Identify opportunities to increase AAPI workplace diversity that do not rely upon additional recruitment activities.
Social Security Administration
Promote the mySocial Security account to the AAPI community and encourage AAPIs to sign up.
Enforce anti-discrimination and equal opportunity laws.
The Agency Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization will work together to: 1) partner with national AAPI business groups and technical assistance providers to ensure more AAPI small businesses are aware of agency contract and procurement opportunities; and 2) conduct at least two regional engagements with local Asian American organizations.
In coordination with the LEP Oversight Workgroup evaluate SSA's current database and system for utilizing bilingual employees for effectiveness and efficiency.
Identify existing AAPI data on Social Security Administration (SSA) programs/services by AAPI ethnic sub-populations.
Enhance national outreach efforts to AAPI communities.
Coordinate an AAPI roundtable with the leadership of AAPI national/regional organizations.
Monitor and analyze data regarding civil rights complaints filed by members of the public that allege discrimination on the basis of AAPI ethnicity.
Establish a workgroup to create an action plan to notify AAPIs on options for SSA service.
Increase awareness of Special Veterans Benefits among Filipino World War II veterans by monitoring Special Veterans Benefits among Filipino Veterans of World War II who served in the U.S. military.
Continue to offer career development training and resources to employees, including AAPIs
Coordinating with the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Oversight Workgroup to promote the agency's Telephone Interpreter Services