News & Events

Date: 10/14/17 "3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament"
OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter´s

Dear Friends,

OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter (OCAGPC) is inviting you to multitask for a cause – play golf or attend the WOMEN EMPOWERMENT Luncheon and Silent Auction and help us provide the youth with the tools and strategies needed to win for tomorrow! Join us and other businesses and organizations in the community in support of

OCAGPC's 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament
on October 14, 2017
at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club.

The day also includes a luncheon featuring guest speakers, Sam Campana, former Mayor of Scottsdale and currently serving as the Executive Director of the Desert Discovery Center, and Tanushree Ghosh, Group Leader at Intel Corporation as they EMPOWER WOMEN in the community. See attached flier for more details!

It's not just another day of golf. Your support is critical to sustaining the programs our youth need to thrive. Event proceeds are aimed at empowering the youth and aspiring leaders and professionals through impactful and informative programs like the Asian Pacific American Youth Leadership Training Program, the OCA Internship Program, and several Leadership Summits. Additionally, funds raised will help launch innovative new programs like the Young Believers Productions, a program that teaches youth how to advocate for themselves and build self-esteem. Most of our programs are free for the community and donations in support of our cause are greatly appreciated.

OCAGPC is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Your donations are tax deductible and here are several ways to donate/register:

  • Mail check donation/ticket payments to OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter 7121 East 1st Ave Scottsdale, AZ 85251.
  • Send donations/ticket payments through our PayPal donation link
  • Donate/register through our Eventbritewebpage by clicking the REGISTRATION link.
  • Help spread the word. Share our PayPal link with friends and family:

If you can't attend and understand the importance of empowering the youth, your donation would be greatly appreciated. Donate through PayPal.
Partner with OCA Phoenix today and empower the youth. If you have any questions, you can reach out to Nicole Bennett at her cell phone: (323) 683-7116.

Thank you all again for your gracious time and participation. I look forward to seeing you all soon!

Date: 09/08/17 "Oca B3 Leadership Summit"
Addressing Barriers Hindering AAPls´ Success in the community and in the workplace

OCA Greater Phoenix cordially invites you to join us at an upcoming leadership summit. We are organizing a community event in partnership with State Farm. The theme of the event is Build, Breakthrough, and Believe and we will be addressing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) barriers and stereotypes that hinder success in the community and the workplace.

This is such a great opportunity to encourage dialogue around diversity and support the development of our community. Please help distribute the attached flyer and visit the registration page. The event is open to the community. Seats are limited so register soon!

You can register online here

Date: 06/12-16/17 "APACE (Asian Pacific Advocacy, Culture and Education) Academy"
Applications for its 2017 program

Arizona State University's APACE Academy is still taking applications for its 2017 program on June 12-16! Deadline is May 26th for this exciting summer program at ASU on Asian Pacific history, culture and contemporary issues. High school students entering grades 10 to 12 are especially encouraged to take advantage of APACE's career and college readiness activities. Apply here:

Contact Kathy Nakagawa for any questions:

Also check out the activities during 2016's program here:

Date: 02/17/17 "2017 OCA National Internship"
Application deadline is February 17th!

The OCA Internship Program is one of OCA's signature student leadership development programs. Celebrating its 28th year in 2017, the OCA Internship Program seeks to cultivate future leadership by providing students from all over the country with the opportunity to be involved in the political process through a national organization.

Applications are still open for the 2017 OCA National Internship! Learn more and apply here Application deadline is February 17th!

Date: 02/10-12/17 "27th Annual Chinese Culture & Cuisine Festival"
Year of the Rooster 4715

Join OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter at the 27th Annual Chinese Culture & Cuisine Festival this weekend! Celebrate the Year of the Rooster at this free event for Phoenix Chinese Week!

Date: 02/03/17 "Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling"
B3: Leadership Summit-Greater Phoenix

SAVE THE DATE! Fridar, February 3rd, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Old Main at ASU
400 East Tyler Mali
Tempe, AZ 85287
Register here at:

Date: 01/21/17 "The Arizona Vietnamese Community"
OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter´s

Lunar New Year Festival Celebration, Event Fair, And Contests Saturday January 21, 2017
Come join us at the Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival on January 21, 2017! The Vietnamese Community of Arizona will be celebrating this beautiful festival at Mesquite High School, 500 S. McQueen Rd., Gilbert, Arizona 85233. Free admission for the fair which goes from 1 PM - 5 PM and prices are listed for later activities on the flyer. We hope to see you!

Date: 10/08/16 "Second Annual OCA Golf Classic Tournament"
OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter´s

OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter would like to thank all of our wonderful attendees, sponsors, and volunteers for making our 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament a success! Here are some photos from the luncheon and silent auction. Thank you for helping us empower youth "fore" the future! See you next year!

Date: 10/08/16 "Second Annual OCA Golf Classic Tournament"
OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter´s

Date: 07/21-24/16 "2016 OCA NATIONAL CONVENTION"
OCA National Convention Programming Tracks

Date: 10/08/16 "Second Annual OCA Golf Classic Tournament"
"Second Annual OCA Golf Classic Tournament"

We all know today's youth are tomorrow's leaders but most people are too busy to equip youth whit the tools they need in order to be successful leaders. So we are Inviting you to multitask for a cause - play golf and help our youth at the same time.
Partner with OCA Greater Phoenix Chapter today and empower our youth for the future! In addition to supporting our youth, your participation provides your business with excellent opportunities to showcase your organization to the many golfers, sponsors, supporters, volunteers at the tournament and OCA chapters nationwide. The enclosed sponsorship opportunities sheet provides options that can be tailored to meet your giving ability. If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities or need any further information, please contact Astria Wong at 602-524-6728.

Date: 06/06/16 "College Intern"
OCA Greater Phoenix Internship.

OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates is a national membership-driven organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APA), touching tens of thousands of individuals each year through its extensive network of over 100 chapters, affiliates, and partners from around the country.

Date: 11/21/15 "APIA-U"
Leadership training program for college students.

Date: 11/7/15 "First Annual OCA Phoenix Golf Tournament"
Annual fundraising golf tournament and luncheon at McCormick Ranch.

Date: 10/18/15 "Arab American Festival"
Voter registration booth.

Date: 10/10/15 "Filipino Heritage Event"
Voter registration and civic engagement.

Date: 9/19/15 "APAY"
Leadership awareness session for local high school students.

Date: 7/25/15 "Mekong Voter Registration"
Voter registration table.

Date: 7/4/15 "OCA National Convention"
Annual national meeting and celebration.

Date: 6/7/15 "Microsoft Voter Education"
Teaching those about how and the importance of registering to vote.