OUR PROGRAMS

Your support of the OCA-Greater Houston Legacy & Leadership Campaign helps us build capacity to increase the impact of our work that directly affects the lives of Asian American Pacific Islander families. 


How will your donation help? 

• $1000 funds 2000 postcard mailers to remind AAPI families to go Vote each year

• $2500 funds us to get 200 more households to Register and/or Pledge to go Vote each year

• $5000 funds 50 students to receive Youth Leadership Training (Y-Advocate)

• $5000 funds 40 Participants in Leadership Training for Professionals ( MAAP-Mentoring Asian American Professionals

• $7500 funds the operating expenses of a Programs Intern for 1 Summer

• $15,000 funds the operating expenses of a Programs Intern for 1 School Year

• $25,000 funds the operating expenses of a Programs Intern for 1 Full Year

• $20,000 funds B3 Asian American Leadership Forum for 150 student participants

• $20,000 funds Youth Leadership Programs for 1 Full Year impacting 200 students

• $50,000 funds expanded Youth & College Leadership Programs for 1 Full Year impacting 400 students

 

Support the Growth of our Programs: 

ADVOCACY & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

TEA Talks (Together Empowering All) 

• Monthly education workshops about various AAPI issues 

Citizenship & Immigration Forums

• First Saturday of each month

• Free citizenship application assistance

Get Out the Vote (GOTV)

• Phone banking events

• Mailing  Voting Reminder Information Postcards

• Presidential Town Hall viewing

• Voter registration outreach

• Seniors voting assistance

• Exit Surveys & Poll monitoring to protect AAPI Voting Rights

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Mentoring Asian American Professionals (MAAP)

• Mentoring Training over three (3) month time period

• Develop leadership and communication skills

Professional Development and Career Fair

• Biannual networking opportunity

B3 Asian American Leadership Forum

• Annual conference developing leadership skills

Minority Business Certification 

• Workshops on how to apply for Small, Minority, Women, Disadvantaged Business Certifications in the City of Houston

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Leadership Training for Community Leaders Pipeline

Reading Olympics

Career Roundtables

• Quarterly events for students to interact  and network with working professionals

College Prep Fridays

• Free tutoring for homework and aid on college applications for high school students

Leadership Education with College Affiliates

• Engaging with undergraduate and graduate students

Y-Advocate Youth Empowerment & Leadership Training

• Leadership skill-building and civic engagement education

COMMUNITY SERVICE

OCA Serves

• Spring and Fall community service project 

• Annual APA Senior Holiday Luncheon

• CARE Coalition School Supply Backpack Project

CULTURAL OUTREACH

Quarterly Film Screening & Arts Night

• Showcase local Asian American filmmakers and artists

APA Heritage Month

Annual Houston AAPI Film Festival (HAAPIFF)

• Two weekend festival with films from around the nation and from local filmmakers

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