We are dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs).
WHO WE ARE
Founded in 1973, OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit, membership-driven organization based in Washington, D.C. with over 100 chapters and affiliates around the country.
OUR POLICY OBJECTIVES
Immigration: We fight for comprehensive immigration reform that will improve the family visa system and create a clear pathway to citizenship.
Education: We advocate for a more inclusive and accessible education system for all members of our community.
Fair Treatment: We promote fair treatment and the elimination of discrimination, stereotyping, and hate crimes.
Broadband Access: We support efforts to expand opportunity by increasing broadband access to low-income, immigrant, and elder communities.
OCA Internship Program, APIA - U, and APA - Y Leadership Training: We train the next generation of APA leaders in college and high school for a lifetime of advocacy.
JACL/OCA Leadership Summit: This annual summit gives rising stars from local chapters the training to make positive change in their communities.
Mentoring Asian American Professionals (MAAP) and B3: Build, Breakthrough, Believe: These programs help develop APA professionals through networking, mentorship, and advice.
Civic Engagement: We assist the APA community in voicing its growing civic power.
OCA National Center
1322 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1803
Office: (202) 223-5500
Fax: (202) 296-0540