Improve training and development opportunities for AAPI employees as determined by attainment of Individual Development Plans (IDPs).
Department of Agriculture
Conduct pilot program for enhanced AAPI language services.
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.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Conduct an assessment of complaint data on language and also the language line pilot program.
Organize a community forum where farmers can share best practices and information on benefits of USDA programs.
Conduct an assessment of the agency's translation capabilities and skills in AAPI languages.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
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.
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.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster the certification of qualified SES applicants from USDA.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at all GS grade levels and SES.
Increase the number of AAPI languages used in key USDA translated program materials.