Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Department of Agriculture
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
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.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
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.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.