The Agency Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 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 two regional engagements with local Asian American organizations.
Social Security Administration
Enforce anti-discrimination and equal opportunity laws.
Promote the mySocial Security account to the AAPI community and encourage AAPIs to sign up.
Partner with SSA's PAAAC to establish/increase participation of AAPIs in career development programs.
Provide interpreters for AAPI individuals with limited English proficiency.
Increase awareness of Special Veterans Benefits among Filipino World War II veterans by monitoring Special Veterans Benefits among Filipino Veterans of World War II who served in the U.S. military.
Identify opportunities to increase AAPI workplace diversity that do not rely upon additional recruitment activities.
Increase awareness and market use of our online services and those services available via smartphone.
In coordination with the LEP Oversight Workgroup, enhance online and smartphone access through national and regional communication access options. In addition, continue to collect community feedback and engage with LEP advocates.
Establish a workgroup to create an action plan to notify AAPIs on options for SSA service.
Enhance national outreach efforts to AAPI communities.
Coordinate an AAPI roundtable with the leadership of AAPI national/regional organizations.
Identify existing AAPI data on Social Security Administration (SSA) programs/services by AAPI ethnic sub-populations.