Increase AAPI-owned small business awareness of DoD procurement and contracting opportunities and increase AAPI-owned businesses contracting or subcontracting with agency by building relationships between DoD contracting representatives and AAPI communities.
Department of Defense
Provide leadership training, career development, and mentoring opportunities to DoD personnel and Implement an agency-wide mentoring program.
Design and perform strategic outreach and recruitment to reach AAPI communities, and establish policies and programs to identify, attract, and recruit top AAPI talent.
Ensure that Service members who transition from military service have necessary access to services (e.g., education and employment) and opportunities that will assist in their transition to civilian life. Brief Service members transitioning out of the military on all available services and opportunities for their transition to civilian life, consistent with statute and DoD policy.
Analyze and characterize AAPI participation rates.
Prepare Socio-Economic Impact Analysis Study (SAIS) to support subsequent Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS).
Encourage leadership commitment to promote and sustain DoD's AAPI diversity effort by reinforcing strategic direction to make leadership aligned with, committed to, and accountable for diversity and inclusion efforts targeting AAPI communities.
Partner with AAPI Chamber of Commerces and U.S. Export Assistance Centers around the country.
Increase DoD staff awareness of capabilities of AAPI-owned small businesses by developing market research tools to assist DoD staff in finding procurement opportunities for AAPI small businesses.
Cooperate with the Department of Education to ensure that service members and veterans are aware of Department of Education benefits available to them by continuing to collaborate with the Departments of Education (ED) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to promote awareness of ED benefits available to Service members and veterans.
Promote diversity and inclusion through training and career development programs and initiatives; continue to promote programs and practices that retain top AAPI talent capable of meeting the DoD’s readiness needs for the 21st century; and ensure programs and initiatives are aligned with MD 715 priorities and the 2012-2015 DoD Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan and contributes to the development and mentorship of AAPI ...more »
Conduct outreach to promote and make available National Language Service Corps (NLSC) foreign language capabilities to other Federal agencies on a reimbursable basis by building a pool of personnel with a diverse cross-section of AAPI languages to be able to respond to critical and varied Federal agency needs.