Precious Brady-Davis

Precious Brady-Davis is an award-winning social justice advocate, communications professional, and public speaker. She is currently the Associate Regional Communications Director at Sierra Club and has been with the organization for almost seven years. Since being a part of the Sierra Club she has served in multiple leadership roles including: deputy press secretary and regional communications manager. In 2021 Precious released her debut memoir I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ME with Topple Books and Amazon Publishing. She was also recently appointed to the Board of Commissioners at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago by Governor JB Pritzker and is the first openly Black Trans Woman appointed to public office in Cook County history and the first to serve on a water reclamation district in the US.

Additionally for three years she served as the Youth Outreach Coordinator at the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ community resource center, the Center on Halsted, where she coordinated youth programming surrounding HIV prevention, transgender advocacy, and LGBT leadership development. Under Precious’s tenure she launched a $1.6 million CDC grant which provided outreach, education, and testing services to over 3,000 young African American and Latino gay, bi, and trans youth across Chicagoland between the ages of 13 and 29.

Precious also previously served as the Assistant Director of Diversity Recruitment Initiatives at Columbia College Chicago, where she implemented the campus-wide diversity initiative and provided leadership and oversight on national diversity recruitment and strategic policy initiatives.