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 »
Department of the Interior
Fully utilize authorities under Public Land Corps Act of 1993 and Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970 to employ, educate, and engage young people from the AAPI community.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants (in mission critical occupations).
Activity 1) Consult with scholars on research and scholarship required for an AAPI theme study. Activity 2) Work with scholars and NPS practitioners to research and write a popular publication intended to raise awareness of AAPI heritage throughout the general public. Activity 3) Partner with scholars and appropriate AAPI community organizations to research and write the theme study and identify AAPI historical sites ...more »
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.
Employ a long-term energy strategy to reduce reliance on imported oil by maximizing use of renewable energy sources, increasing the efficiency of energy production and transmission, and by promoting consumer conservation by conducting Renewable and Energy Efficiency Meeting with the Freely Associated States (FAS) Leaders.
Improve water quality for insular areas.
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.
Promote the consideration of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in Federal decision-making affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 1) Promote the collection and incorporation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in the information-gathering and decision-making processes for Federal actions affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 2) Partner with appropriate Native ...more »
Conduct inventory of agency language capability/intercultural skills, and recruit, retain, and train employees in languages and intercultural skills of the AAPI communities we serve.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.