Campaign: Department of Transportation

Increase AAPI participation in DOT's OSDBU programs

Increase AAPI participation in DOT’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) programs and in DOT’s Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRC) by increasing outreach to disadvantaged AAPIs and small business communities and increase their participation in DOT grants and Bonding Education Programs.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Conduct analysis to increase AAPI federal employment opportunities

Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by conducting a barrier analysis on the advancement of AAPI employees and develop a focused strategy to address those issues.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Produce services and materials to LEP AAPI community

Continue efforts of the Limited English Proficient (LEP) Working Group to produce services and materials relevant to the AAPI community by finalizing language access plan and fully implement services across DOT in compliance with Executive Order 13166.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Strengthen relationship with the Native Hawaiian community

Use DOT's existing Tribal Consultation Policy to work with the Native Hawaiian Community and to develop ways to improve DOT's communication and coordination with Native Hawaiians.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Establish partnerships to increase AAPI federal employment opportunies

Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by establishing partnerships with Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) to increase outreach to AAPI communities, build the career pipeline at the entry level side, and develop data and research agendas.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Increase participation of AAPIs in DOT policies and programs

Develop Geographic Information System (GIS) maps on emerging AAPI communities across the U.S, for inclusion in briefing packets that prepare DOT leadership for nation-wide public engagement meetings.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Ensure impact on AAPIs is included in meeting with Administrators

Ensure that discussion on DOT transit projects and their impact on AAPI enclaves are included in the mandatory Scorecard meeting with Operating Administrators by utilizing the GIS maps referenced above to determine whether any pending transit projects are located in communities with prominent or emerging AAPI populations; include discussion of these specific projects and communities in Scorecard meetings.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Estimate transit system ridership of disaggregated AAPI populations

Collect the appropriate transit data and Census data needed to extrapolate the approximate number of distinct AAPI community members that utilize transit systems in U.S. cities; determine the share of total ridership each group constitutes; make this information available to FTA leadership.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Increase AAPI-owned small business access to Federal opportunities

Increase outreach to AAPI disadvantaged and small business communities and increase their participation in DOT grants and Bonding Education Programs.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Develop in-language messages to the AAPIs about DOT Safety Campaigns

Translate child safety tip handouts for parents and caregivers from NHTSA’s child pedestrian safety curriculum into 2 or more AAPI languages, contingent upon funding availability.

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Campaign: Department of Transportation

Expand programs to increase AAPI federal employment opportunites

Expand AAPI Federal employment opportunities through increased recruitment, retention, and promotion efforts by expanding relationships with affinity groups and mentoring programs to support the career development and paths to senior leadership for AAPI employees.

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