About Us

OCA Cleveland Logo - HighOCA Greater Cleveland Chapter, formerly known as The Organization of Chinese Americans of Greater Cleveland (OCAGC) is a membership-driven, non-profit, non-partisan civil rights and educational organization.

OCAGC is a member chapter of the National OCA, with over 100 chapters and affiliates within the United States. OCA is a national organization Founded in 1973 dedicated to the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. We encourage you to renew your OCA membership to continue to supporting the important work that OCA does at the local chapter and national level.  OCA Cleveland Chapter is dedicated to promoting cultural heritage, active participation in civic and community affairs, securing justice, and equal treatment and equal opportunity for all Americans of Asian Pacific Islander descent.

Today, OCA continues to advance the civil rights of  the community with an expanded mission to advocate for all Asian Pacific Americans with one voice.  This new visionary organizational identity acknowledges the significant demographic shift and celebration of diversity within the APA communities.  OCA is  the largest Pan-Asian Pacific national membership driven social justice organization in the United States.

While embracing the vision of the founders and leveraging on the accomplishments of our organization, OCA today is over 80 chapters and affiliates strong regarded as one of the most influential advocacy organizations in the civil rights community.   We are grateful for the support of members, officers, family, corporate partners, allies, colleagues and leaders in the Chinese American as well as Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

“Embracing the Hopes and Aspiration of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States”.

The OCA Cleveland Chapter serves the continually growing Asian Pacific American community of Northeast Ohio and works with other organizations and communities to promote ethnic awareness and cultural diversity. Click here for OCA National Website.

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2014 – 2017 OCAGC Officers and Board Members

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Title Name
President Lisa Wong
Treasurer Shan Chan *
Secretary Harold Hom
V. P. of Administration Wayne Wong
V. P. of Education & Culture
V. P. of Membership Deborah Yue
V. P. of Organization and Public Relations Johnny Wu

Board Members

Name Name
Ray C. S. Chan Shan Chan *
Harold Hom Lisa Wong
Wayne Wong Johnny Wu
Deborah Yue

 * deceased

Congratulations and Thanks

(1990-2004) Organization of Chinese Americans of Greater Cleveland (OCAGC) recognizes individuals (up to 4) who have served the Chinese, Asian, an the larger communities in a leadership role for significant time. The OCAGC is proud to present each year’s Distinguished Service Awards to

2003  Y. Ray Hing Le Nguyen
2002 Barbara Hing Wai-Ching Wan Nancy Yuen
2001   Leon Chang Steve Lee Huili Shi
2000 Johnny K. Wu Xianli Jia
1999  August Pust Shan Chan
1998  Dr. Yachun Ku Chuck Chin
1997 Ray C. S. Chan David Namkoong
1996 Donna Hom Howard Chin
1995 Lana Den Lisa Wong (Nee Fong) Stanley Eng
1994 Simon Chen Howard Hope Dr. Wen-Tien Pen Margaret Wong
1993  Angela Chiu  Jenny Chin  Dr. George Wang
1992  Charles Lee Frances Namkoong  Fong Wah Ying
1991 Ray Don Alex H. Mark
1990 Fong Wah Hing Wen Ko Anthony Yen
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