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.
Department of Commerce
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
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.
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.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster qualified SES applicants.
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 »
Participate with agency LEP working group to ensure agency wide compliance with Executive Order 13166.
Improve and implement uniform data disaggregation practices by reviewing Census data disaggregation practices and exploring potential for replication to relevant agency programs.
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.
Increase participation rate of AAPIs in fellowship, internship, and work study programs by partnering with AANAPISIs, trade schools, and apprentice programs.
Create streamlined process to ensure appropriate funding opportunities reach AAPI communities by developing national partnership program that includes community-based AAPI and NHPI organizations.