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André Pérez

Transgender Oral History Project
Founder/ Director
Chicago, IL
André founded the Trans Oral History Project in 2007. He's since created numerous multimedia historical exhibits, installations, and curriculum about trans community. Since 2012, he's recorded over 500 interviews at StoryCorps, broadcasting 50 segments on NPR and WBEZ. He is currently working on America in Transition, a web series and interactive doc that explores what social change really looks like from the perspective of trans people of color and rural trans folks. Join Pérez on his journey across the country to document real life for an undocumented former detainee, a two spirit educator, a suicidal veteran, and more at www.americaintransition.org