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.

News & Information

Celebrating Three Years Together: Identity After School Middle Schoolers Make the Grades

Over two hundred students and their families gathered at Neelsville Middle School on Tuesday, May [...]

Teens and Police: You are Never Too Old to Play Musical Chairs

Captain Marc Yamada and the Montgomery County Police Department brought a mouth-watering feast to the [...]

Identity Honored with Nonprofit Village’s 2017 Making a Difference Award

Identity is proud to be honored by Nonprofit Village with the 2017 Making a Difference [...]

How we make a difference

Academic Support


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


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

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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