Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Department of Agriculture
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
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.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
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.
Disaggregate AAPI data on employment and/or programs by Asian and NHPI subgroups for three mission areas (e.g, Rural Development, Farm Service Agency, and NRCS).
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.