To nominate an Asian American Hero of Colorado for 2014, please download the Nomination Form Here!
In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network (CACEN) and Colorado’s APA organizations, recognize Asian American Heroes of Colorado each May at the Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards Ceremony. Each year, selected recipients of the Asian American Heroes of Colorado award are highlighted in the cover story of Asian Avenue magazine and awarded a certificate from the Selection Committee, comprised of leaders from Colorado’s APA communities.
We encourage you to nominate deserving friends, family members, neighbors, teachers, mentors and community volunteers in 2014. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us with any questions at: 303.937.6888. The nomination deadline is Monday, March 31, 2014.
Congratulations to our previous recipients!
- 2009 Asian American Heroes: Judge Kerry Hada, Captain Felix Magalong, Jim Hada, Christina Chao, and Daniel Oh – Photos Here!
- 2010 Asian American Heroes: Dennis Apuan, Karen Nakandakare, Ved Nanda, Phong Vo, and Somxai Vue – Photos Here!
- 2011 Asian American Heroes: Alok Sarwal, Ding-Wen Hsu, Linda and Jimmy Yip, Dr. Ben Konishi, Drucie Bathin – Photos Here!
- 2012 Asian American Heroes of Colorado: Dr. DJ Ida, Sum Nguyen, Dr. Suegie Park, Dr. Jaime Yrastorza, Young Asian-American Hero: Pakou Xiong, and Lifetime Achievement: George Yoshida – Photos Here!
- 2013 Asian American Heroes of Colorado: Clarence Low, Jie Zheng, Namita Nariani, Angela Cho, Young Asian-American Hero: Joie Ha, Lifetime Achievement: Kimiko Side