Six years ago, Buki came to the U.S. from Nigeria and shortly after became engulfed in a human trafficking scheme in which she was forced to perform as a singer without pay. For an entire year, Buki and her four children were at the mercy of her trafficker and were left with no support or hope of escape.
Community members and local leaders came together to discuss the opioid epidemic and how its impacting San Diego families at the latest Community Heroes Community Conversation.
At the latest Community Heroes event, Kim Sontag-Mulder was honored for her lifelong commitment to gender equity and opportunity for all.
A former gang member, Community Hero Bishop Cornelius Bowser uses his life experiences to help individuals caught up in the same gang activity he engaged in years ago.
Community members and local leaders came together to discuss civility in politics with KPBS Community Hero, Imam Taha Hassane, Director of the Islamic Center of San Diego.
Learn how Community Hero Steve Binder has worked for nearly 30 years to remove legal barriers that often prevent homeless San Diegans from getting back on their feet.
With the third quarter of 2017 behind us, let’s check out some of your favorite posts from the last three months. These articles were viewed most by you, our readers, and share valuable insight about San Diego philanthropy, generosity and impact.
Learn how 2017 Community Hero Anne Wilson of Community HousingWorks is helping to establish a blueprint for affordable housing success in San Diego.
President & CEO Kathlyn Mead shares information about the partnership between The National Conflict Resolution Center, KPBS, The San Diego Foundation, Jewish Community Foundation, and Mission Federal Credit Union to recognize Community Heroes in San Diego.