Promote diversity and inclusion of AAPIs in DHS-wide leadership development programs by providing leadership training, career development, and mentoring opportunities to all DHS personnel.
Assess capability to disaggregate data into Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander subgroups.
Reduce cultural and language barriers that hinder AAPI and other communities from accessing services and programs during disaster response and post-disaster recovery.
Increase outreach to AAPI small business owners on DOE and DOE-related contracts by building additional partnerships with AAPI business associations that currently participate in activities of the U.S. Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Identify locations of high populations of homeless Veterans and develop measures and tracking system to track status of homeless Veterans by race, ethnicity, and gender.
Develop and implement plans to assist AAPI Veterans with employment services and housing.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems
Improve water quality for insular areas.
Identify and cultivate relationships with key AAPI partners and bring them in as part of SBA's strategic partnerships.
Undertake efforts to increase full and meaningful participation by limited English proficient members of the public with respect to Federally conducted programs and activities.
Continue to implement VA Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan. Identify agency materials that reach an AAPI audience and monitor to ensure that materials are culturally and linguistically appropriate.Assess and address need for in-language services across programs.
Partner with community-based organizations that serve or target AAPI populations, offering smaller sized grants or loans as appropriate to attract a more diverse and larger number of partners and AAPI beneficiaries.