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 »
Department of Agriculture
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Review internal and external data disaggregation practices and explore potential for replication of best practices and systems.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
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.