...Embracing the Hopes and Aspirations of Asian Pacific Americans

OCA National Organization

OCA National is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. Established in 1973, one of the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in the country, OCA works with its local and national partners on a variety of issues including, but not limited to, affirmative action, bullying, immigration, military hazing, voter rights, and xenophobia. OCA represents the Organization of Asian Pacific American Advocates and headquartered in Washington D.C. OCA has built a strong alliance with 14 national Asian Pacific Americans organizations in our nation’s capital. 

The presence in Washington D.C. allows OCA to effectively monitor legislation and policy issues that influence our community. OCA aims to embrace the hopes and aspirations of nearly 12 million Asian Pacific Americans.  

  • With 100 chapters and College affiliates across the United States
  • 500 APA professionals involved in the mentorship program 
  • $1.5 Million dollars awarded in scholarships
  • Over 15,000 individuals touched by local and national programs
  • 100 Hate Crime Workshops conducted
  • Over 500 interns participated in the Internship Program
  • Over 3000 individuals received assistance through chapter-based Naturalization Program


OCA Sacramento Chapter

The OCA Sacramento Chapter is an organization of community advocates, one of 100 chapters and college affiliates that strive to develop strong leadership, community involvement and civic participation.


OCA Mission Statement 
OCA is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States.

OCA Primary Goals 

  • To advocate for social justice, equal opportunity and fair treatment.
  • To promote civic participation, education and leadership.
  • To advance coalitions and community building.
  • To foster cultural heritage.
OCA Political Position
  • OCA advocates the importance of voter registration and participation in the political process.
  • OCA is a non-profit 501(C) (3) organization.
  • OCA is a non-partisan organization that does not endorse one political party over another or give support to individual political candidates.
  • OCA takes no collective position on the politics of any foreign country, but instead focuses on the welfare and civil rights of Chinese Americans and Asian Pacific Americans in the United States .  

Embracing the Hopes and Aspirations of Asian Americans 

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