Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
Partner with community-based organizations that serve or target AAPI populations, offering smaller sized grants or loans as appropriate to attract a more diverse and larger number of partners and AAPI beneficiaries.
Develop and include measures to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce of AAPIs at all grade levels as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at each grade level in each of the USDA mission areas and agencies/offices, and implement a focused strategy for those USDA agencies/offices with below CLF figures.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.