Provide sub-agencies with quarterly reports reflecting the onboard and separation data of AAPI employees to be utilized in creating retention strategies, as well as to understand reasons why AAPIs leave the Department.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Conduct inventory of agency language capability/intercultural skills, and recruit, retain, and train employees in languages and intercultural skills of the AAPI communities we serve.
Establish public-private partnerships with foundation, college, university, or private entities around DOE programs by reaching out to foundations, college, university, or private entities around DOE programs.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Continue to implement VA Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan. Identify agency materials that reach an AAPI audience and monitor to ensure that materials are culturally and linguistically appropriate.Assess and address need for in-language services across programs.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Conduct assessment of the agency's language capability/skills.
Develop two major diversity events to include high-level USG officials and AAPI Diaspora.
S/OCR will coordinate commemorative month events and professional development sessions in collaboration with AAPI-related Employee Affinity Groups.
Produce a biannual report on the range of diversity-related initiatives/events at the Department
Disaggregate AAPI data on employment and/or programs by Asian and NHPI subgroups for three mission areas (e.g, Rural Development, Farm Service Agency, and NRCS).
Disaggregate data by the categories defined in OMB Directive 15