Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Department of Agriculture
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
Develop and include measures to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce of AAPIs at all grade levels as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
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.
Map where AAPI farms and ranches are located; collect information about their characteristics; and analyze changes over time, including impact on USDA program participation.
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.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
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).
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.