Faustina Cuevas is Lynn's diversity, equity and inclusion officer.
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Lynn searching for translators for a new city initiative

LYNN — The city is looking for translators who will offer free language assistance to individuals who have limited English proficiency, to help the city communicate access to all health care and important city services. 

After research and working with the city’s Chief Financial Officer Michael Bertino, Lynn's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Faustina Cuevas was able to get the city to commit $800,000 to a new Language Engagement Specialist Initiative. 

The money will pay salaries for experienced translators who will be fluent in Arabic, Bengali, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, and Spanish. 

“Addressing language-a…

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