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.
Department of Agriculture
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
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.