Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Department of Agriculture
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
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.
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
The Agency Chief Acquisition Officer(CAO), Senior Procurement Executives (SPEs), Small Business Directors; and/or Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) 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 2 regional engagements ...more »
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA 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.
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.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.