Increase access to VA resources such as small and disadvantaged business development counseling and small business loans to ensure AAPIs have needed information on available VA resources by conducting community outreach to underserved AAPI populations in support of VA Small Business procurement goals.
Hold management accountable for enforcing anti-discrimination laws.
Increase participation rate of AAPIs in fellowship, internship, and work study programs by partnering with AANAPISIs, trade schools, and apprentice programs.
Improve the EEOC’s ability to communicate with AAPIs and other groups who communicate primarily in a language other than English by translating EEOC materials into AAPI languages.
Translate child safety tip handouts for parents and caregivers from NHTSA’s child pedestrian safety curriculum into 2 or more AAPI languages, contingent upon funding availability.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
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.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's language capability/skills.
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
In coordination with the LEP Oversight Workgroup evaluate SSA's current database and system for utilizing bilingual employees for effectiveness and efficiency.