OCA held its annual Golden Circle Award and Lunar New Year dinner on Feb. 6 at Joy Palace restaurant. The organization honored Diane Narasaki and Dean Wong of Asian Counseling & Referral Service, the Kurose Family, and The Filipino Veterans Recognition & Education Project. The Golden Circle Awards recognizes the significant contributions awardees have made […]
The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) held its Golden Circle Award and Lunar New Year dinner on Feb. 2 at Joy Palace Restaurant. It honored Lynnette and Ron Consego, Van Sar, Velma Veloria, and the Tsutakawa family (George, Ayame. Marcus, Deems, Mayumi, and Gerard). The OCA serves the greater Seattle Chinese and Asian Pacific American […]
By Nodyia Fedrick Northwest Asian Weekly If you check out the OCA-Greater Seattle’s website you’ll read a standard description of what the 20-year-old nonprofit is about: social justice and civil rights for its Asian community. But speak to its members and you’re sure to hear the message come alive. “When there’s injustice being done, we’re […]
The OCA-Greater Seattle chapter held its Lunar New Year celebration and awarded its 2015 Golden Circle Awards February 7 at Joy Palace Restarant. The award recipients were Fred Cordova, Katty Chow, Dorothy Cordova, Assunta Ng, Alan Sugiyama, and the Japanese American Citizens League. OCA is not-for-profit, non-partisan organization representing over 10,000 people nationally, including […]
On January 15th, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their nominations for the 2015 Oscars.
The Greater Seattle Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) hosted its annual Golden Circle awards banquet at the Joy Palace Restaurant in Seattle on Feb. 8. The dinner honored the outstanding contributions of three individuals and one organization in the local Asian Pacific American community. The event featured a variety of Lunar New […]
The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Greater Seattle Chapter has announced the election of the following board members for 2014: Ron Chew and Rebecca Chan (co-presidents), Connie So (vice president), Jael Yamamoto and Kevin Chao (secretaries), Chi Saeteurn (treasurer), and Bruce Huang, Doug Chin, Judy Lam Maxwell, Frank Irigon, Willon Lew, and Jacqueline Wu. OCA was founded in 1973 as […]
Last week, San Antonio City Councilmember Elisa Chan found herself in hot water due to comments she made expressing her views on homosexuality while unknowingly being recorded by a now former staffer during a meeting discussing a nondiscrimination ordinance, including her belief that same-sex couples should not be allowed to adopt and that homosexuality was […]
OCA Greater Seattle released a book, “Chinese in Washington State,” on May 13, written by Art Chin and Doug Chin on the history of Chinese people in the state of Washington.
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