2011 Year in Review

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JANUARY

  • January 14-16: OCA National Board Meeting (Las Vegas, NV)
  • January 26: OCA Serves Clothing and Houseware Drive
  • January 27: OCA-OC Lunar New Year Dinner
  • January 29: OCA-GLA Board Retreat
  • January 30: volunteered at LA 18 Lunar New Year Festival

FEBRUARY

  • February 5: marched in Lunar New Year Chinatown Parade
  • February 23: Board Meeting

MARCH

  • March 1: co-sponsored LEAP’s Career and Leadership Seminar at USC
  • March 2: co-sponsored APCF’s Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy Reception
  • March 5-8: JACL/OCA Leadership Summit
  • March 9: Spring Interns Begin
  • March 22: “Imma Be” Career Talk at Mark Keppel High featuring Loretta So
  • March 28: OCA-GLA Member Mixer & Giving to Japan Relief Fundraiser
  • March 30: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

APRIL

  • April 16-17: OCA National Board Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  • April 23: co-sponsored Thousand Hearts Benefit Concert for Japan
  • April 28: OCA-GLA Board meeting
  • April 30: China Flat Historical Hike & BBQ

MAY

  • May 4: OCA-GLA presents: “Among B-Boys”
  • May 13: co-sponsored “Chinese Massacre (Annotated)” APAFT Theater Reception
  • May 18: “Imma Be” Career Talk at San Gabriel High School featuring May-Fae Yeh
  • May 24: The State of Ethnic Studies — A panel discussion, co-sponsored with APABA
  • May 25: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

JUNE

  • June 6: APALS Monday Mingler with OCA-GLA
  • June 22: Sam Luk is announced as a 2011 Unsung Heroes Awardee
  • June 29: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • June 30: sent letter to Palace Seafood & Dim Sum restaurant re: Ching Chong Ling Long Gourmet Take-Out

JULY

  • July 5: OCA-GLA summer internships began
  • July 7-10: JACL Convention
  • July 11: beginning of the Civil Rights Fellowship
  • July 11: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan screening
  • July 13: attended City of Los Angeles Redistricting Meeting
  • July 20: volunteered at Asian Pacific Community Fund Giving for All Seasons Gala
  • July 27: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

AUGUST

  • August 2: Intern Lunch with Assemblymember Mike Eng
  • August 6: co-sponsored Project by Project’s Plate by Plate 2011 Food and Wine Benefit
  • August 4-7: OCA National Convention (New York, NY)
  • August 7: National Board Meeting (New York, NY)
  • August 22: added intern diversity blog section to website
  • August 31: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

SEPTEMBER

  • September 1: co-sponsored Community Meet & Greet with Undersheriff Paul Tanaka
  • September 8: co-sponsored APALC’s “Ten Years Later: 9/11 & Its Impact on the Asian American Community” event
  • September 8: sent letter of remonstration in reaction to FOX Sport’s Pac-12 video at USC
  • September 8: last day for summer interns
  • September 18: volunteered at LA 18 Harvest Moon Festival
  • September 28: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

OCTOBER

  • October 7: attended OCA National’s B3: Build, Breakthrough, Believe program
  • October 7: attended OCA National’s Corporate Achievement Awards
  • October 7-9: OCA National Board Meeting (Washington, DC)
  • October 14: 20th Annual Image Awards
  • October 26: OCA-GLA presents: Breaking Bamboo: Being a 21st Century Leader in the Asian Pacific Workforce” with LEAP

NOVEMBER

  • November 5: co-sponsored Kollaboration 11
  • November 16: co-sponsored APCF’s Networking for All Seasons
  • November 20: NAAAP & OCA Afternoon at the Theater: Ching Chong Chinaman
  • November 30: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • November 30: co-sponsored APARDC’s Open House & Vincent Who? Screening + Q&A

DECEMBER

  • December 1: co-sponsored 12th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive & Reception
  • December 3: CACA & OCA-GLA Holiday Mixer & Potluck
  • December 5: OCA-GLA presents: “Don’t Text & Drive” Workshop
  • December 5: co-sponsored APAFT Artist Reception for Jeanne Sakata and Francois Chau
  • December 8: “Imma Be” Career Talk at San Gabriel High School featuring Luca Tseng