Continue to offer career development training and resources to employees, including AAPIs
Social Security Administration
Increase awareness of Special Veterans Benefits among Filipino World War II veterans by monitoring Special Veterans Benefits among Filipino Veterans of World War II who served in the U.S. military.
Monitor and analyze data regarding civil rights complaints filed by members of the public that allege discrimination on the basis of AAPI ethnicity.
In coordination with the LEP Oversight Workgroup, enhance online and smartphone access through national and regional communication access options. In addition, continue to collect community feedback and engage with LEP advocates.
Enhance national outreach efforts to AAPI communities.
Coordinate an AAPI roundtable with the leadership of AAPI national/regional organizations.
Identify existing AAPI data on Social Security Administration (SSA) programs/services by AAPI ethnic sub-populations.
Enforce anti-discrimination and equal opportunity laws.
Provide interpreters for AAPI individuals with limited English proficiency.
Maintain agency's provision of Video Service Delivery in the South Pacific.
Coordinating with the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Oversight Workgroup to promote the agency's Telephone Interpreter Services
In coordination with the LEP Oversight Workgroup evaluate SSA's current database and system for utilizing bilingual employees for effectiveness and efficiency.
The Agency Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 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 two regional engagements with local Asian American organizations.