Disaggregate AAPI data on employment and/or programs by Asian and NHPI subgroups for three mission areas (e.g, Rural Development, Farm Service Agency, and NRCS).
Department of Agriculture
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Develop and include measures to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce of AAPIs at all grade levels as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
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 »
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).