OCA National Gala Awards

July 21st, 2018 | 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 non-profit organizations are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the AAPI community with the OCA Community Advocate Award. 

2018 OCA Community Advocate Awardees


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