Increase outreach efforts to AAPIs to promote employment opportunities.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data.
Improve access and increase technical assistance and outreach to Commerce programs to better serve AAPI populations by developing technical assistance plans for AAPIs involving grant writing webinars/training to improve quality and quantity of AAPI grant applications.
Increase pipeline of AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions by analyzing current employee programs and options available to employees to increase the AAPI SES workforce.
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.
Determine if AAPI populations are clustered in certain industries that are likely to have Federal contracts and develop an outreach and education plan to engage those workers.
Implement policy and environmental change to enhance prevention and control of chronic disease and associated risk factors among program participants of the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health program by supporting implementation of evidence- and practice-based programs that improve physical activity levels and/or nutrition.
Conduct outreach to promote and make available National Language Service Corps (NLSC) foreign language capabilities to other Federal agencies on a reimbursable basis by building a pool of personnel with a diverse cross-section of AAPI languages to be able to respond to critical and varied Federal agency needs.
Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpretation purposes by evaluating existing EPA AAPI outreach strategies and outreach efforts.
Ensure responsibility of workforce diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities in all levels of the Federal government by promoting mission critical/STEM employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI workforce at the GS 11-15 levels and SES.
Determine the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a plan for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.