Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture

Disaggregate AAPI data beyond OMB Directive 15

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).

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11 votes

Department of Agriculture

Improve AAPI access to USDA grants and funding programs

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.

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14 votes

Department of Agriculture

Increase diversity of USDA grant and loan recipients

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.

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15 votes

Department of Agriculture

Identify AAPI farm and ranch characteristics and locations

Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.

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6 votes