Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Department of Agriculture
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
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.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
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.
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.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
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.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.