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Robin Tarr

Asian Pacific Heritage Month: 2011 Honoree

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Video published May 25, 2011 | Download MP4 | View transcript

Above: KPBS celebrates cultural diversity in partnership with Union Bank by honoring Robin Tarr during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2011.

Robin Tarr is founder of the Jonathan Tarr Foundation, education-based nonprofit that provides scholarships to a diverse population of underserved boys and girls. The Jonathan Tarr Foundation was established in memory of her son Jonathan who died in a tragic car accident at 17. Ms. Tarr has drawn strength from her children and her Chinese-Hawaiian heritage to help handle adversity and changes in her personal life. She has received numerous awards, including the Hometown Hero Award, Making a Difference for Women Award and His Excellency Award from Fidel V. Ramos, former President of the Philippines.

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