OCA-Greater LA is a chapter of a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political & economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans.
Founded in 1973, OCA is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. OCA is dedicated to securing the rights of Asian Pacific American citizens and permanent residents through legislative and policy initiatives at all levels of the government. OCA aims to embrace the hopes and aspirations of the nearly 2 million citizens and residents of Chinese ancestry in the United States as well as to better the lives of the 10 million Asian Americans across the country.
OCA-Greater Los Angeles was founded in 1991 as a local chapter of OCA National.For more almost 20 years, OCA-GLA has fostered the active participation of APIs in both civic and national matters, striving to instill a sense of social responsibility in the API community through leadership opportunities and community empowerment activities. From its inception, OCA-GLA has aspired to make a significant impact in the greater Los Angeles community through community service, community organizing, education and leadership development.