1882 Foundation Event Review: Summer 2017 OCA Interns Visit

The 1882 Foundation hosted a presentation for the OCA - Asian Pacific Advocates summer 2017 interns class at the 1882 home office on July 7, 2017.   Each summer OCA brings in a group of college students and recent graduates for a ten week internship and places them at various locations in DC.  Each Friday afternoon the interns gather for a group session called Sama Sama to discuss issues that affect the AAPI community and to hear from one another. Our presentation for this Sama Sama…

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OCA Fund Raiser with Richard On, guitarist from Of A Revolution (O.A.R.)

Dear Friends and Colleagues of Talk Story, OCA-DC (www.ocadc.org) is a membership based national organization of over 100 chapters and affiliates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APA). APAs are the fastest growing population in the country, and in the Greater Washington, DC area, there are nearly 600,000 APAs. With our community growing, there is a need for programs that are tailored to APAs who live and work in the DC area. OCA-DC programs address this gap through programs like 1882…

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1882 Project Applauds Introduction of Resolutions

1882 Project Applauds the Introduction of Congressional Resolutions Addressing the Chinese Exclusion Laws WASHINGTON, DC – The 1882 Project applauds the bipartisan introductions of H. Res. 282 and S. Res. 201, expressing regret for the passage of discriminatory laws against the Chinese in America, including the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. The passage of this Act marked the first time in our nation’s history that Congress expressly singled out a group of immigrants for denial of citizenship rights.

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