The 36th Anniversary Award Gala was held at
DoubleTree Hotel on Saturday Nov. 19th, 2015. Congresswoman Grace Meng and Westchester County Exective Astorino attended the gala and deivered their speeches.
The Organization of Chinese Americans, Inc. (OCA) is a national non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization of concerned Chinese Americans. OCA is dedicated to securing the rights of Chinese American and Asian American citizens and permanent residents through legislative and policy initiatives at all levels of the government. OCA aims to embrace the hopes and aspirations of the nearly 2 million citizens and residents of Chinese ancestry in the United States as well as to better the lives of the 14 million Asian Americans across the country.
OCA's primary objectives include - Promoting active participation of Asian Americans in both civic and national matters. Securing social justice, equal opportunity, and equal treatment of Asian Americans. Eliminating prejudices, stereotypes and ignorance of Asian Americans. Promoting the cultural heritage of Chinese and other Asian Americans.
Rising Stars Concert
The 9th Rising Stars Concert will be held on May 14th, 2016, two auditions will be held on May 2nd and 3rd, 2016. Asian American young musicians ages from 8 to 18, playing both classical instruments from the West and traditional Asian instruments, are encouraged to participant...
Asian American Heritage Festival
The 19th Asian American Heritage Festival in Westchester will be held on May 21st, 2016 at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10562. Free admission and parking. The public is invited to bring family and friends to the Kensico Dam Plaza for an afternoon of entertainment ...
Student Leadership Award
The OCA-WHV Student Leadership Award (SLA) is an annual program sponsored by the board of OCA-WHV and administrated by a committee appointed by the board. The award is designed to honor high school students ...
OCA is a national membership driven organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans, touching tens of thousands of individuals each year through its extensive ...
In The Press
The Westchester-Hudson Valley chapter of OCA is one of the leading social advocacy and cultural organizations in the county. Our talented and committed membership sponsors a full calendar of events and projects, all of which celebrate the growing presence of Asian Americans in the Hudson Valley area and raise awareness of our needs and concerns. A description of our mission and an outline of our most important activities follow below.
2016 Asian Heritage Festival on Fios 1 News
2016 Asian Heritage Festival on The Journal News