In our ongoing commitment to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, KCET and Union Bank honored local heroes from the Hispanic community for their dedication and commitment to enrich the lives of others.
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Honorees 2014

Local Hero: Florencia Molina

"Even though my enslavement doesn't define me as a person, it makes me who I am today. I am an advocate against slavery, I am a survivor of a crime so monstrous that the only way to move forward is by fighting back."

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Local Hero: Kathy Gallegos

"Art is incredibly important to our spiritual and mental well-being. It reflects our struggles, our inspirations and our aspirations."

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2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Awards

KCETLink honors the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Local Heroes recipients Kathy Gallegos and Florencia Molina.

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Past Heroes
Local Hero: Lalo Alcaraz

Local Hero: Lalo Alcaraz

Local Hero: Sal Castro

Local Hero: Sal Castro

Local Hero: Ruebén Martinez

Local Hero: Ruebén Martinez

Local Hero: Raul & Maria Salinas

Local Hero: Raul & Maria Salinas

Local Hero: Judge Rudolph A. Diaz

Local Hero: Judge Rudolph A. Diaz

Local Hero: Antonia Hernández

Local Hero: Antonia Hernández