OCA and the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) Received over 1,000 Pledges
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Posted by: Sophia Ng
OCA and the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) Received over 1,000 Pledges for AT&T's "It Can Wait" Pledge Campaign!
Dynne Montante | Associate Director of Programs & Constituent
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D.C. – OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national membership driven
organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic
well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), is proud to announce that the
collaborative effort with Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) in
support of AT&T’s "It Can Wait” texting and driving campaign received an
overwhelming support of 1,000 pledges.
late March, OCA announced an incentive to donate $1 up to $1,000 for every
pledge that MAASU received for AT&T’s "It Can Wait” texting and driving
campaign. As one of our strongest
student affiliates, MAASU received 1,219 pledges.
are honored to support MAASU in its aim to empower APA young adults. MAASU went
over and beyond in promoting awareness about the dangers of texting and
driving,” Tom Hayashi, OCA Executive Director.
– Asian Pacific American Advocates will further support this campaign by
hosting the "It Can Wait” simulator at OCA National Convention exhibit hall.
The exhibition will take place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Friday, July 19,
2013. For more details on OCA National Convention, click here.
is a 501(c) (3) non-for profit organization that was formed in response to a
need for political unity among Asian American students in the Midwest.
AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign
initiative focuses on educating people – especially teens – about the dangers
of texting and driving. The message is simple, yet vital: When it comes to
texting and driving, it can wait. Each pledge made to never text while driving
is a symbol of commitment to be part of a movement that helps everyone makes
safe choices with their wireless devices on the road. For more information on
the It Can Wait Pledge campaign, please click here.