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.
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.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants (in mission critical occupations).
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
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 »
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.
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.
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 »
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.
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.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems