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
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.
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 »
Improve water quality for insular areas.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
Initiate a strategic recruitment plan targeting AAPI communities and newspapers, and share employment opportunities with AAPI organizations.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by creating economic opportunities by promoting tourism and attracting industry to the insular areas.
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.
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.
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.
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Provide information and the scientific understanding that will help protect communities by significantly reducing the vulnerability of millions of people to natural hazards.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.