Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Department of Agriculture
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at each grade level in each of the USDA mission areas and agencies/offices, and implement a focused strategy for those USDA agencies/offices with below CLF figures.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
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.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities (i.e. Hmong Farmers) within each USDA mission area and agency.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.