City of Las Vegas Declares May 11 as “AAPI Day”

The City of Las Vegas has declared May 11 as “Asian American and Pacific Islander Day.” OCA Las Vegas was recognized by Councilwoman Francis Allen-Palenske as part of the proclamation, alongside our community partners at the Asian Community Development Council.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRI, APRIL 1, 2022 AT 11:59PM PT

Since 1999, the OCA-UPS® Gold Mountain Scholarship has supported first-generation Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students in their pursuit of higher education and calls back to a time when many immigrants looked upon America as a mountain of golden opportunities for themselves and their families.

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COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill

On May 20, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill into law. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., and Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, allowing the reporting of hate crimes more accessible at local and state levels by boosting public outreach, as well as ensuring reporting resources are available in multiple languages online.… Continue reading COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill

A Waltz Down Memory Lane With Cinderella’s Prince, Paolo Montalbán

rticle repost via Theater Mania: link Montalbán stars in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderellaalongside Brandy and Whitney Houston, coming to Disney Plus on Friday. It was the news that united theater fans across the world: Disney Plus would begin streaming the 1997 Wonderful World of Disney production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Friday, February 12. The movie was a cultural touchstone,… Continue reading A Waltz Down Memory Lane With Cinderella’s Prince, Paolo Montalbán

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