Language and cultural barriers have prevented Extension from effectively engaging Vietnamese-Americans within the Gulf of Mexico fishing industry. A partnership formed with other agencies facing similar problems that allows for hiring appropriate staff seems to be a good solution. Experience has shown what works and what doesn't when engaging this particular constituency.
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Burrage, D. (2009). Addressing Ethnic Change in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Seafood Industry. The Journal of Extension, 47(5), Article 13. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol47/iss5/13