Department of Labor

Add a variable for Asian subgroups to American Time Use Survey files

Add a variable for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the American Time Use Survey public use files. The variable will appear on some ATUS records in the 2013 files and will be fully phased in for the 2014 files.

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Department of Health and Human Services

Increase the capacity to collect more reliable health data

Increase the capacity to collect more reliable health data and conduct research for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) to better describe and understand the needs of the population, consistent with the Affordable Care Act's Section 4302 provision: Understanding Health Disparities: Data Collection and Analysis.

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Department of the Interior

Improve data disaggregation practices

Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Improve data that is available on AAPI Veterans groups

Work within VA and across other federal agencies to improve the data that is available on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Veterans groups and to facilitate public access to the data by: Activity 1) Utilize and disseminate information available from the U.S. Census Bureau to provide estimates of AAPI Veteran groups. This information will be utilized, as it becomes available, to report more granular estimates ...more »

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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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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Improve the AAPI workforce data collected from employers

Improve the AAPI workforce data collected from employers by modifying the racial categories on the equal employment opportunities surveys (i.e. EEO-3, EEO-4).

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Department of Transportation

Estimate transit system ridership of disaggregated AAPI populations

Collect the appropriate transit data and Census data needed to extrapolate the approximate number of distinct AAPI community members that utilize transit systems in U.S. cities; determine the share of total ridership each group constitutes; make this information available to FTA leadership.

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