Promoting active participation of Asian Pacific Americans in both civic and national matters.
Securing social justice, equal opportunity, and equal treatment of Asian Pacific Americans.
Eliminating stereotypes of and prejudices against Asian Pacific Americans.
Promoting the cultural heritage of Asian Pacific Americans.
Be represented by the local DFW chapter of the only national Chinese American civil rights organization, based in Washington D.C., which stands firmly behind the civil rights of all Asian Pacific Americans. As such, we are absolutely committed to standing as one unified body in the protection of civil rights of all Asian Pacific Americans.
Work with our staff in the national office in Washington, D.C. to monitor government and political activities and to ensure that the civil rights of all Asian Pacific Americans are not being compromised.
Participate in the democratic process through National Board meetings, the annual National Convention, Leadership Development Programs, and other OCA-sponsored activities.
Establish relationships with other major civil rights organizations and support effective coalition building among other Asian Pacific American and minority groups.
Receive our quarterly newsmagazine, Image, which provides current information of interest to Asian Pacific Americans by covering legislation, political developments, social and economic issues, as well as educational and professional opportunities.
Provide the next generation of Asian Pacific Americans with education, professional networking, and support, including internships, scholarships, informational resources and career guidance.
Reach out to other community groups such as local government, school board, and other minority organizations to work toward common goals at the local, state and national levels.
Work to eliminate stereotypes in the media, in the public policy arena, and in the community; help to build a more positive and accurate image of Asian Pacific Americans.