Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
Environmental Protection Agency
Increase transparency and outreach to the AAPI community impacted by environmental issues by expanding and increase listening sessions on environmental issues to include AAPI community representation.
Activity 1) Evaluate existing EPA AAPI outreach strategies and outreach efforts.
Activity 2) Ongoing grant process overview training for applicants to increase quantity and quality of grant applications.
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community and PacificTerritories
Activity 1) Press and congressional outreach.
Activity 2) Develop a policy to expand the meaningful involvement and fair treatment of the Native Hawaiian community in the Agency's decision making processes and the responsiveness in addressing issues of environmental justice.