Embracing the Hopes & Aspirations of Asian Pacific Americans

OCA is a national civil rights advocacy and educational organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander descent.







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OCA offers programs, outreach opportunities and community among Asian Pacific Americans in our region.


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OCA seeks to advance the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and our fellow Americans. See how you can make an impact in your community

Cultural Events

OCA Pittsburgh organizes and participates in local cultural events around the city in celebration of diversity and culture as a part of our outreach efforts

Asian American Heritage Committee

Comprised of various local Asian American groups with the goal of promoting awareness and understanding of the various cultures of Americans of Asian background

A National Organization

Founded in 1973, OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates is a 501(c)(3) national member-driven nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. with 50+ chapters and affiliates across the U.S.

Cultural Outreach

The OCA Pittsburgh Performance Ensemble

Our performance ensemble is made up of enthusiastic teens and adults, interested in learning Chinese dances and other Chinese folk arts. Our dance teams have performed at charity events, galas, banquets, outdoor events, school functions, and more.

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