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Campaign: Environmental Protection Agency

Reduce language barriers that hinder delivery of EPA services

Activity 1) Expand AAPI language specific web resources.

 

Activity 2) Develop an EPA LEP Catalogue to assist EPA English-Speaker to identify documents translated in other languages.

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6 votes

Campaign: Department of Veterans Affairs

Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through outreach

Increase outreach to AAPI communities to improve AAPI application rates for VA employment. Market and brand the VA as a model employer.

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3 votes

Campaign: Department of Defense

Ensure Service members have a smooth transition to civilian life

Ensure that Service members who transition from military service have necessary access to services (e.g., education and employment) and opportunities that will assist in their transition to civilian life. Brief Service members transitioning out of the military on all available services and opportunities for their transition to civilian life, consistent with statute and DoD policy.

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4 votes

Campaign: Department of Energy

Increase outreach to AAPI small business owners on DOE

Increase outreach to AAPI small business owners on DOE and DOE-related contracts by building additional partnerships with AAPI business associations that currently participate in activities of the U.S. Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce.

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10 votes

Campaign: Department of Energy

Improve delivery of services and information to LEP individuals

Develop protocols within offices of public affairs or external communications to translate (or develop other media-video, webinars, radio announcements-for) public service announcements, press release, and other informations into AAPI languages, develop a list of AAPI ethnic media outlets for distrubution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement.

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3 votes

Campaign: Office of Personnel Management

Increase AAPI small business access to federal opportunities

The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will work to (1) partner with national AAPI business groups and technical assistance providers to ensure more AAPI small businesses are aware of agency contract and procurement opportunities; and (2) conduct at least 2 regional engagements with local Asian American chambers.

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12 votes

Campaign: Department of Labor

Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is low

Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is below the 9th Grade Labor Workforce Distribution and provide them with quarterly analysis of their recruitment pools to utilize in discussions of targeted AAPI outreach.

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8 votes