An area well being middle just lately honored a employees member as an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Hero.
Irene Maun has been employed as a group well being employee at Crescent Neighborhood Well being Heart in Dubuque since 2017, in line with a press launch.
A local of the Federated States of Micronesia who later moved to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Maun serves as a cultural dealer between Dubuque’s Pacific Islander group, Crescent and different native organizations, the discharge states.
Maun offers interpretation, translation and different providers, together with instructional courses and promotional video campaigns.
“As a company and as a group, we’re lucky to have such a precious useful resource, advocate and servant chief to assist us be taught, navigate and construct trusting relationships with a group filled with wealthy tradition and benevolent people,” mentioned Ann Morris, Crescent’s senior chief of inhabitants well being, within the launch.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is widely known every Might.