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Identity’s staff and board are as committed as ever to our founding vision of a just and equitable society that nurtures all youth and is enriched by their contributions.

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News & Information

Tattoo Removal Can Change Lives

Mauricio wanted to look tough as a kid, so he began getting tattoos on his [...]

Identity Families Rocked by DACA and TPS Uncertainty

The impact of recent changes and threatened changes to immigration policies on members of the [...]

Safe Spaces at Risky Times

During winter break, Identity helped organize three days of Holiday Hoops Open Gym at Watkins [...]

How we make a difference

Academic Support

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We offer engaging, culturally competent after-school support to students who have interrupted education or who are at risk of falling behind.

Social & Emotional Learning

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SEL is at the core of all we do, helping youth learn self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making.

Job Readiness & Workforce Development

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We equip our program participants with the competencies, tools, and resources they need to succeed in today’s job market and grow professionally.

Identity accepts client referrals for programs and services provided through our Youth Opportunity Centers (YOCs), which are located in Gaithersburg and Takoma Park. 

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