Rigorously enforce civil rights statutes/laws that require equal access and non-discrimination in federal programs that involve grants, loans, contracts, financial aid and other benefits.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Develop SEP programmatic training for Special Emphasis Program/EEO and HR Managers either virtually or in conjunction with national affinity conferences. All training should offer information about [email protected], Veterans hiring initiatives and special hiring authorities for People with Disabilities and Veterans.
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 »
Continue to work with Department of Defense and Veterans groups to address compensation of Filipino Veterans of World War II.
Continue partnering with AANAPISIs and other AAPI organizations to increase awareness and participation in VA internship, fellow, and work-study programs.