Employ a long-term energy strategy to reduce reliance on imported oil by maximizing use of renewable energy sources, increasing the efficiency of energy production and transmission, and by promoting consumer conservation by conducting Renewable and Energy Efficiency Meeting with the Freely Associated States (FAS) Leaders.
Department of the Interior
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.
Improve water quality for insular areas.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by promoting efficient and effective governance by improving insular government financial policies and procedures.
Promote the consideration of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in Federal decision-making affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 1) Promote the collection and incorporation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in the information-gathering and decision-making processes for Federal actions affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 2) Partner with appropriate Native ...more »
The Agency Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO), Senior Procurement Executives (SPEs), Small Business Directors; and/or Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will work together 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 ...more »
Provide information and the scientific understanding that will help protect communities by significantly reducing the vulnerability of millions of people to natural hazards.
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 AAPI languages.
Activity 1) Consult with scholars on research and scholarship required for an AAPI theme study. Activity 2) Work with scholars and NPS practitioners to research and write a popular publication intended to raise awareness of AAPI heritage throughout the general public. Activity 3) Partner with scholars and appropriate AAPI community organizations to research and write the theme study and identify AAPI historical sites ...more »
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems
Partner with NREL to conduct energy assessments in the FAS.
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.