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Campaign: Department of Justice

Broaden pipeline of AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions

If data is available, analyze applicant flow data to determine if possible barriers exist, and then take corrective action when appropriate. Ensure that training and development opportunities are made available to all employees, including AAPI employees. Promote participation of all eligible employees, including AAPI employees, in Departmental professional development programs coordinated by Training or EEO Offices. ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Agriculture

Identify AAPI farm and ranch characteristics and locations

Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.

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6 votes

Campaign: Department of the Interior

Empower insular communities through promoting efficient governance

Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by promoting efficient and effective governance by improving insular government financial policies and procedures.

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Campaign: Department of Labor

Add a variable for Asian subgroups to American Time Use Survey files

Add a variable for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the American Time Use Survey public use files. The variable will appear on some ATUS records in the 2013 files and will be fully phased in for the 2014 files.

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Campaign: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Improve EEOC's ability to communicate through multilingual staff

Improve the EEOC’s ability to communicate with AAPIs and other groups who communicate primarily in a language other than English by enhancing the use of multilingual staff to provide language assistance.

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4 votes

Campaign: Department of Agriculture

Expand AAPI Federal employment through career pipelines

Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.

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11 votes

Campaign: Department of Health and Human Services

Reduce perinatal hepatitis B through intervention

Develop and evaluate hepatitis B, ensure that hospitals and birthing centers administer a birth dose of hep B vaccine, assess best practices for care coordination, demonstrate safety and efficacy of antiviral therapy and vaccination as a means of prevention.

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7 votes

Campaign: Department of Energy

Foster the recruitment, career development, and advancement of AAPIs

Increase outreach efforts to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to promote entry, mid-career, and SES employment opportunities.

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3 votes

Campaign: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Strengthen relationship with Native Hawaiian communities

Improve communication and coordination with Native Hawaiian communities by developing consultation efforts, including guidance, with the Native Hawaiian community.

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3 votes