Conduct baseline assessment of applications for granting and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Identify and develop language materials to reach AAPI community about HUD programs.
Create AAPI community/non-profit outreach materials, available in AAPI languages which can be posted on the HUD website and disseminated through WHIAAPI Initiative and the AAPI liaison at the White House Office of Public Engagement. Will promote availability of the outreach materials to the HUD staff at HQ and field offices so they can help disseminate locally.
Develop a sustainable strategy to connect private foundations and private entities to AAPI communities in targeted cities with large AAPI populations: 1) Greater Washington DC; 2) New York/New Jersey; 3) San Francisco Bay area; 4) Long Beach/Los Angeles; and 5) Minneapolis/St. Paul [depending on HUD progress, suggest expansion to other gateway communities - Houston, TX/Atlanta, GA/New Orleans, LA in FY 2014 and FY 2015]. ...more »
Conduct assessment of the agency's language capability/skills.
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 »
Increase outreach efforts to AAPIs to promote employment and advancement opportunities.
Inventory current data sets broken down into AAPI categories within HUD’s program offices.
Assess capability to disaggregate data into Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander subgroups.
Explore the possibility of developing a housing study specific to NHPIs in the top 10 metropolitan areas where NHPIs reside.
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at HUD and implement a focused strategy for those HUD agencies with the highest barriers.