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.
Social Security Administration
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.
Enforce anti-discrimination and equal opportunity laws.
Maintain agency's provision of Video Service Delivery in the South Pacific.
Partner with SSA's PAAAC to establish/increase participation of AAPIs in career development programs.
Establish a workgroup to create an action plan to notify AAPIs on options for SSA service.
Monitor and analyze data regarding civil rights complaints filed by members of the public that allege discrimination on the basis of AAPI ethnicity.
Identify existing AAPI data on Social Security Administration (SSA) programs/services by AAPI ethnic sub-populations.
Provide interpreters for AAPI individuals with limited English proficiency.
Enhance national outreach efforts to AAPI communities.
Coordinate an AAPI roundtable with the leadership of AAPI national/regional organizations.
Participate in national/regional job fairs designed to recruit AAPI candidates at all levels.
In coordination with the LEP Oversight Workgroup, enhance online and smartphone access through national and regional communication access options. In addition, continue to collect community feedback and engage with LEP advocates.