CHICAGO (CBS) — A Women’s History Month honor for Anjanette Young.
Two years ago, she was a victim of a wrong raid by CPD.READ MORE: Sgt. Arthur Countryman, An American Hero Who Died In World War II, Returns Home To Plainfield 77 Years Later
“This has been a journey for me. This is also a journey that I would not have chosen for myself,” Young said. “I am somewhat of a very private person, kind of behind the scenes, you know, doing the work, helping people.”
The Leaders Network presented Young with its first-ever Rosa Parks Award.READ MORE: 'This Is Not 1970,' Mayor Lightfoot Says Of Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma, Who Is Charged With Sex Assault And Was Kept On The Job
It has also led to an executive order from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, protecting the rights of victims of alleged police misconduct.MORE NEWS: 'The Memories Will Never Go Away:' Cubs Finalizing Deal To Send Anthony Rizzo To Yankees