Applications Being Taken for JACL/OCA Leadership Summit


2015 JACL/OCA Leadership Summit Participants at the Congressional Speaker Series. (Photo by Craig Shimizu)


WASHINGTON — The 2018 JACL/OCA Leadership Summit will be held from April 7 to 10 in Washington, D.C. Application deadline is Feb. 12.

Established by JACL in 1984, the four-day annual leadership summit program introduces community leaders from across the nation to the national policy-making arena. Co-convened with OCA Advocate (formerly the Organization of Chinese Americans) since 1994, the conference is structured to provide a broad overview of the decision-making process at the federal level, including meetings and briefings by public officials, key policymaker