Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Department of Agriculture
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Partner with community-based organizations that serve or target AAPI populations, offering smaller sized grants or loans as appropriate to attract a more diverse and larger number of partners and AAPI beneficiaries.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at each grade level in each of the USDA mission areas and agencies/offices, and implement a focused strategy for those USDA agencies/offices with below CLF figures.
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
Conduct baseline assessment of applications for grants and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities (i.e. Hmong Farmers) within each USDA mission area and agency.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.