Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture

Expand Federal employment through diversity measures

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.

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6 votes

Department of Agriculture

Expand AAPI Federal employment through career pipelines

Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.

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11 votes

Department of Agriculture

Improve AAPI access to USDA grants and funding programs

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.

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14 votes

Department of Agriculture

Expand AAPI Federal employment through research

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.

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5 votes

Department of Agriculture

Disaggregate AAPI data beyond OMB Directive 15

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).

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11 votes

Department of Agriculture

Increase diversity of USDA grant and loan recipients

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.

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15 votes

Department of Agriculture

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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5 votes