Continue to implement VA Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan. Identify agency materials that reach an AAPI audience and monitor to ensure that materials are culturally and linguistically appropriate.Assess and address need for in-language services across programs.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Increase the diversity of the applicant pool for Senior Executive Service (SES) positions in the VA.
Include diversity and affirmative employment measures as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Increase AAPI awareness of health and other resources and accessibility to healthcare, including behavioral health care services.
Work within VA and across other federal agencies to improve the data that is available on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Veterans groups and to facilitate public access to the data by: Activity 1) Utilize and disseminate information available from the U.S. Census Bureau to provide estimates of AAPI Veteran groups. This information will be utilized, as it becomes available, to report more granular estimates ...more »