Dear Advocate, Fifteen years ago today on August 11, 2000, President Bill Clinton signed Executive Order 13166. This law vastly increased access to government services by requiring that Federal agencies implement translation services to aid the limited English proficient.
OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates is now seeking candidates for Executive Director. The Executive Director (ED) develops and implements the policies established by the Executive Council and the National Board.
OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates concluded its 42nd Annual National Convention at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, CA this month. It ran from Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5, 2015 and was an unqualified success in its efforts to engage and expand the knowledge of participants, assist Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) with their professional …
WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates seeks qualified candidates for its Civic Engagement Associate position.
Dear Advocate, 33 years ago today, two white autoworkers murdered Vincent Chin while he was celebrating his bachelor party. Beating him with baseball bats, his murderers blamed Vincent for stealing their jobs, because they thought he was Japanese at a time when Detroit was suffering from overseas competition. Little did they know, Vincent was just like them: an American autoworker…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates extends its deepest sympathies to victims of a mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina, on behalf of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, and calls for continued vigilance on actions that lead to hate crimes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA is proud to announce the honorees for the 2015 OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award. This year, OCA will be awarding the OCA Outstanding Achievement Award to California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye, entrepreneur Ginger Lew, community activist Sululagi A. Palega, and Major General Antonio Taguba, US Army, Retired. To learn more about the honorees, please click …
The OCA Civil Rights Fellowship is a national advocacy fellowship based at the OCA National Center in Washington DC, which seeks to organize and mobilize the chapter networks across the country to support the building of individual and community capacity for greater civic engagement among Asian Pacific Americans. Click Here to Read More
Read our Monthly National newsletter OCA Calls for End to Anti-Immigrant Laws – Convention Updated: 2015 OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award Honorees Announced! – OCA Summer Internship has begun! – MAPP Session Completed in Chicago and Houston, on to Georgia and Sacramento! – APA-Y Advocate Visits OCA-Georgia This Month – 2015 OCA Corporate Achievement Awards Location and Date Set
WHAT: ADOPT’s Call for Action Town Hall to Improve the Employment Situation for Asians, Immigrants, & Refugees with Disabilities in Greater Chicago WHEN: Friday, June 5, 2015 TIME: 3:30pm to 5:30pm WHERE: Mooh Dulce; 2602 W. Fullerton Ave. Read More