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Campaign: Department of Labor

Address health & safety and wage & hour violations for immigrants

Co-host with WHIAAPI a community briefing on exploitation of AAPI immigrant workers, their challenges with safety and health regulations enforcement and wage and hour regulations enforcement.

 

Protect AAPI workers through WHD enforcement initiatives in various industries.

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9 votes

Campaign: Department of Energy

Ensure responsibility of workforce diversity

Ensure responsibility of workforce diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities in all levels of the Federal government by promoting mission critical/STEM employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI workforce at the GS 11-15 levels and SES.

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3 votes

Campaign: Department of Transportation

Conduct analysis to increase AAPI federal employment opportunities

Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by conducting a barrier analysis on the advancement of AAPI employees and develop a focused strategy to address those issues.

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3 votes

Campaign: Department of the Interior

Promote consideration of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge

Promote the consideration of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in Federal decision-making affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 1) Promote the collection and incorporation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in the information-gathering and decision-making processes for Federal actions affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 2) Partner with appropriate Native ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Education

Improve delivery of services and information to LEP individuals.

Coordinate with other POCs on dissemination activities in line with ED Agency Goals as seen in document for AAPI community. Continue outreach and community engagement with AAPI community (IRC/Monica Bates; Web Team/Edward Ohnemus).

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13 votes

Campaign: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Improve delivery of services to NASA-funded grantees to LEP individual

Conduct TVI-LEP compliance reviews at grant recipient institutions serving the public (science centers and museums) located in regions of the country with large AAPI populations

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3 votes

Campaign: General Services Administration

Foster the recruitment, career development, and advancement of AAPIs

Activity 1) Promote employment opportunity and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS/11-13 levels.

 

Activity 2) Continue to offer career development training and resources to full effect.

 

Activity 3) Partner with AAPI organizations such as AAGEN's SES Development Program to increase AAPI applicants to SES.

 

Activity 4) Survey existing barriers and development plans to address structural issues.

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3 votes

Campaign: Small Business Administration

Improve diversity in SES applicant pool, including AAPI applicants

Identify AAPI SES mentors and potential SES candidates for AAGEN SES program, internal SES Candidate Development Programs (CDP), or other SES CDPs.

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3 votes

Campaign: Department of Labor

Strengthen relationship with the Native Hawaiian community

Continue to provide consultation and enforcement support to the Hawaii OSHA State Plan per the agreement (renewed September 2013) with the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR).

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5 votes

Campaign: Department of Transportation

Produce services and materials to LEP AAPI community

Continue efforts of the Limited English Proficient (LEP) Working Group to produce services and materials relevant to the AAPI community by finalizing language access plan and fully implement services across DOT in compliance with Executive Order 13166.

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3 votes

Campaign: Department of the Interior

Empower insular communities through decreasing of petroleum usage

Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.

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4 votes