May 19, 2017 The Honorable Kevin de León Senate President pro Tempore State Capitol, Room 205 Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: SB 54 (de León) California Values Act – SUPPORT Dear Senate President pro Tem de León, OCA-Greater Los Angeles writes in strong support of SB 54 (de León), the California Values Act. This important legislation will protect the safety and well-being of all Californians
Presents ABACUS SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL OPENING: LOS ANGELES 6/9 LANDMARK NUART THEATRE A Mitten Media, Motto Pictures, Kartemquin Films production for WGBH/FRONTLINE and Independent Television Service (ITVS) in association with Blue Ice Film Fund Directed by Steve James Produced by Mark Mitten and Julie Goldmanwww.abacusmovie.com Facebook.com/abacusmovie @abacusmovie ABACUS: Small Enough to Jail, was a big hit at this year’s Toronto Film Festival.
We Need Your Help! We are Looking for Volunteers! Identity LA Free Concert Highlighting Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Seeking Volunteers on May 6th, 2017 from 3:30pm to 7:00pm Organizers of Identity LA, a concert and celebration for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, are looking for volunteers from 3:30pm to 7:00pm on May 6, 2017 to help check people into the VIP section at Los Angeles City Hall
Celebrate OCA-GLA’s 26th Annual Image Awards October 13, 2017 Ocean Star Restaurant 145 N. Atlantic Blvd., 2nd Floor Monterey Park, CA 91754 Doors Open | 6PM Program Begins | 7PM The evening will include dinner, a silent auction, and the presentation of awards. Proceeds from the event support the many volunteer activities that OCA-GLA organizes throughout the year including community service projects, voter education,
Pasadena Playhouse THE ORIGINALIST AND POST-SHOW DISCUSSION WITH REV. DR. JONIPHER KWONG | APRIL 23 | 2 P.M. Join OCA-Greater Los Angeles members, community allies, families and friends for an afternoon performance of The Originalist on Sunday, April 23, 2017, followed by a post-show discussion with prominent AAPI social justice advocates. We have secured a special 35 percent discount for you for this performance;
Buy Tickets Here! Think you know the most about APA Trivia? OCA’s annual APA Trivia Night is back! Come out and test your knowledge of Asian Pacific American Entertainment, Pop Culture, History, and Sports at our annual APA Trivia Night! We will be hosting the night with Chinese American Museum on May 17th, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Registration is at 7:00pm and the tournament begins at 7:30pm.
Constance Tianming Wu is an American actress. She began her career playing supporting roles in independent films, before her breakthrough role as Jessica Huang in the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat. Daphne Kwok is the Vice President of Multicultural Markets & Engagement, Asian American & Pacific Islander Audience for AARP. Since joining AARP in 2013, Ms.
Andrea Jun is a Chinese Canadian-American executive, non-profit leader, and prominent women’s-issues supporter. In April, 2014, she became President and CEO of Grameen America, a nonprofit microfinance organization founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus. GFrom 1999 until 2012, she served as the first female CEO and Chairwoman of Avon Products, Inc., a multi-level marketing company. Jung was also the first woman to
Ming-Na Wen is the first Asian actress to appear on an American daytime drama as Lien Hughes in As the World Turns. In 1993, she was highly praised for her breakthrough performance as June in the film adaption of The Joy Luck Club. Other notable performances by Ming-Na include her role as Chun-Li in Street Fighter (1994), Trudy in The Single Guy (1995-97), voice actress
Maya Lin is an accomplished Chinese-American architect who is known for designing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Her design consists of a 594-foot granite wall which honors the tens of thousands of soldiers who passed away while fighting in the Vietnam War. Lin is also known for designing the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, which has a timeline of major events