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.
Develop national partnership program that includes local Chamber of Commerce offices, small business organizations and advocates around the country.
Promote outreach and efforts to increase AANHPI workforce and leadership in public health.
Ensure that Service members who transition from military service have necessary access to services (e.g., education and employment) and opportunities that will assist in their transition to civilian life. Brief Service members transitioning out of the military on all available services and opportunities for their transition to civilian life, consistent with statute and DoD policy.
Partner with Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) and other AAPI-serving organizations.
Work within VA and across other federal agencies to improve the data that is available on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Veterans groups and to facilitate public access to the data by: Activity 1) Utilize and disseminate information available from the U.S. Census Bureau to provide estimates of AAPI Veteran groups. This information will be utilized, as it becomes available, to report more granular estimates ...more »
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and loans to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
Implement training to educate AAPI employees on leadership, career development, and educational programs.
Review the new performance plans that include diversity and inclusion with management to ensure understanding of the new plans and the focus on diversity and inclusion.
Coordinating with the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Oversight Workgroup to promote the agency's Telephone Interpreter Services
Analyze and characterize AAPI participation rates.
Develop a translated publication providing an overview of the laws administered by the agency and the agency's services in appropriate and relevant translations in five languages.