Wednesday 05 August, 2015

Seattle City Council passes a historic resolution on anti-Chinese legislation, contributions of Chinese, and reaffirmation of civil rights

The Seattle City Council approved a resolution expressing regret for the anti-Chinese legislation and riots in the 1800s, acknowledging the contributions of Chinese to Seattle, and reaffirming the City’s commitment to civil rights of all people. Councilmember Nick Licata, who initiated sponsorship of the resolution at the urging of the Greater Seattle Chapter of OCA […]

Donnie Chin - Photo by Han Eckelberg
Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Donnie Chin—A Man of His People

We at OCA-Greater Seattle are stunned, shocked, and saddened by the loss of our friend, Donnie Chin. Our condolences go out to his family. Donnie embodied what is best about our community. He was selfless, caring, hard-working, and modest; a true hero for all of us in the Asian American community. Donnie dedicated his life […]

Saturday 18 April, 2015

Polynesian Day!

OCA-Asian Pacific Advocates is a proud community sponsor of Polynesian Day! The Polynesian Student Alliance at the University of Washington presents Polynesian Day 2015 “One Love, Our Love: Empowering Family, Culture & Community.” Poly Day will take place at the University of Washington on Friday, April 24th! In the morning Poly Day will kickoff with […]

Saturday 18 April, 2015

Muckleshoot Charity Fund

OCA-Asian Pacific Advocates, Greater Seattle has been awarded a grant from the Muckleshoot Charity Fund. This grant will go towards our internship programs to get more students and youths involve with the Asian and Pacific Islander community and issues, events for our membership and community, and operating costs. Thank you Muckleshoot Indian Tribe!

Saturday 18 April, 2015

Join Our Team!

It’s that time of the year again, join OCA-Asian Pacific Advocates, Greater Seattle in supporting Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS). ACRS’s Walk For Rice is a fundraising event featuring a 2.5 mile walk/run that supports ACRS Food Bank. Each year, about 1,000 participants help ACRS buy rice and other food for the ACRS Food […]

Saturday 04 April, 2015

A Vietnamese Journey to Freedom

The Vietnamese Mutual Assistance Association (VMAA) cordially invites the public to join members of the Vietnamese community to celebrate “A Vietnamese Journey to Freedom,” at Camp Murray (adjacent to Joint Base Fort Lewis/Mcchord) on: April 26, 2015 (Sunday) Noon to 4:00 p.m.   April 2015 marks the 40th Anniversary of the use of Camp Murray as the […]

Thursday 26 March, 2015

17th Annual Chinatown-ID Spring Clean Up

Join OCA-Greater Seattle in the Chinatown-ID Spring Clean Up! On Saturday, April 25th we’ll be cleaning up Danny Woo Garden. Check in will be at 8:00AM and kick off will be at 8:30AM, we’ll be done by 11:00AM. If interested please email your names t-shirt size under 18 (Y/N) email address to by April […]

Saturday 21 March, 2015

Spring Internship

Calling out all undergraduate and graduate students! OCA-Asian Pacific Advocates, Greater Seattle chapter is looking for a Communication/Marketing Intern to help develop this website and social media. If interested, please contact Jacqueline Wu at to set up an interview by March 31st. Communication/Marketing Intern