Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Department of Agriculture
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Disaggregate AAPI data on employment and/or programs by Asian and NHPI subgroups for three mission areas (e.g, Rural Development, Farm Service Agency, and NRCS).
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
Develop and include measures to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce of AAPIs at all grade levels as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities (i.e. Hmong Farmers) within each USDA mission area and agency.