Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities (i.e. Hmong Farmers) within each USDA mission area and agency.
Identify AAPI SES mentors and potential SES candidates for AAGEN SES program, internal SES Candidate Development Programs (CDP), or other SES CDPs.
Modify and ensure consistency on Department website regarding information about MSIs to clarify that AANAPISIs are MSIs. Ensure consistency with OCR and OPE website.
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.
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 »
Build relationships between DHS contracting representatives and AAPI communities to increase awareness of agency contract and procurement opportunities.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Increase communication between AAPI-serving organizations and field offices to better understand needs and enhance level of service.
Increase outreach to victim service organizations with the capacity and experience to improve access to services and assistance for foreign national victims of human trafficking.
Collect the appropriate transit data and Census data needed to extrapolate the approximate number of distinct AAPI community members that utilize transit systems in U.S. cities; determine the share of total ridership each group constitutes; make this information available to FTA leadership.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by creating economic opportunities by promoting tourism and attracting industry to the insular areas.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.