MetroHealth Walking Out on Asiatown – Meeting 11-20-2014

OCA Greater Cleveland organized an Asiatown Townhall Meeting held on 11/20/2014 to discuss MetroHealth’s unilateral and sudden decision to close the Asia Town Heath Center located at Asia Plaza. 177 Attendees, mostly Senior Citizens from the Asiatown Community that depend on the clinic attended and raised passionate questions and concerns to the 12 MetroHealth representatives. […]

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Pre-Meeting – MetroHealth Asia Town Health Center Closure

OCA Greater Cleveland helped host an AsiaTown Community Pre-Meeting on November 13 that gathered 78 attendees, mostly elderly from the neighborhood, to discuss concerns about MetroHealth closing the “Asia Town Health Center” that has been in Asia Plaza for 22 years. MetroHealth plans to relocate services away from the community at the end of November. […]

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Brush with Danger, Sat. 9/20 – Film and Q&A with Director, Star, and Martial Artist Livi Zheng

OCA Greater Cleveland is Partnering with “A Brush with Danger” movie for a Q & A with the Film Team on Saturday, September 20, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at the Tower City Cinemas. This martial arts crime thriller marks the theatrical motion picture debut of filmmaker Livi Zheng, who co-wrote, directs, produces and stars in “Brush […]

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OCA Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with OCA Cleveland.  The event includes: An evening of “Dancing with Dinosaurs” with Dragon, Lion, and DJ Dance For the first time: OCA Dragon Dance (in partnership with Confucius Institute at CSU) and the Kwan Family Lion Dance Dance Party by DJ Alexicon Admission to Museum including the Traveling “Silk […]

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Traveling the Silk Road Concert & Cultural Festival

OCA Greater Cleveland is a Cultural Partner of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  Join us for Traveling the Silk Road Concert & Cultural Festival Sunday, June 29 from 3:30 to 7 pm.  Get $5 off ticket prices by calling the box office at (216) 231-1177.  Use Code: CorpConcert.

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OCA Potluck – Seeds for Success I – Career Role Models (June 21)

OCA Cleveland Members and Friends: You are invited to the OCA Cleveland Spring/Summer event, a Membership Drive Potluck Dinner and Discussion.  The discussion will be the first in a series “Seeds for Success” and the topic will be “Career Role Models” led by speakers in a variety of fields including the Honorable Ron Falconi, Mayor […]

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Dragon Dance Team at 5th Cleveland Asian Festival

OCA Greater Cleveland’s Dragon Dance Team, presented in partnership with Confucius Institute at CSU, made its debut performance at the 5th Cleveland Asian Festival on May 18, 2014.  Here is a video compilation from OCA Cleveland’s V.P. of Administration, Wayne Wong using video and photos from multiple contributors.   Video – Dragon Dance Performance. Having trained […]

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OCA Dragon Dance Team and Fitness Classes

    Dragons are of course legendary animals, but they are important to Chinese people who think of dragons as helpful, friendly creatures. They are linked to good luck, long life and wisdom. They are nothing like the fierce, fire-breathing Western dragons that carry off princesses and eat people. Chinese Dragons are associated with storm […]

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OCA Cleveland is proud to be a community partner for the film A TIME IN QUCHI

OCA Greater Cleveland is a proud community partner for the film “A TIME IN QUCHI” at the 38th Cleveland International Film Festival Monday, March 24th at 6:20 p.m. (FREE day, courtesy of The Cleveland Foundation – currently on Standby) Tuesday, March 25th at 1:50 p.m. Year: 2013 Country: TAIWAN Run Time: 110 minutes  Sidebar:  Pacific […]

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1 week only – Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons Playing at Capitol Theatre

For one week only, from March 7 to March 13 showing daily at 4:30pm at Capitol Theatre, come see Stephen Chow’s latest film (2013) Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons. Capitol Theatre is located at 1390 West 65th Street, Cleveland, OH 44102. For information: 216-651-7295 or visit their website. Tickets on sale now! The movie takes place before Tang […]

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1st Annual RAISE Summit

On behalf of Asian Services in Action, Inc., you are formally invited to the 1st Annual RAISE (Reaching Asian Americans through Innovative and Supportive Engagement) Summit. Limited seating, sign up now by click here! For direction, please click here Our theme, “Healthy Choices. Healthy Lives – A Roadmap to Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change […]

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OCA Cleveland Inaugurates President Lisa Wong and New Board

OCA Cleveland celebrated the Inauguration of new President Lisa Wong and the New Board on February 8, 2014 with a reception at the Offices of Margaret W. Wong & Associates.  The inauguration was conducted by the Honorable Ron Falconi, Mayor of Brunswick.  In attendance were the Honorable Frank G. Jackson, Mayor of Cleveland; Councilman Brian […]

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2014 Chinese New Year Celebration

There are some of the Chinese New Year Celebrations events happening around AsiaTown. Scroll to the bottom for the complete Kwan Lion Dance schedule for 2014! – Asian Town Center, 3820 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114 Saturday, Jan 25 and Sunday Jan 26, from 11am to 5pm (weekend) Performances Include: Kwan Lion Dance Yin Tang […]

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2014 OCA Cleveland Inauguration Reception

New leaders will start serving our community starting 2014, we hope you will come and join our Inauguration Reception Event! Please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! (limited seating) Celebrate 2014 with the OCA Cleveland for the inauguration of new officers and board members with light appetizers, performances and presentation such as the OCA Interactive Kiosk. Meet […]

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OCA Cleveland Chapter Year in Review – An observation from OCA Cleveland President – Johnny Wu

OCA Cleveland Chapter Year in Review – An observation from OCA Cleveland President – Johnny Wu 2013 was an exciting year for our OCA Cleveland Chapter, not only we did a lot for our community, we celebrated OCA’s 40th year of service as an organization with our headquarter in Washington DC and 30 years of […]

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2014 is an exciting year for OCA Cleveland Chapter!

Dearest OCA supporters, friends, and families: On November 16, 2013, OCA Cleveland Chapter held our board meeting in finalizing the tally and nominations of new board members and officers for 2014. We great excitement, we ask you to welcome our elected board members: Wayne Wong, Lisa Wong, Ray Chan, Shan Chan, Ray Hing, Huili Shi […]

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OCA Seeks Accountability with ABC and the FCC for Co-Option of Children in Hate Speech

OCA Seeks Accountability with ABC and the FCC for Co-Option of Children in Hate Speech FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   23 November 2013   CONTACT Tom Hayashi | Executive Director 202 223 5500 | thayashi@ocanational.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national membership driven organization dedicated to advancing the political, social, and […]

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Holiday Celebration of Cleveland’s Global Diversity

We invite you to the 4th annual holiday celebration of Cleveland’s Global Diversity, co-hosted by Worldwide Intercultural Network and Global Cleveland, and supported by the City of Cleveland, to be held on December 4, 2013 at the Ariel International Center. There will be international dance and music performances, as well as an international bazaar with […]

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Linsanity: The Movie showing in Cleveland – Come support it!

Hi everyone, if you are a sport fan or want to be inspired by Jeremy’s hard work to get where he is at now, you should consider checking this movie out. It is a documentary, and it is showing at Cinemark Valley View on Monday, November 11 as a grass root effort, so the earlier […]

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