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AAPI Heritage Month

2023 Recognitions

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Julie Su

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Philip Vera Cruz

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Viet Thanh Nguyen

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Vicki Draves

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Mayor Aftab Pureval

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Justice Joyce L. Kennard

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Amna Nawaz

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M. Zahid Hasan

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Kalpana Chawla

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Jim Lee

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Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

Ming-Na Wen

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Michio Kaku

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Ali Wong

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Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

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Modesto "Larry" Dulay Itliong

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Iris Chang

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Wong Kim Ark

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Eugene 'Gene' Trinh

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Chien-Shiung Wu Chien-Shiung Wu

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John Chiang

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Kelly Marie Tran

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Edith DeLeon Guerrero

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Dalip Sing Saund

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Anna May Wong

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Bhante Dharmawara

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Maj. General William H. Seely III

Tina Maharath

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Dwayne Johnson

Connie Chung

Maya Lin

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Ke Huy Quan

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Naomi Osaka

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Ronny Chieng

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Joseph Cao

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Ambassador Michelle Kwan

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Daniel Dae Kim

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Justice Jacqueline My-Le Duong

Mimi Nguyen

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Secretary Eric Shinseki

2021 Recognitions

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Vice President Kamala Harris

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California Attorney General Rob Bonta

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California State Leaders - Fiona Ma, March Fong Eu & Betty Yee

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Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta