Keel

Adrienne Keel (She/Her) is a proud graduate of Evergreen Valley…

Near

Timothy Near received a Bachelor of Arts in drama from San Francisco…

Powell

With an education in computer science, Kathleen Powell is the…

Biala

Arlene Biala (she/her) is a native Bay Area Pinay, wife, mother…

Shortridge Foltz

Clara Shortridge Foltz was a West Coast pioneer. Around 1876,…

Lakey

Cherri Lakey is the founder of Phantom Galleries, a Two Fish…

Hammer

Before being the second female mayor for the City of San José,…

Massey Overton

Sarah Massey Overton was a suffragist, a leading black freedom…

Córdova

A woman of the community and rebirth, Kathy Córdova is a 1985…

Lobo Sapigao

A poet, author, teacher, and 2017 KQED Arts San Francisco Bay…

Antolovich

Gabrielle Antolovich has a 40-year career in Australia, Los Angeles,…

Knox Goodrich

In 1869, Sarah Knox-Goodrich organized San José’s first Women’s…

Tâm

During a time when most recordings of music in Vietnam were folk…

Cervantes

Lorna Dee Cervantes is one of the greatest figures in Chicano…

Cashion

A teacher most of her life, Dr. Susan V. Cashion was a former…

Cordell

The Honorable LaDoris Hazzard Cordell was the first female African…

Hirabayashi

Patti Jo Hirabayashi, known as PJ, is recognized in the North…

Tunstall-Grant

Ruth Tunstall-Grant was an acclaimed artist and a warrior for…

Fernando

Sera Fernando (she, her, siya) is a proud queer, transgender,…

Mendoza

During her time in San José between the 1960s and 1970s, Sofia…

Dalis

The American mezzo-soprano singer, Irene Dalis, started her career…

Millares

An entrepreneur and businesswoman, mother, community builder…

Boyer

Elizabeth P. Boyer arrived in San José in 1898. After time spent…

Castellano

A mother, wife, and grandmother, Carmen Castellano was the co-founder…

Sivertsen

Wiggsy Sivertsen has been fighting for LGBTQ equality, against…