Tuesday 06 January, 2015

2015 Golden Circle Awards

Click image to enlarge RSVP link: http://bit.ly/1BysMZz   Please have everyone RSVP by January 31, 2015. Also, please remember if you are a table captain, you are responsible for getting your table to RSVP through this. You can either enter it yourself or have your guest’s enter themselves in. 


Wednesday 31 December, 2014

2014 Year in Review

OCA Greater Seattle Highlights of Activities Golden Circle Awards: Some 225 persons attended our annual Golden Circle Awards, which took placed on February 8 at Joy Palace Restaurant. The Honorees were Bettie Luke, Donnie Chinn (International District Emergency Center), Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority, and Joyce Pisnanont. Angelo Salgado, one of our […]


Tuesday 30 December, 2014

OCA Greater Seattle Meets with Mayor Murray and Police Chief

On Thursday, December 18, members of OCA-Greater Seattle and other concerned people attended a meeting with Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Police Department Chief Kathleen O’Toole at City Hall to discuss the concerns shared by many Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) regarding enforcement of hate crime arrests, the victimization of APIs and APIAs, the […]


Saturday 01 November, 2014

OCA Greater Seattle Seeks Nomination for 2015 Golden Circle Awards

OCA Greater Seattle is now seeking nominations for the 2015 Golden Circle Awards. The awards pays tribute and honors persons and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the betterment of the Chinese and/or other API Communities. The Awards dinner will be held next February. Please submit your nominations to info@ocaseattle.org by December 1, […]


Thursday 23 October, 2014

2014 PICA Conference | 50 Years: A Celebration of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

OCA-Greater Seattle is proud to announce our schedule for the 2014 Pre-Conquest Indigenous Cultures and the Aftermath (PICA) Conference, November 7,8, and 11, 2014. PICA is a collaborative celebration of the histories of local multiracial and multicultural groups. In 2013, PICA was created as a collaborative effort between a group of students, faculty and community […]


Monday 08 September, 2014

OCA-Greater Seattle looking for American born Asian adolescents for study

Hello parents of OCA – Greater Seattle, My name is Wells Ling, and I am currently a graduate student at St. Louis University in the developmental psychology program. As a member of an organization whose mission is to promote cultural heritage in the greater Seattle area, I’m writing you today to announce a very important […]


Friday 18 July, 2014

OCA Greater Seattle on ‘The Mikado’

We would like to thank Sharon Pian Chan for her thoughtful editorial, “Yellowface in Your Face” (Seattle Times, 7/14/14) regarding the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s production of The Mikado. We are, however, dismayed by the producers’ and bloggers’ insensitivity and unwillingness to understand why many Asian Americans may be offended by The Mikado. Instead, […]


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 […]