Continue partnering with AANAPISIs and other AAPI organizations to increase awareness and participation in VA internship, fellow, and work-study programs.
Comply with OMB Directive 15.
Develop a sustainable strategy to connect private foundations and private entities to AAPI communities in targeted cities with large AAPI populations: 1) Greater Washington DC; 2) New York/New Jersey; 3) San Francisco Bay area; 4) Long Beach/Los Angeles; and 5) Minneapolis/St. Paul [depending on HUD progress, suggest expansion to other gateway communities - Houston, TX/Atlanta, GA/New Orleans, LA in FY 2014 and FY 2015]. ...more »
Increase the diversity of the applicant pool for Senior Executive Service (SES) positions in the VA.
Develop in-language NASA materials to reach AAPI communities about NASA programs.
Improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care delivery systems in order to address mental health and substance abuse disparities among AANHPIs.
Organize a forum to better understand the employment needs of AAPI job seekers and workers.
Research/study the specific barriers that are the most challenging for AAPI to obtain sustainable employment.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Assess numbers of AAPIs in managerial positions at OSHA and strengthen plan to increase pipeline to upper-level and SES positions.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in SES, or through partnership with Asian American Government Executive Network's (AAGEN) SES Development program.
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 »
Create streamlined process to ensure appropriate funding opportunities reach AAPI communities by developing national partnership program that includes community-based AAPI and NHPI organizations.
Encourage leadership commitment to promote and sustain DoD's AAPI diversity effort by reinforcing strategic direction to make leadership aligned with, committed to, and accountable for diversity and inclusion efforts targeting AAPI communities.