Increase USDA employees' understanding of the AAPI community through Diversity and Inclusion training on AAPI culture.
Develop and submit to Department of Justice a language access plan that complies with EO 13166.
The Agency Chief Acquisition Officer(CAO), Senior Procurement Executives (SPEs), Small Business Directors; and/or Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will work together to: 1) partner with national AAPI business groups and technical assistance providers to ensure more AAPI small businesses are aware of agency contract and procurement opportunities; and 2) conduct at least 2 regional engagements ...more »
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
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.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
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.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.