Department of Transportation

Establish partnerships to increase AAPI federal employment opportunies

Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by establishing partnerships with Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) to increase outreach to AAPI communities, build the career pipeline at the entry level side, and develop data and research agendas.

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Department of Health and Human Services

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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Office of Personnel Management

Increase AAPI small business access to federal opportunities

The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will work to (1) partner with national AAPI business groups and technical assistance providers to ensure more AAPI small businesses are aware of agency contract and procurement opportunities; and (2) conduct at least 2 regional engagements with local Asian American chambers.

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Department of Homeland Security

Enhance student and recent graduate employment programs

Enhance student and recent graduate employment programs and expand strategic relationships with key institutions of higher education by partnering with the DHS Office of Academic Engagement to explore strategic relationships with institutions of higher education with significant AAPI/NHPI student enrollment or with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Association of Colleges and Universities (APIACU).

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Assist homeless Veterans obtain housing

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.

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Environmental Protection Agency

Increase AAPI access to funding

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.

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Small Business Administration

Improve data disaggregation practices

Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.

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Department of Commerce

Improve communication with Native Hawaiian community

Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Work with Department of Justice to improve communication with AAPIs

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.

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