• Welcome to OCA Chicago

    To advocate for social justice, equal opportunity and fair treatment; To promote civic participation, education and leadership; To advance coalitions and community building; and To foster cultural heritage.

    Welcome to OCA Chicago
     
  • SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! New Fellowship Opportunity in February 2015

    APAICS is announcing two fellowships for a start date in February/March 2015.

    The APAICS Fellowship program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, D.C, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members of a congressional office.

    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! New Fellowship Opportunity in February 2015
     
  • Challenge Met: Over $100,000 Raised!

    Dear Friends:

    On behalf of OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, I’d like to wish each and every one of you a Happy New Year. We look forward to the incredible things that 2015 holds.

    Challenge Met: Over $100,000 Raised!
     
  • APIAVote Is Hiring

    APIAVote is hiring for a candidate who is detailed oriented and has some experience in communications and fundraising.  This is a full time permanent position with a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Application deadline is February 13, 2015 or until filled.  READ MORE

    APIAVote Is Hiring
     
  • APAICS Summer Internship Program Applications

    APAICS is continuing to accept applications for its eight-week summer internship program until January 30th, 2015. Undergraduate students and recent graduates get the opportunity to work in Washington, DC., and experience American politics and public policy. APAICS Interns are placed in U.S. Congressional offices, federal agencies, or partner Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) non-profit organizations.  READ MORE

    APAICS Summer Internship Program Applications
     
  • Applications Open for OCA 2015 Spring Internship

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 2015 Spring Internship Program. As OCA continues to…READ MORE

    Applications Open for OCA 2015 Spring Internship
     

Founded in 1973 as the Organization of Chinese Americans, OCA is a national organization dedicated to advancing the socialpolitical, and economic well-being of all Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. OCA embraces the hopes and aspiration of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. Based in Washington D.C., OCA National is an effective vantage point for monitoring legislation and policy issues affecting Asian Pacific Americans. OCA takes no collective position on the policies of any foreign country, but focuses only on the welfare and civil rights of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. Today, OCA National is fully staffed and it is the only National Asian American organization that has its own National center.

OCA Mission

  1. To advocate for social justice, equal opportunity and fair treatment;
  2. To promote civic participation, education and leadership;
  3. To advance coalitions and community building; and
  4. To foster cultural heritage.