Vicky Rivera (Root North Shore, Inc. )
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Lynn resident joins Salem-based Root board

LYNN — A longtime city resident and Brown University graduate Vicky Rivera joins a local organization, which expands employment and economic opportunities for young adults, to give back to her community.

Rivera, who is a director of college counseling at the Community Charter School in Cambridge and a vice president of the Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund, has recently joined the Board of Directors with Root North Shore, Inc. based in Salem. Root serves young adults with barriers to success in Essex County through food-service training and life-skills development.

Since 2017, when it launched, Root has built a Culinary Job Training Program, award-winning youth-employment social enterprises (Root Café, Catering by Root, and the HarborPoint event space), and a new initiative t…

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