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.
Department of Agriculture
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.
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.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
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 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 consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
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.
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).