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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]