Conduct outreach to promote and make available National Language Service Corps (NLSC) foreign language capabilities to other Federal agencies on a reimbursable basis by building a pool of personnel with a diverse cross-section of AAPI languages to be able to respond to critical and varied Federal agency needs.
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).
Improve the EEOC’s ability to communicate with AAPIs and other groups who communicate primarily in a language other than English by working with DOJ to comply with Executive Order (EO) 13166.
Increase outreach to AANAPISIs to stimulate interest by AAPI students in Federal government employment by researching and developing a list of AANAPISI colleges to target in FY 2014.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.
Partner with Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) and other AAPI-serving organizations.
Develop a sustainable strategy to connect private foundations and private entities to AAPI communities in targeted cities with large AAPI populations: 1) Greater Washington DC; 2) New York/New Jersey; 3) San Francisco Bay area; 4) Long Beach/Los Angeles; and 5) Minneapolis/St. Paul [depending on HUD progress, suggest expansion to other gateway communities - Houston, TX/Atlanta, GA/New Orleans, LA in FY 2014 and FY 2015]. ...more »
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Create AAPI community/non-profit outreach materials, available in AAPI languages which can be posted on the HUD website and disseminated through WHIAAPI Initiative and the AAPI liaison at the White House Office of Public Engagement. Will promote availability of the outreach materials to the HUD staff at HQ and field offices so they can help disseminate locally.
Create streamlined process to ensure appropriate funding opportunities reach AAPI communities by developing national partnership program that includes community-based AAPI and NHPI organizations.
Increase representation and number of AAPI applicants for entry-level through managerial-level civil service and foreign service positions in the Department. Research comparative data on Department intake and advancement (+national labor statistics), and test trajectory over the past ten years. Build mentorship, culture of support, and outreach efforts (Diplomats-in-Residence, Job Fairs, etc.) to highlight career opportunities ...more »
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems