Chinese American Heroes Archive

  • Julie Chu

    Chinese American Hero: Julie Chu

            Name in English: Julie Chu Name in Chinese: 朱慧雯 Name in Pinyin: Zhū Huìwén Gender: Female Birth Year:  1982 Birth Place:  Fairfield, Connecticut Current location: Fairfield, Connecticut Profession (s): Hockey Player, Athletic Coach Education: 2007, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Harvard University […]

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  • Gary Gee, retired Chief of Police of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, has been promoted to President of Chinese American Heroes, effective February 25, 2014

    Chinese American Heroes Welcomes New President Gary Gee

      San Francisco, CA – We are pleased to announce that Gary Gee, retired Chief of Police of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, has been promoted to President of Chinese American Heroes, effective February 25, 2014.  David Chai, our president since 2006, has retired, […]

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  • Tyrus Wong

    Mr. Tyrus Wong, a Disney Legend

    Chinese American Heroes introduces one of our youngest Chinese American heroes, Mr. Tyrus Wong, who recently celebrated his 103rd birthday.  The truth is, he is the youngest 103 year old member in this heroes’ website.   He was in San Francisco on October 3, 2013 and […]

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  • Zhe "Zack" Zheng

    Remembering 9/11 – and Our Heroes

      Greetings America.  On September 11, 2001 there were many heroes that everyone remembers and honors, especially the 363 firefighters, police officers, and the other 38 first responders that perished when the South and North Towers of the World Trade Center fell.  Many others heroes that are […]

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    Alameda Honors American API Veterans

          On Sunday, May 19, 2013 the City of Alameda hosted the Alameda Asian Pacific Islander (API) Cultural Festival - a festive day to honor our API heritage and especially those military veterans who have served our Country.  Sponsored by the non-profit organization, […]

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  • Ruby Kim Tape

    Chinese American Veteran Highlight: Ruby Tape

    Who was Ruby Kim Tape? This is the story of Ruby Kim Tape, a Chinese American woman from Marysville, California, born in 1898.  In 1921 Ruby Kim married Frank Tape, the son of historically significant Mary and Joseph Tape of San Francisco.   The Tapes were […]

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    Who were the Pershing Chinese?

        Who were the Pershing Chinese???                                                                       Hundreds of Chinese from Texas and Mexico supported the US Army in 1916 and were allowed to stay in America and eventually became citizens.  They were dedicated and loyal Chinese immigrants who served our military without ever wearing […]

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  • Wataru "Wat" Misaka

    Significant Dates in Asian/Chinese American History – 5

    Chinese American Heroes presents this series of significant dates in Asian American and Chinese American history in celebration of 2012.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of events due to our limited time and resources for research.  For the same reasons we concentrated […]

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Chinese American Heroes

    AsianWeek wishes a Happy Birthday to Chinese American Heroes (CAH), a 501(C) 3 non-profit educational charity that has partnered with AsianWeek for several years.  Six years ago on July 31, 2006 this organization began its odyssey began to document Americans of Chinese decent who have […]

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    Significant Dates in Asian/Chinese American History, by Chinese American Heroes

    Chinese American Heroes presents this series of significant dates in Asian American and Chinese American history in celebration of the start of 2012. This is by no means a comprehensive list of events due to our limited time and resources for research. For the same […]

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