Department of Veterans Affairs

Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through educational partners

Continue partnering with AANAPISIs and other AAPI organizations to increase awareness and participation in VA internship, fellow, and work-study programs.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Build public-private partnerships with entities around HUD programs

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 »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Improve the integration of health care delivery systems

Improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care delivery systems in order to address mental health and substance abuse disparities among AANHPIs.

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8 votes

Department of Labor

Increase understanding of AAPIs employment outcomes through research

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.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Foster the recruitment, career development, and advancement of AAPIs

Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.

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Department of Labor

Increase pipeline for AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions

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.

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Department of Energy

Increase AAPI small business access to Federal opportunities

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 »

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Department of Commerce

Create streamlined process to reach AAPI communities

Create streamlined process to ensure appropriate funding opportunities reach AAPI communities by developing national partnership program that includes community-based AAPI and NHPI organizations.

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Department of Defense

Encourage leadership commitment to promote DoD's AAPI diversity effort

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.

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