2013 Year in Review

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JANUARY

  • January 12-13: OCA-GLA Hosts National Board Meeting
  • January 30: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

FEBRUARY

  • February 16: 114th Annual Golden Dragon Parade
  • February 20: co-sponsored CD1- Chinatown Candidates Forum
  • February 24: Chinatown Firecracker Run!
  • February 26: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

MARCH

  • March 1: Judge Delbert Wong Square Dedication
  • March 15-19: OCA/JACL Leadership Summit
  • March 24: hike with OCA-GLA at Eaton Canyon
  • March 26: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • March 28: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • March 29: Mentored Path to Citizenship Grant Deadline

APRIL

  • April 4: “Headshots” A Picture Perfect Mixer at the Hive Gallery
  • April 29: Where do Asian Americans Stand on Critical Issues? Presentation
  • April 30: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

MAY

  • May 2: Southern California Edison Mixer
  • May 5: co-sponsored “Yellow Face” at the LA Asian Pacific Film Fest
  • May 22: InQUIZitive Minds: APA Trivia Night at Spirit House
  • May 28: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • May 29-30: OCA-GLA Civil Rights Fellowship Interviews

JUNE

  • June 3-6: Chiyo Tanaka Okamoto (CTO) Internship Interviews
  • June 10: OCA-GLA and JACL-PSW Board to Board Mixer at Chynna Dim Sum Lounge
  • June 13: Summer Series: “Get Into the Spirit” – NBA Finals Game 4 Viewing Party at Spirit House
  • June 15: co-sponsored Grace Lee Boggs: A Conversation on Revolution” at the Union Center for the Arts/East West Players
  • June 25: CTO Internship Begins
  • June 25: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

JULY

  • July 18-21: OCA National Convention in Washington, D.C.
  • July 19: 2012-2013 Civil Rights Fellowship Ends
  • July 23: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • July 30: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

AUGUST

  • August 4: Summer Picnic with FCC
  • August 5: 2013-2014 Civil Rights Fellowship Begins
  • August 12: Asian Pacific Community Fund Speaker Training
  • August 14: Bowling and Bylaws and X-Lanes Bowling
  • August 16: OCA National Convention 2014 Committee Meeting
  • August 21: co-sponsored “A Moment for Community Dialogue and Action”
  • August 27: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • August 29: co-sponsored “Lil Tokyo Reporter” Movie Screening and DVD Release Party

SEPTEMBER

  • September 4: OCA-GLA/JACL Collegiate Asian Pacific Internship (CAPI) Begins
  • September 11: CTO Internship Ends
  • September 14: co-sponsored “Affordable Healthcare and You” (Dianne Lumaquin’s CTO Internship Project)
  • September 22: Volunteered at the LA 18 Harvest Moon Festival
  • September 24: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

OCTOBER

  • October 4: 22nd Annual Image Awards
  • October 23: co-sponsored “Hiding in Plain Sight: A Special Program to Commemorate October as National Disability Awareness Month”
  • October 24: co-sponsored “Commemoration | Los Angeles Chinese Massacre of 1871”
  • October 29: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

NOVEMBER

  • November 8-10: National Board Meeting
  • November 16: co-sponsored “2nd Annual Kollaboration Star”
  • November 22: OCA-GLA/JACL Collegiate Asian-Pacific Internship (CAPI) Ends
  • November 23: co-sponsored “United Way HomeWalk 2013”
  • November 26: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

DECEMBER

  • December 4: Monterey Park City Council Meeting re: “Modern Latin Alphabet” Signage Ordinance (w/AAAJ-LA)
  • December 5: co-sponsored APA Toy Drive
  • December 18: Harmony Celebration (Re: MPK  “Modern Latin Alphabet” Signage Ordiance) (w/AAAJ-LA)