In our ongoing commitment to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, KCET and Union Bank honor local heroes of the Asian Pacific American community for their dedication and commitment to enrich the lives of others.

Honorees 2013

Local Hero: Madame Sosei Matsumoto

"Heart to heart,
People to people,
With a bowl of tea,
I give thanks,
For every day is a good day." MORE

Local Hero: Nobuko Miyamoto

"I believe the arts are a powerful way to deepen relations among our diverse communities and better how we live on Mother Earth." MORE
Past Heroes
Local Hero: Bill Yoshiyuki Watanabe

Local Hero: Bill Yoshiyuki Watanabe

Local Hero: Stewart Kwoh

Local Hero: Stewart Kwoh

2011 Local Hero: Sandy Sakamoto

2011 Local Hero: Sandy Sakamoto

2011 Local Hero: Ruth Tang Ding

2011 Local Hero: Ruth Tang Ding

2011 Local Hero: Charlie Woo

2011 Local Hero: Charlie Woo

Local Hero: Jury Candelario

Local Hero: Jury Candelario

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