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Singer And Activist Buki Domingos Named A KPBS Community Hero For Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

Sept. 4
By Linda Ball

Buki Domingos, a professional singer, uses her voice in song and speeches to educate about human trafficking.

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Opioid Addiction Educator Sherrie Rubin Named KPBS Community Hero

June 1
By Linda Ball

Rubin founded a nonprofit to reduce and prevent opioid addiction and overdoses.

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Marine Corps Veteran, Praised for His Efforts to Assist Wounded Warriors, Named Community Hero

March 1
By Linda Ball

Operation Rebound's senior program manager sees sports as key to injured veterans' recovery.

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Longtime Gender-Equity Proponent Kim Sontag-Mulder Selected As A KPBS Community Hero

Dec. 1, 2018
By Linda Ball

Gender-equity champion credited with restarting San Diego chapter of National Organization of Women

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Gun Violence Prevention Activist Cornelius Bowser Recognized As A KPBS Community Hero

Sept. 1, 2018
By Linda Ball

Bowser is a community activist who seeks to make neighborhoods safer by preventing gun violence.

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Imam Taha Hassane Named KPBS Community Hero For His Efforts To Address Politically Sensitive Issues

June 1, 2018
By Linda Ball

Hassane hopes that dedicated effort and energy will open up channels of communication.

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Steve Binder, Co-founder Of Innovative Court Program, Recognized As A KPBS Community Hero For His Work With The Homeless

March 2, 2018
By Linda Ball

Court program pioneer seeks solutions to legal problems faced by the homeless.

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Environmental Justice Advocate Diane Takvorian Named KPBS Community Hero

Dec. 1, 2017
By Linda Ball

Takvorian is recognized for decades of work empowering residents in low-come areas to seek a healthy and sustainable quality of life for their neighborhoods.

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Attorney Elizabeth Lopez Named KPBS Community Hero For Her Work With Asylum Seekers

Sept. 7, 2017
By Linda Ball

The San Diego attorney is recognized for her pro bono immigration work with individuals fleeing persecution.

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Affordable Housing Advocate Anne Wilson Named KPBS Community Hero

May 26, 2017
By Linda Ball

The Community HousingWorks veteran sees affordable housing as a critical need in San Diego.

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