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 »
Design and perform strategic outreach and recruitment to reach AAPI communities, and establish policies and programs to identify, attract, and recruit top AAPI talent.
Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by promoting employment opportunities and conducting analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-13 levels.
Develop protocols within offices of public affairs or external communications to translate (or develop other media - video, webinars, radio announcements - for) public service announcements, press releases, and other information into AAPI languages, develop a list of AAPI ethnic media outlets for distribution, and develop plans for community feedback and engagement.
Monitor and analyze data regarding civil rights complaints filed by members of the public that allege discrimination on the basis of AAPI ethnicity.
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will work 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 with local Asian American chambers.
Increase participation rate of AAPIs in fellowship, internship and work study programs by partnering with AANAPISIs as well as AAPI national and community-based groups to raise awareness of the internship programs at the Treasury.
Increase outreach efforts to AAPIs to promote employment opportunities.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
Hold management accountable for enforcing anti-discrimination laws.
Provide sub-agencies with quarterly reports reflecting the onboard and separation data of AAPI employees to be utilized in creating retention strategies, as well as to understand reasons why AAPIs leave the Department.
Develop a plan for how and when multilingual employees language services can be used and shared within the agency in cases of emergencies.