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.
Fully utilize authorities under Public Land Corps Act of 1993 and Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970 to employ, educate, and engage young people from the AAPI community.
Evaluate sub-agencies and geographic areas served to identify communities that require direct access to agency resources.
Add a labor force estimates for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the BLS annual report, “Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity.”
Coordinating with the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Oversight Workgroup to promote the agency's Telephone Interpreter Services
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Assess numbers of AAPIs in managerial positions at OSHA and strengthen plan to increase pipeline to upper-level and SES positions.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in SES, or through partnership with Asian American Government Executive Network's (AAGEN) SES Development program.
Increase participation rate of AAPIs in fellowship, internship and work study programs by partnering with AANAPISIs as well as AAPI national and community-based groups to raise awareness of the internship programs at the Treasury.
Use DOT's existing Tribal Consultation Policy to work with the Native Hawaiian Community and to develop ways to improve DOT's communication and coordination with Native Hawaiians.
In conjunction with HUD, assist 24,400 additional homeless Veterans (12,200/year) in obtaining housing and reduce the number of homeless Veterans to 35,000 in 2013, to be measured by the January 2014 Point-In-Time homeless count.
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.
Increase AAPI awareness of health and other resources and accessibility to healthcare, including behavioral health care services.