Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster qualified SES applicants.
Improve access and increase technical assistance and outreach to Treasury programs to better serve AAPI populations by developing outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access to CDFI Fund programs and financial education and access opportunities.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data.
Increase the capacity to collect more reliable health data and conduct research for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) to better describe and understand the needs of the population, consistent with the Affordable Care Act's Section 4302 provision: Understanding Health Disparities: Data Collection and Analysis.
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 non communicable disease (NCD) data collection, analysis and reporting in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) by conducting an assessment of existing NCD data collected.
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.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Modify and ensure consistency on Department website regarding information about MSIs to clarify that AANAPISIs are MSIs. Ensure consistency with OCR and OPE website.
Promote outreach and efforts to increase AANHPI workforce and leadership in public health.
Design and perform strategic outreach and recruitment to reach AAPI communities, and establish policies and programs to identify, attract, and recruit top AAPI talent.
Improve career development, promotion, and retention opportunities for AAPI employees, where gaps are identified, especially in the senior leadership pipeline, GS 11-14, by promoting employment opportunities and conducting analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-14 levels.