Ald. Helen Shiller, 46th Ward, City of Chicago (Ret.)
Sarah Shreiber, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance
SIDE TRACK CHICAGO
Rob Sierzega, Architect
Ald. Danny Solis
Kate Sosin
Dr. Gerri Spinella b , National Louis University
Neil Steinberg, Chicago Sun-Times
Shannon Sullivan, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance
Strategic Philanthropy
Andrew Tobias
Dr. Lourdes Torres, DePaul University
Joanne Trapani* 
Ald. Tom Tunney, 44th Ward, City of Chicago
Richard Turner
Julie Tye, The Cradle Foundation
Dr. Nancy Unger*, Santa Clara University
Modesto "Tico" Valle†, Center On Halsted
Karen Vigneault
Maribeth Welch
Kirk Williams, Windy City Times
Cleo Wilson
DORI WILSON PUBLIC RELATIONS
WINDY CITY MEDIA GROUP
Susan Winer
WINGER MARKETING 
Geno Zaharakis, Cocktail
John Zahnen
Robert Zuley, Skyline-Booster
Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun-Times

Legacy Walk Inductee Selection Committee
† Kick-Off Luncheon Host Committee
Legacy Project Board Member