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 »
General Services Administration
Enhance outreach efforts to AAPI community and increase communication with AAPI community.
Develop plan to support greater AAPI access to programs and services.
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 AA and PI languages, develop a list of AA and PI ethnic media outlets for distribution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement.
Determine the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a plan for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.
Develop a targeted recruitment strategy to eliminate barriers to employment, and ensure outreach to diverse communities including the AAPI community by developing targeted strategies to increase outreach to AAPI communities particularly for executive positions.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Activity 1) Promote employment opportunity and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS/11-13 levels.
Activity 2) Continue to offer career development training and resources to full effect.
Activity 3) Partner with AAPI organizations such as AAGEN's SES Development Program to increase AAPI applicants to SES.
Activity 4) Survey existing barriers and development plans to address structural issues.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Assess capability to disaggregate data into Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander sub-groups.
Conduct baseline assessment of GSA contracts awarded to AAPI firms (large and small).
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.