Louisiana NRCS Asian American/Pacific Islander Emphasis Program
Dawn Allen, Asian American/Pacific Islander (AA/PI) Special Emphasis Program Manager
The AA/PI Manager advises the state conservationist, serves on the NRCS Louisiana Civil Rights Advisory Committee, and conducts a special emphasis program which:
Promotes fair and equitable treatment to the Asian American/Pacific Island (AA/PI) employees in our workforce;
Assists in ensuring that the general population of Asian American and Pacific Islanders are informed of our services and programs.
Assists in recruiting qualified Asian American and Pacific Island people into our agency.
May is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month
Building Leadership: Embrace the Cultural Values and Inclusion
Click on the image below to download a copy of the poster (in PDF format)
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Poster
Every May, Asian American/Pacific Islander (AA/PI) Heritage Month is observed throughout America. The national theme for AA/PI History Month 2013 is “Building Leadership: Embrace the Cultural Values and Inclusion.”
Congratulations to Jonathan Bakken, Wetland Specialist, Thief River Falls, MN, who has been awarded first place for his 2013 AA/PI Heritage Month poster entry.
Selena Dawn Allen
Louisiana AA/PI Emphasis Program Mgr
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
567 Mahlon Street
Deridder, Louisiana 70634