What We Do
  1. SATURDAY: FEB 17, 2018
    Chinese New Year Celebration
    Join a coalition of community groups as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Cottonwood High School starting at 5:00 p.m.
  2. TBD
    A hugely popular event is a our semi-annual Bus trips to Wendover, Nevada for fun, all you can eat buffet, concerts and gaming! We will be announcing this year's trips soon. Stay Tuned!
  3. MAY 9-11, 2018
    Golden Spike Conference
    Telling the history of Asian Pacific American contributions to the building of the United States. Go to www.goldenspike150.org for more info.
  4. SATURDAY: NOV, 2018 6:00 P.M.
    2018 OCA-Utah Awards Gala
    The 20th OCA-Utah Awards Gala promises to be a memorable evening as we look back at the last 20 years and look ahead to the challenges of the future. Come thank our awardees for their tireless work for our community.

Here is an Overview of our Major Projects

  1. Leadership Development
    Leadership Development
    OCA Utah works with Young Asian American Professional and Asian Youth Leadership Conference Committee to cultivate the next generation of APA through mentoring, skills building and networking. Through coalition with other groups, OCA Utah is able to build support and work around issues effecting Asian Pacific Americans.
  2. Fighting Hunger
    Fighting Hunger
    Food Insecurity is a growing problem in our community. Learn more by watching the video below. Help OCA - Utah fight hunger
  3. Utah Asian Festival
    Utah Asian Festival
    OCA - Utah has sponsored and run the Children's Area at the Utah Asian Festival for twenty years
  4. Golden Spike
    Golden Spike
    OCA - Utah has proudly represented our Chinese railroad workers who helped build the Transcontinental Railroad. OCA -Utah commemorates the sacrifices of these brave men by participating in the Golden Spike Re-Enactment annually on May 10th.
  5. Annual Awards Gala
    Annual Awards Gala
    OCA - Utah recognizes the contributions of community leaders, local organizations, and corporate partners at our Annual Awards Gala.
  6. Advocacy
    Fighting for social justice is the mainstay of what OCA - Utah does. From ensuring government programs consider our unique needs to removing objectionable names from landmarks.

Learn More about Food Insecurity

  1. The Hidden Hungry
    New Data shows 1 in 10 #AAPIs are food insecure. One third of New York City #AAPIs live in poverty. Watch this report by Richard Lui of MSNBC

B3: Build, Breakthrough & Believe

Launched in 2009, B3: Build, Breakthrough & Believe is a professional and leadership development program for aspiring Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) professionals interested in taking their personal and professional goals to the next level through leadership development and networking. 

The goal of this program is to provide relevant professional development, peer networking and mentoring to aspiring AAPI professionals. Build, Breakthrough, Believe is the three-word mantra of the B3 program and are used as building blocks for the event agenda. Workshops and seminar topics range from personal branding to corporate success tactics and strategies.

B3 is just one of the many nationally renown leadership development programs that OCA-Utah brings to our community.  For more information on OCA programs, click here.