OCA National Gala Awards

June 29, 2019 | 6:00 PM Reception | 7:00 PM Dinner Program

The highly anticipated OCA Gala Awards is the event that culminates at the end of the Convention. Four deserving scholars will be presented with the OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship, volunteers are recognized with the OCA Unsung Heroes Award, and rising national leaders are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the AAPI community with the OCA Pioneer Award. 


Notable Past Honorees

2017 OCA Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Former Congressman Michael Honda

2017 OCA Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Former Congressman Michael Honda

2015 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree California Chief Justice Judge Tani Cantil-Sakauye

2015 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree California Chief Justice Judge Tani Cantil-Sakauye

2011 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree Actor BD Wong

2011 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree Actor BD Wong

2013 OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award Honoree Senator Mazie Hirono

2013 OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award Honoree Senator Mazie Hirono