Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
Increase pipeline of AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions by identifying additional recruitment sources and increase awareness of SES opportunities to increase the applicant pool.
Improve communication and coordinator with Native Hawaiian communities by developing a policy regarding coordination with the Native Hawaiian community
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Develop protocols within offices of public affairs or external communications to translate (or develop other media - video, webinars, radio announcements - for) public service announcements, press releases, and other information into Asian American and Pacific Islander languages, develop a list of Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic media outlets for distribution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement.... more »
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Increase DoD staff awareness of capabilities of AAPI-owned small businesses by developing market research tools to assist DoD staff in finding procurement opportunities for AAPI small businesses.
Ensure that the glass ceiling of AAPIs in senior grades is addressed in the OPM Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives including continuing barrier analysis, mentoring, and engaging in other career development programs as recommended by OPM/EEOC.
Identify and cultivate relationships with key AAPI partners and bring them in as part of SBA's strategic partnerships.
Promote AAPI presence on VA and other Federal Advisory Councils which promote the goals of Executive Order 13515, Increasing Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs by increasing AAPI representation on VA and Federal Advisory Councils, committees and work groups.
Monitor and analyze data regarding civil rights complaints filed by members of the public that allege discrimination on the basis of AAPI ethnicity.
Conduct assessment of the agency's language capability/skills.
Activity 1) Evaluate existing EPA AAPI outreach strategies and outreach efforts.
Activity 2) Ongoing grant process overview training for applicants to increase quantity and quality of grant applications.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at HUD and implement a focused strategy for those HUD agencies with the highest barriers.