Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
Department of Agriculture
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Partner with community-based organizations that serve or target AAPI populations, offering smaller sized grants or loans as appropriate to attract a more diverse and larger number of partners and AAPI beneficiaries.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at each grade level in each of the USDA mission areas and agencies/offices, and implement a focused strategy for those USDA agencies/offices with below CLF figures.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.