2014 Year in Review

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JANUARY

  • January 12: OCA-GLA Board Retreat and Meeting
  • January 22: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting

FEBRUARY

  • February 1: 115th Annual Golden Dragon Parade & Chinese New Year Festival
  • February 11: OCA-GLA Lunar New Year Reception at Plum Tree Inn
  • February 12: Monterey Park Community Meeting and Recap of Harmony Resolution
  • February 18: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • February 22-23: L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk & Bike Ride
  • February 26: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting
  • February 27: “Imma Be” Career Talks – Chris Dinh at Temple City High School

MARCH

  • March 1: 2014 Chinese American Museum Lantern Festival
  • March 8-11: JACL/OCA Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
  • March 12: Co-Sponsored Committee of 100 Speaker Series – Forbidden Citizens: Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress
  • March 13: Monterey Park Community Meeting
  • March 13: Co-Sponsored USC Asian Pacific Islander Caucus 3rd Annual Community Networking Night
  • March 14: “Imma Be” Career Talks: Carlin Yuen at Mark Keppel High School
  • March 18: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • March 20: Co-Sponsored Los Angeles Sheriff Debate
  • March 26: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting

APRIL

  • April 3: Headshots: A Picture-Perfect Mixer at Spirit House
  • April 15: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • April 23: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting
  • April 24: Co-Sponsored Los Angeles Sheriff Debate

MAY

  • May 4: Co-sponsored “Farah Goes Bang” at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
  • May 10: Tabling at AAAJ-LA’s Family Empowerment Festival at CSULA
  • May 13: Co-Sponsored “Let’s Dish It Out! A Discussion on Asian American Foodies” at the Chinese American Museum
  • May 16: CTO Internship Applications Due
  • May 20: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • May 21: 2nd Annual InQUIZitive Minds: APA Trivia Night at Chinese American Museum
  • May 28: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting
  • May 28: Co-Sponsored APABA-LA’s “APA Heritage Month Event: Celebrating 50 Years of the Civil Rights Act of 1964”

JUNE

  • June 5: East West Players’ “Beijing Spring” Theatre Party
  • June 16: CTO Internship Begins
  • June 17: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • June 22: Summer Picnic at Almansor Park with FCC and AYC
  • June 25: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting
  • June 26: Fireside Chat with author Jane Hyun

JULY

  • July 15: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • July 23: OCA Convention Host Committee Meeting
  • July 24: OCA National Convention 2014 Press Conference at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

AUGUST

  • August 7-10: OCA National Convention, Los Angeles, CA
  • August 12: CTO Intern and Civil Rights Fellow Dinner
  • August 19: OCA-GLA Board Meeting
  • August 24: Mentored Path to Citizenship Grant Deadline
  • August 31: OCACON2014 Volunteer Appreciation Party

SEPTEMBER

  • September 7: Harvest Moon Festival
  • September 14 : Summer Retreat and Image Awards Wrap Party
  • September 16: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

OCTOBER

  • October 3: Image Awards/Mentored Path to Citizenship Awards
  • October 21: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

NOVEMBER

  • November 16: Annual Membership Meeting/Ping Pong Tournament at Peking Tavern
  • November 18: OCA-GLA Board Meeting

DECEMBER

  • December 4: Asian Pacific American Community Holiday Toy Drive