Small Business Administration

Small Business Administration

Improve outreach to community partners

Increase communication between AAPI-serving organizations and field offices to better understand needs and enhance level of service.

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Improve delivery of services to LEP individuals who seek access to SBA

Improve delivery of services to LEP individuals who seek access to SBA programs and services by developing in-language materials to reach AAPI community about agency programs.

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3 votes

Small Business Administration

Strengthen relationship with the Native Hawaiian community

Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by contributing to development of a government-wide consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.

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4 votes

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Improve delivery of services and information to LEP individuals

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, develop a list of AAPI ethnic media outlets for distribution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement.

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4 votes

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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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9 votes

Small Business Administration

Improve diversity in SES applicant pool, including AAPI applicants

Identify AAPI SES mentors and potential SES candidates for AAGEN SES program, internal SES Candidate Development Programs (CDP), or other SES CDPs.

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3 votes

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Improve workforce participation rates for AAPI

Improve workforce participation rates for AAPI, where low participation rates exist and trigger or barriers have been identified, by partnering with AAPI affinity organizations, including AAGEN and FAPAC, to promote employment opportunities, including SES employment opportunities.

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4 votes

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Improve career development, promotion, and retention rates for AAPIs

Improve career development, promotion, and retention opportunities for AAPI employees, where gaps are identified, especially in the senior leadership pipeline, GS 11-14, by promoting employment opportunities and conducting analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-14 levels.

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3 votes