Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by creating economic opportunities by promoting tourism and attracting industry to the insular areas.
Department of the Interior
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by promoting efficient and effective governance by improving insular government financial policies and procedures.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems
Develop protocols within offices of public affairs or external communications to translate (or develop other media - video, webinars, radio announcements - for) public service announcements, press releases, and other information into AAPI languages.
Employ a long-term energy strategy to reduce reliance on imported oil by maximizing use of renewable energy sources, increasing the efficiency of energy production and transmission, and by promoting consumer conservation. Work with insular area governments to form FAS stakeholder committees.
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
Conduct inventory of agency language capability/intercultural skills, and recruit, retain, and train employees in languages and intercultural skills of the AAPI communities we serve.
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.