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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OCA Cleveland partners with ASIA’s Project RAISE

Dear Community Member, OCA Cleveland (OCAGC) is a partner of the Project RAISE (Reaching Asian-Americans through Innovative and Supportive Engagement). The Project provides funding to promote nutrition, healthy living and fitness in the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community in Northeast Ohio.  For the first phase, we will need to assess the API community’s needs via […]

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2013 OCA Image TV now World Wide!

IMAGE TV OHIO is a self-sustain High energy Television Magazine Show with a focus on Asian-American culture, traditions, customs and their influences. The show includes 30 minutes of programming provides a better understanding of the various Asian cultures in Northeast Ohio. Each episode will includes segments on a variety of topics related to education, culture, traditions, […]

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Join OCA @ 2013 Cleveland Asian Festival

Cleveland, OH – The girl who Cee Lo Green dubbed, “the next power singer of our generation,” will be appearing at the 2013 Cleveland Asian Festival on May 18 and 19, 2013. Cheesa rose to stardom when she turned heads during the second season of The Voice with her powerful range and colorful personality.  Her […]

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AsiaTown Neighborhood is now under new Council Ward

The City Council recently approved a redisribution of wards and starting 2014, AsiaTown Neighborhood will  become part of Councilman TJ Dow ward (7). We have worked very hard with our current Councilman Jeffrery Johnson and we wish things has not been changed, however, new councilman maans new challanges, we are looking forward working with Councilman Dow […]

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OCAGC gets discounts to see performance from Bali

Mention Johnny Wu and get the tickets at $8/each instead of $15. Stocker Arts Center will host a group from Bali, the village of Pengosekan to be more specific, on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Çudamani will perform a vibrant, technical, and free-spirited program of music and dance that will transport you to Indonesia! Çudamani […]

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OCA Cleveland Calls on Advocates to Stand in Solidarity with Oberlin College Following Racial Vandalism, Harassment, Physical Attacks and Hate Speech

OCA_Cleveland_2012For Immediate ReleaseMarch 19, 2013 CONTACT: Johnny K. Wu, President, OCA Cleveland, www.ocagc.org OCA Cleveland Calls on Advocates to Stand in Solidarity with Oberlin College Following Racial Vandalism, Harassment, Physical Attacks and Hate Speech Cleveland, Ohio) OCA Cleveland, one of the 84 chapters and affiliates of OCA national organization dedicated to advancing the political, social […]

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OCA to sponsors CIFF’s Fallen City

OCA Cleveland Chapter is the proud community partner for 37th Cleveland International Film Festival’s film Fallen City. Fallen City is a documentary directed by Zhao Qi, it talks about the devastating earthquake that hit China in 2008. In May 2008 a devastating earthquake hit China, killing over 20,000 people. This powerful documentary spans the three […]

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Join OCA Greater Cleveland!

OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, Greater Cleveland chapter is a membership-driven non-profit, organization of community advocates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans. The local chapter was founded in 1983 as the OCA Northeast Ohio chapter but merged with the Chinese American of Greater Cleveland in 1991 to […]

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Asian Community now has a radio voice!

Starting in February, to kick off with the Lunar New Year, the Asian community in Northeast Ohio will have a voice on radio! To listen online visit OCA Image TV. OR Every Sunday, WJCU’s 88.7FM will air from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. the AsiaTown Voice — An hour long program to share about the […]

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2013 Lunar New Year Celebration Schedule

This page will contain different dates and locations of where you can join for the Year of the Snakes Lunar New Year Celebration, we will be updating this list until Feb 9, 2013. The College Club of Cleveland is having a traditional Chinese New Year celebration.  Enjoy a scrumptious buffet of Braised Beef, Mixed Seafood, Sweet […]

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OCA Members awarded the 2012 Ohio Asian Leaders Honorees and Legends

OCA Cleveland Chapters members Margaret Wong, Lisa Wong and Johnny Wu all were awarded honorees on December 1st, 2012 in Columbus for the 2012 Ohio Asian Leaders Award Gala. Ms. Margaret Wong was recipient of the Ohio Asian Leaders Legends award, while Ms. Lisa Wong and Mr. Johnny Wu, both board members of OCA Cleveland […]

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Action Alert: An Open Letter

UPDATE (11/03/12) According to NYTimes, the take out box was made by inventor Frederick Weeks Wilcox in Chicago on Nov. 13, 1894. UPDATE (11/05/12) WKYC covered the story with with responses from Renacci’s people UPDATE (11/05/12) several websites and blogs already covering this news and petition (sign it not!) has been made. (a google with UPDATE (11/06/12) […]

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APIA Get Out To Vote with Multilingual Voter’s Guides

Related Statistics Electoral votes in Ohio were decided by a 4% margin in 2008. Asian & Pacific Islander Americans make up 2% of Ohio’s population. In mid-September, nearly one-third of Asian American voters were undecided on the presidential race. Help Asian Voters in Ohio Asian Services In Action needs your help. We are a non-profit, […]

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OCA Cleveland Chapter Presidential Debate Watch Party October 3, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012  8 p.m. After dinner potluck 9 p.m. Presidential Debate Hosted by Ray & Barbara Hing in Solon, Ohio Topic: Domestic policy Participants: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Moderator: Jim Lehrer (Host of NewsHour on PBS)  The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six time segments of […]

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Cleveland Chapter wins 2012 Chapter Excellence Award

OCA Cleveland Chapter recently was awarded the 2012 Chapter Excellence Award Local Community Involvement First Place during the 2012 OCA National Convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada. OCA Cleveland Chapter has been a co-founder organization for the Cleveland Asian Festival and within three years, it has helped establishing Cleveland AsiaTown as the next vibrant community […]

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OCA Cleveland Chapter received $25,000 for its multi-media initiative TV Show OCA Image TV!

(July 27, 2012, Cleveland, OH) OCA Greater Cleveland Chapter was awarded a $25000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation’s City of Cleveland’s Cable Television Minority Arts and Education Fund (MAEF) to help finance one season of its multi-media, educational and cross-cultural initiative – OCA IMAGE TV OHIO. OCA IMAGE TV OHIO is a 30 minutes television […]

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