Continue education, sharing information, to build awareness and work towards reducing the hazardous impacts to AAPI nail salon owners, workers, and customers of chemical exposure to nail salon products. Activity 1) Maintain multi-stakeholder Nail Salon Project partnership in order to improve outreach efforts and overcome cultural and language barriers. Activity 2) Manage a FY 2013 EJ Small Grant to Asian Health Services ...more »
Ensure efficacy of Limited English Proficient (LEP) programs throughout the agency, with reference to AAPI languages by conducting evaluation of existing LEP programs/ resources with community and stakeholder groups and act on areas for improvement or corrective action.
Implement training to educate AAPI employees on leadership, career development, and educational programs.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by promoting efficient and effective governance by improving insular government financial policies and procedures.
Undertake efforts to increase full and meaningful participation by limited English proficient members of the public with respect to Federally conducted programs and activities.
Increase pipeline of AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions by surveying existing barriers and develop plan to overcome those structural barriers.
Utilize multilingual employees for in-agency translation and interpretation and during periods of Federally declared disasters by determining 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.
Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is below the 9th Grade Labor Workforce Distribution and provide them with quarterly analysis of their recruitment pools to utilize in discussions of targeted AAPI outreach.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Improve public access to information on AAPI workforce, charge/complaint, and litigation data by liberating EEOC data for public consumption.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.