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1) During annual meetings/conferences serving minority audiences from throughout the country, ECA will provide workshops and panel presentations and staff exhibits providing information and technical assistance regarding its various exchange program opportunities. 2) Academic Programs offices will make presentations at a variety of AANAPISIs and consult with AANAPISI leaders in order to better inform campus communities ...more »
Partner with WHIAAPI to conduct at least one technical assistance event on ECA grant opportunities to AAPI/AANAPISI organizations and partners in FY 2016-2017.
Increase AAPI awareness of health and other resources and accessibility to healthcare, including behavioral health care services.
Identify locations of high populations of homeless Veterans and develop measures and tracking system to track status of homeless Veterans by race, ethnicity, and gender.
Develop and implement plans to assist AAPI Veterans with employment services and housing.
In conjunction with HUD, assist 24,400 additional homeless Veterans (12,200/year) in obtaining housing and reduce the number of homeless Veterans to 35,000 in 2013, to be measured by the January 2014 Point-In-Time homeless count.
Implement training to educate AAPI employees on leadership, career development, and educational programs.
Increase the diversity of the applicant pool for Senior Executive Service (SES) positions in the VA.
Include diversity and affirmative employment measures as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Continue partnering with AANAPISIs and other AAPI organizations to increase awareness and participation in VA internship, fellow, and work-study programs.
Develop SEP programmatic training for Special Emphasis Program/EEO and HR Managers either virtually or in conjunction with national affinity conferences. All training should offer information about [email protected], Veterans hiring initiatives and special hiring authorities for People with Disabilities and Veterans.
Increase outreach to AAPI communities to improve AAPI application rates for VA employment. Market and brand the VA as a model employer.
Continue to implement VA Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan. Identify agency materials that reach an AAPI audience and monitor to ensure that materials are culturally and linguistically appropriate.Assess and address need for in-language services across programs.