• 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
     
  • Wishing You a Cheerful Holiday

    Dear Advocates,

    The holiday season often reminds me of the many reasons that my father immigrated to the United States. It was because of my father that I had the opportunity to work as a part-time employee at UPS and eventually become its Vice President of Security, only in America. I also want to…READ MORE

    Wishing You a Cheerful Holiday
     
  • ‘Applications Open for 2015 OCA Winter Internship Program’

    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 Winter 2015 Internship Program.

    ‘Applications Open for 2015 OCA Winter Internship Program’
     
  • Asian American Business Expo 2014

    Event: Asian American Business Expo 2014
    Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014
    Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    UIC Forum
    207 E Ohio St, Ste 218
    Chicago, IL 60611

    See Pictures of the Event

    Asian American Business Expo 2014
     
  • OCA Gala 2014

    OCA-Chicago’s 2014 Annual Dinner Gala will be held on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at the Hilton Northbrook.

    2855 N. Milwaukee Ave. • Northbrook, IL 60062.  Phone: (847) 480-7500

    Click here to find out more

    OCA Gala 2014
     

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.