2012 Year in Review

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JANUARY

  • January 26: Phillipine Fundraiser with PABA & SIPA
  • January 28: community partner for the 27th Annual Asian Pacific American Awareness Conference at UCI
  • January 28-29: National Board Meeting (Tuscon, AZ)

FEBURARY

  • February 4: OCA-GLA Board Retreat
  • February 7: co-sponsored USC APIC Community Networking Night
  • February 10: “Imma Be” Career Talk at Whitney High School featuring Joe Jhung
  • February 16: co-sponsored OCA-OC Lunar New Year Dinner
  • February 22: “Imma Be” Career Talk at Whitney High School featuring Mark Pulido
  • February 22: co-sponsored LEAP Career and Leadership Seminar
  • February 29: OCA-GLA Board Meeting & Social at Chaya

MARCH

  • March 10-13: JACL/OCA Leadership Summit
  • March 19: spring internship begins
  • March 27: OCA-GLA Headshot & Wine Mixer
  • March 28: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

APRIL 

  • April 3: co-sponsored “Wet Sands” with APADRC & KAC
  • April 8: OCA-GLA – OCA-OC Board to Board Brunch
  • April 21-22: National Board Meeting (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • April 25: New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls Watch Party
  • April 25: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

MAY

  • May 16: co-sponsored “Uploaded: The Asian American Movement” at the Los Angeles Asian American Film Festival
  • May 24: co-sponsored “A Little Night Music” with the Asian Pacific American Friends of the Theatre
  • May 30: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

JUNE

  • June 13: attended press conference for passage of HR 683
  • June 20: co-sponsored South Bay Asian American Networking event
  • June 23: co-sponsored Vincent Chin 30: a Google Hangout
  • June 27: conflict resolution workshop at the Asian Youth Center
  • June 27: summertime in the SGV: Boba Mixer at the Factory Tea Bar

JULY

  • July 9: CTO Summer Interns start
  • July 14: co-sponsored 626 Best Dance Crew
  • July 14: summertime in the SGV: Summer Cool Down! Ice Skating at the Pasadena Ice Skating Center
  • July 29: Summertime in the SGV: Summer Picnic at Alhambra Park
  • July 31: 2011-2012 Civil Rights Fellowship ends

AUGUST

  • August 2-5: OCA National Convention (Las Vegas, NV)

SEPTEMBER

  • September 15: attended “Somewhere Between” Screening and Q&A session at the Nuart Theatre
  • September 21: 21st Annual Image Awards Dinner
  • September 22: volunteered at the LA18 Harvest Moon Festival
  • September 28: “Imma Be” Career Talk at Mark Keppel High featuring Matthew Hui

OCTOBER

  • October 24: co-sponsored “626 Cares” Bone Marrow Drive at Factory Tea Bar
  • October 24: co-sponsored the Chinese American Museum “Commemoration of the Chinese Massacre of 1871”

NOVEMBER

  • November 12: winter internship begins
  • November 14: “Knives Out: Asian Americans Killing it in the Kitchen” featuring Sen Sugano, Johneric Concordia, Nguyen Tran, John Lau and Arlene Laddaran
  • November 15: “Imma Be” Career Talk at San Gabriel High School featuring Sam Liu
  • November 27: “Imma Be” Career Talk at Gabrielino High featuring Lee Ha

DECEMBER

  • December 1: Holiday Party and Mixer with CA-CA and OCA-GLA
  • December 6: co-sponsored 13th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive & Reception