OCA National Category

Monday 07 August, 2017

OCA National Awards 2017

OCA Greater Seattle won the following chapter awards at the just convened 2017 OCA National Convention:


Thursday 05 February, 2015

OCA National Summer Internship Program

OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national membership-driven organization dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), opens applications for its Summer 2015 Internship Program. To commemorate the 26th anniversary of the OCA Internship Program, OCA invites students from across the nation to apply for its summer cohort. […]


Monday 07 July, 2014

2014 Semiannual Review of OCA Projects

OCA National News Doug Chin represented our chapter at the OCA National meeting in Houston in April. At the meeting, our chapter was able to pass a resolution regarding hepatitis B – which disproportionately affects Asians – mandating OCA National to “ask the Armed Forces Committees of both houses of the U.S. Congress to approve legislation requiring the […]


Wednesday 10 October, 2012

OCA Stands in Proud Support of Equal Opportunity Policies

In a rally at the United States Supreme Court today, hundreds of community advocates assembled to show their support of equal opportunity policies during the oral arguments of the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case where the plaintiff is asserting that diversity and inclusion practices are unconstitutional. However, equal opportunity practices have become […]


Monday 13 August, 2012

National Asian American Organizations Unite to Support the Sikh Community

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and OCA have established a joint fund to raise money to support the victims of the mass shooting at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The two organizations will work with their national partners in the Sikh American community, including South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and Sikh American Legal […]


Tuesday 07 August, 2012

OCA Deeply Saddened and Concerned Following Attack on Sikh Community by Gunman

OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), is deeply saddened and concerned following the tragic shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on Sunday August 5, 2012. “We are deeply concerned and saddened by this most recent unfortunate act of violence against […]


Friday 03 August, 2012

Asian American Civil Rights Groups Angered by Acquittal and Lenient Sentence in Military Hazing Case

OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), is deeply angered and concerned with the acquittal and lenient sentence in the military hazing case against Sergeant Adam M. Holcomb, one of the eight soldiers charged in the hazing and death of Private Danny Chen. In May […]


Tuesday 03 July, 2012

OCA National Convention: Early Bird Registraition Extended for One Week!

Dear OCA Members and Friends, FOR THIS WEEK ONLY, WE ARE OFFERING THE SPECIAL EARLY BIRD RATE FOR FULL REGISTRATION ONLY.  WE WANT TO SEE YOU IN VEGAS! DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY! REGISTER NOW THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 6 AND SAVE $100 OFF REGULAR FULL REGISTRATION!!! HAVEN’T MADE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS? HOTEL ROOM RATE IS NOW […]


Saturday 16 June, 2012

OCA Applauds Policy Relief for DREAM Students

OCA applauds the Obama Administration for their commitment to providing temporary relief to law abiding  undocumented youth by granting them legal status. Under the new policy, approximately 800,000 undocumented students in the United States will be qualified for work authorization. Within the next 60 days, the USCIS and ICE are expected to begin taking applications. […]


Wednesday 13 June, 2012

EVENT: 2012 OCA National Convention

Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 5 Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada The theme of this year’s convention is GOTV2: Get Out To Vegas, Get Out The Vote. As OCA continues to move forward with its mission, the theme not only focuses on efforts to ensure that voices of APAs are amplified through […]