Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Department of Agriculture
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).
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
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 »
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Partner with community-based organizations that serve or target AAPI populations, offering smaller sized grants or loans as appropriate to attract a more diverse and larger number of partners and AAPI beneficiaries.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.