Why Join

Why Join OCA-GLA?

OCA-GLA does amazing work for the community.  On the local level, we do everything from offering local residents grants and assistance with citizenship to hosting our annual IMAGE Awards to honor the most active members of Los Angeles APA community.  On the federal level, we have over 40 sister chapters across the nation and one of the largest membership-based non-profit headquarters in D.C. to advocate and tackle issues like immigration, healthcare, and Census that directly affect the our families and communities.
But we can’t do it without your support!  OCA-GLA depends on it’s membership to drive forward our efforts in the community.  Without you, OCA cannot serve the critical needs of the community we do today.   Your membership ensures that APA voices are heard in the nation’s capital, that local communities get the support they need, and our children can grow up in a rich and diverse environment.
Along with the great OCA-GLA membership benefits you get and opportunities to become active in the community, join OCA-GLA to support the APA community, and the work we do to uplift APA nationwide.
Benefits
  • OCA Annual National Convention – Receive the membership discount to attend OCA National Convention – with over 40 chapters, and workshops and presentations from community leaders and members, it is one of the premiere APA events and networking opportunities in the nation.
  • IMAGE Magazine – Receive the quarterly IMAGE Magazine of OCA National, connecting you with the most up-to-date APA news across the country.
  • Networking and Professional Development – Participate in our national professional development and networking program, Bamboo.  Also our mentor/mentee program, and get membership discounts to all our networking opportunities and mixers.
  • OCA E-newsletter – Receive the OCA National and OCA-GLA e-newsletter every month, updating you about news nationally, and in your city.  Also informs you about upcoming events and opportunities!
  • Local Los Angeles Events – Special membership prices towards Los Angeles APA events, mixers, socials, presentations, and more!
  • Participate and organize APA Events – including community forums, town halls, picnics, book readings, voter registration, education drives, Citizenship days, community service, outings to plays, Hollywood Bowl, Dodger Games, and our annual Image Awards

How to Join

Just click on the “Join Now” tab above, and submit your membership online!  It’s that easy!  We’ll contact you in a couple days after your submission to confirm your membership and let you know about our many upcoming community events!

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