Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce

Expand Federal employment opportunities for AAPIs

Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by promoting employment opportunities and conducting analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-13 levels.

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Increase the number of AAPI firms assisted by the Commercial Service

Increase the number of AAPI small and medium sized firms the Commercial Service assists in exporting by partnering with AAPI Chamber of Commerces and U.S. Export Assistance Centers around the country.

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Improve data disaggregation practices

Improve and implement uniform data disaggregation practices by reviewing Census data disaggregation practices and exploring potential for replication to relevant agency programs. 

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Increase participation rate of AAPIs in fellowships and internships

Increase participation rate of AAPIs in fellowship, internship, and work study programs by partnering with AANAPISIs, trade schools, and apprentice programs.

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Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpretation

Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpretation purposes and during periods of Federally declared disasters by determining the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a planning for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.

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Improve access to AAPI-serving commerce programs

Improve access and increase technical assistance and outreach to Commerce programs to better serve AAPI populations by developing technical assistance plans for AAPIs involving grant writing webinars/training to improve quality and quantity of AAPI grant applications.

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Create streamlined process to reach AAPI communities

Create streamlined process to ensure appropriate funding opportunities reach AAPI communities by developing national partnership program that includes community-based AAPI and NHPI organizations.

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Improve communication with Native Hawaiian community

Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.

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Improve delivery of services and information to LEP individuals

Develop protocols within offices of public affairs or external communications to translate (or develop other media - video, webinars, radio announcements - for) public service announcements, press releases, and other information into Asian American and Pacific Islander languages, develop a list of Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic media outlets for distribution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement. ...more »

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