Department of Commerce

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Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpretation

Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpretation purposes and during periods of Federally declared disasters by determining the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a planning for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.

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4 votes

Department of the Treasury

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Improve services to LEP individuals through translation

Develop protocols within offices conducting external communications to translate (or develop other media - video, webinars, radio announcements - for) public service announcements, press releases, and other information into relevant languages; develop a list of AAPI ethnic media outlets for distribution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement.

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3 votes

Department of Health and Human Services

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Improve coordination of obesity prevention efforts in Hawaii

Improve coordination of obesity prevention efforts of the Hawaii Department of Health targeting the Native Hawaiian population through an inter-sectoral approach by amending the Request for Proposals process to include collaboration between smaller community-based organizations and the state health department. Complete health impact assessments (HIAs) for all identified medically underserved areas (MUAs) in the State ...more »

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11 votes

Department of Homeland Security

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Develop a targeted recruitment strategy to promote public service

Develop a targeted recruitment strategy to promote public service, eliminate barriers to employment, and ensure outreach to diverse communities, including the AAPI community by developing targeted strategies to increase outreach to AAPI/NHPIs, particularly for executive positions and mission critical occupations.

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4 votes