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  • ... the helm of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE), Kerry N. Doi has touched the lives of more than 600,000 Asian Pacific Americans ...
  • ... than four decades working with multiple generations in social and civic engagement programs. Currently, Mr. Nishio is President of ... Justice - Humanitarian Award and the 2011 Kokoro - Local Community Heroes Awards. To learn more about the Little Tokyo Service Center, ...
  • Through housing development and social programs, they continue to help the historic Japanese American ... linguistically and culturally sensitive social services to the Little Tokyo community and the broader Japanese American ... neighborhood.   Update: Alan Nishio was selected a KCET Local Hero 2014. Read more about Nishio here.     Configure ...
  • Local Heroes Celebration 2014, hosted by Val Zavala, is a 60-minute program that ... and reintegrate into society Naomi Ackerman who works as a social activist, mediator and conflict-resolution specialist. Her educational ...
  • ... Even though we were once victims we are now able to impact social change." Determined to become an advocate to raise awareness and spare ... activism was recognized by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a speech regarding the U.S. State Department's 2014 Trafficking in ...
  • ... they foster self-esteem, prevent violence and promote social justice and healthy relationships. Prior to founding the Advot ... integrates professional medical clowning into the medical services provided at Israeli hospitals.She also was one of the founding ...
  • ... has been dedicated to building community and promoting social justice. She has focused primarily on programs serving disadvantaged ... appropriate job training, childcare, and domestic violence services . Watson has also served as the Director of the Rape Crisis Center ...
  • ... rights and leadership development. Mr. Kwoh's passion for social justice also extends into education. He is currently an undergraduate ... students that focuses on Asian American civil rights heroes . Further, Mr. Kwoh co-created Mandarin in Schools, an initiative that ...
  • In 2013, when Harry Corre was selected as a Local Hero for Jewish American Heritage Month, the 90-year-old was ... year when he was selected as an honoree for the Local Heroes Jewish American Heritage Month. Although we were unable to get in ...
  • Union Bank and KCET are looking for outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to improve our community. These are the nomination guidelines.

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