Department of Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs

Improve health care provided to AAPI Veterans

Identify locations of high populations of homeless Veterans and develop measures and tracking system to track status of homeless Veterans by race, ethnicity, and gender.

 

Develop and implement plans to assist AAPI Veterans with employment services and housing.

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Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through educational partners

Continue partnering with AANAPISIs and other AAPI organizations to increase awareness and participation in VA internship, fellow, and work-study programs.

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Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through outreach

Increase outreach to AAPI communities to improve AAPI application rates for VA employment. Market and brand the VA as a model employer.

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Assist homeless Veterans obtain housing

In conjunction with HUD, assist 24,400 additional homeless Veterans (12,200/year) in obtaining housing and reduce the number of homeless Veterans to 35,000 in 2013, to be measured by the January 2014 Point-In-Time homeless count.

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Improve Federal civil rights protections for the AAPI community

Rigorously enforce civil rights statutes/laws that require equal access and non-discrimination in federal programs that involve grants, loans, contracts, financial aid and other benefits.

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Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through training

Develop SEP programmatic training for Special Emphasis Program/EEO and HR Managers either virtually or in conjunction with national affinity conferences. All training should offer information about [email protected], Veterans hiring initiatives and special hiring authorities for People with Disabilities and Veterans.

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Promote AAPI presence on VA and other Federal Advisory Councils

Promote AAPI presence on VA and other Federal Advisory Councils which promote the goals of Executive Order 13515, Increasing Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs by increasing AAPI representation on VA and Federal Advisory Councils, committees and work groups.

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Increase access to information on VA grants

Increase access to information on VA Grants, to include grant programs for research and development, Cemetery Grants, homeless Veterans, Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant and the Special Housing Adaptation (SHA) grant. Conduct community outreach to underserved AAPI populations in support of VA grant programs; ensure social inclusion language.

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Address compensation for Filipino Veterans of World War II

Continue to work with Department of Defense and Veterans groups to address compensation of Filipino Veterans of World War II.

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