Department of Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs

Increase access to information on VA grants

Increase access to information on VA Grants, to include grant programs for research and development, Cemetery Grants, homeless Veterans, Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant and the Special Housing Adaptation (SHA) grant. Conduct community outreach to underserved AAPI populations in support of VA grant programs; ensure social inclusion language.

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Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through outreach

Increase outreach to AAPI communities to improve AAPI application rates for VA employment. Market and brand the VA as a model employer.

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3 votes

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Address compensation for Filipino Veterans of World War II

Continue to work with Department of Defense and Veterans groups to address compensation of Filipino Veterans of World War II.

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8 votes

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Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through educational partners

Continue partnering with AANAPISIs and other AAPI organizations to increase awareness and participation in VA internship, fellow, and work-study programs.

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3 votes

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Foster the advancement of AAPIs in VA through diversity measures

Include diversity and affirmative employment measures as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.

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Promote AAPI presence on VA and other Federal Advisory Councils

Promote AAPI presence on VA and other Federal Advisory Councils which promote the goals of Executive Order 13515, Increasing Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs by increasing AAPI representation on VA and Federal Advisory Councils, committees and work groups.

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Increase access to VA resources to AAPIs

Increase access to VA resources such as small and disadvantaged business development counseling and small business loans to ensure AAPIs have needed information on available VA resources by conducting community outreach to underserved AAPI populations in support of VA Small Business procurement goals.

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Improve health care provided to AAPI Veterans

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.

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Increase access to programs through cultural and linguistic services

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.

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Improve data that is available on AAPI Veterans groups

Work within VA and across other federal agencies to improve the data that is available on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Veterans groups and to facilitate public access to the data by: Activity 1) Utilize and disseminate information available from the U.S. Census Bureau to provide estimates of AAPI Veteran groups. This information will be utilized, as it becomes available, to report more granular estimates ...more »

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