Last week a Sikh man in Kent was told “go back to your own country” before he was shot in his driveway. This incident, along with the shooting of two Indian men in Kansas, was not a coincidence but a reflection of the current political climate here in the United States. Since the election, xenophobia, […]
(Edmonds – WA) –Edmonds residents interested in working on issues, programs and activities associated with the changing demographics of our community and enhancing an environment of mutual respect and understanding are encouraged to apply to fill an open position on the City’s Diversity Commission. The purpose of the Edmonds Diversity Commission is to promote an […]
OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates – Greater Seattle Chapter supports Yes on 873, Not This Time! and Washington for Good Policing. In light of the countless tragic shooting incidents around the country involving police officers, we believe that Washington State hold their police officers accountable when deadly force is used. We believe that amending the […]
Join us for the 2017 Golden Circle Awards! This year we will be honoring Van Sar, Velma Veloria, Ron & Lynnette Consego, and the Tsutakawa Family (George, Ayame, Marcus, Deems, Mayumi, Gerard).
OCA-GS Statement on Donald Trump OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates – Greater Seattle believes that consequences of Trump’s presidency on the APIA will be harmful, especially among our newer immigrants and poor, because of his exclusionary and white nationalistic policies: Trump’s and the Republican’s repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act will result in millions […]
OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates – Greater Seattle Mourns the Loss of Community Leader Bob Santos
OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates—Greater Seattle is greatly saddened and deeply mourns the passing of longtime community leader “Uncle” Bob Santos. “No one has done more to revitalize Seattle’s Chinatown/International District and fight for civil rights and social justice than Bob Santos,” said OCA Greater Seattle president Jacqueline Wu. “He was an icon who has […]
Almost a year after Donnie Chin, a crusader for the International District, was gunned down, activists in the Asian Pacific Islander community say his unsolved slaying highlights a much larger problem in the Seattle Police Department. OCA-Greater Seattle members Frankie Irigon, Doug Chin, and Alan Sugiyama talked with KIRO about the lack of API representation […]