Increase outreach efforts to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to promote entry, mid-career, and SES employment opportunities.
Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpretation purposes and during periods of Federally declared disasters by determining the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a planning for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.
Continue to offer career development training and resources to employees, including AAPIs
Ensure that Service members who transition from military service have necessary access to services (e.g., education and employment) and opportunities that will assist in their transition to civilian life. Brief Service members transitioning out of the military on all available services and opportunities for their transition to civilian life, consistent with statute and DoD policy.
Continue to work with Department of Defense and Veterans groups to address compensation of Filipino Veterans of World War II.
Disaggregate data on grant applications, individuals involved in CNCS activities, and communities served, by the categories defined in OMB Directive 15.
Add a labor force estimates for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the BLS annual report, “Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity.”
Increase AAPI participation in DOT’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) programs and in DOT’s Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRC) by increasing outreach to disadvantaged AAPIs and small business communities and increase their participation in DOT grants and Bonding Education Programs.
Assess capability to disaggregate data into Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander subgroups.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
Develop EPA AAPI outreach network.
Prepare Socio-Economic Impact Analysis Study (SAIS) to support subsequent Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS).