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(29.71285,-95.554504)
 

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Mission Statement

To advocate for social justice, equal opportunity and fair treatment; To promote civic participation, education, and leadership; To advance coalitions and community building; and To foster cultural heritage.

Description

Founded in 1973, OCA is a national organization of community advocates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of AAPIs in the United States. Established in 1979, the OCA-Greater Houston Chapter is one of OCA’s 100+ chapters and affiliates and works to provide strong local programs that empower the AAPI community through advocacy, cultural awareness, professional development, economic empowerment, youth leadership training, civic engagement, community service, and education.

OCA-Greater Houston Chapter is a volunteer driven organization of community advocates that strives to meet the current and evolving needs of a diverse population through a comprehensive continuum of programs targeting different life stages of AAPIs with a focus on developing advocacy, leadership, and civic engagement participation of AAPIs. The OCA-Greater Houston Chapter board members along with key community volunteer members work to fundraise, implement our programs to empower the AAPI community through leadership training, education workshops, cultural and advocacy awareness, legal clinics, internships, scholarships, mentoring, and civic engagement, and monitor our national and local advocacy, policy positions, and initiatives.

Website

http://ocahouston.org/

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