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 […]


Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Tweet from McKenna Policy Aide Draws Protest in International District

The area around Rob McKenna’s campaign office in the International District was quiet around 11:50 a.m. on July 18, but a crowd was expected to show in 10 minutes. The attitude of the crowd was greatly different from the one that gathered in front of the same space just two months prior in May when […]


Monday 16 July, 2012

Greater Seattle OCA Awarded Grant to Write History of Chinese in Washington State

King County’s cultural services agency, 4 Culture, awarded $6,000 to the Greater Seattle OCA (Organization of Chinese Americans) and its affiliate, the Greater Seattle Chinese American Historical Society, to write and publish the history of Chinese in Washington State. Doug and Art Chin, who have written extensively on the Chinese and other Asian Americans in […]


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 […]


Thursday 28 June, 2012

Washington State University Settles Discrimination Lawsuit

This week, Washington State University disclosed terms to pay $650,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by two former employees of Chinese descent: WSU to pay $650K to settle discrimination lawsuit. Dr. Ying Li and her husband Lizhong Yang alleged that while working in WSU’s Laboratory for Bioanalysis and Biotechnology over the course of […]


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. […]