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 »
Department of the Interior
Fully utilize authorities under Public Land Corps Act of 1993 and Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970 to employ, educate, and engage young people from the AAPI community.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.
Partner with NREL to conduct energy assessments in the FAS.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by promoting efficient and effective governance by improving insular government financial policies and procedures.
Provide information and the scientific understanding that will help protect communities by significantly reducing the vulnerability of millions of people to natural hazards.
Promote the consideration of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in Federal decision-making affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 1) Promote the collection and incorporation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in the information-gathering and decision-making processes for Federal actions affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 2) Partner with appropriate Native ...more »
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 AAPI languages.
Conduct inventory of agency language capability/intercultural skills, and recruit, retain, and train employees in languages and intercultural skills of the AAPI communities we serve.
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Activity 1) Consult with scholars on research and scholarship required for an AAPI theme study. Activity 2) Work with scholars and NPS practitioners to research and write a popular publication intended to raise awareness of AAPI heritage throughout the general public. Activity 3) Partner with scholars and appropriate AAPI community organizations to research and write the theme study and identify AAPI historical sites ...more »
Employ a long-term energy strategy to reduce reliance on imported oil by maximizing use of renewable energy sources, increasing the efficiency of energy production and transmission, and by promoting consumer conservation by conducting Renewable and Energy Efficiency Meeting with the Freely Associated States (FAS) Leaders.