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Black and Brown Coalition’s call for MCPS to begin planning to help disadvantaged students when schools reopen highlighted in Bethesda Beat

A recent article in the Bethesda Beat highlights a call from the Black and Brown Coalition to MCPS to ensure those students that have suffered the greatest learning losses during the remote learning period are not [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:44:38+00:00May 27th, 2020|COVID-19|

Neighbors Rising empowers DC/MD neighbors to help each other stay healthy

Identity’s Youth Opportunity Center clients are producing reusable cloth masks for residents of DC’s Brookland Manor, thanks to the connection and support of Neighbors Rising, a virtual community of local residents who work to support [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:22:38+00:00May 21st, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

Mask Production: Enterprising Identity youth help keep us all healthy

Our YOC clients have been some of the hardest hit by job losses, and the resulting threat of hunger and homelessness in the shadow of Covid 19, at the same time all Marylanders are now [...]

By |2020-04-17T16:05:43+00:00April 16th, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

Census 2020: Identity survey finds information gap in Latino community

This Fall, Identity surveyed 470 Latino adults on their Census 2020 intentions at school events, health fairs and other community gatherings both Upcounty and Down County. See the full report here. The majority say they plan [...]

By |2020-02-03T15:06:50+00:00January 29th, 2020|Community Support|

Identity youth travel to Annapolis to see policy in action

On January 13, students in Identity's youth advocacy program, PODER (People Organizing, Determined, Empowered, and Ready) - the Spanish word for 'power' -  traveled to Annapolis to learn the history of the Annapolis State House [...]

By |2020-01-14T22:47:45+00:00January 14th, 2020|Advocacy, Program News|

Black and Brown Coalition efforts in Montgomery County highlighted in Washington Post piece

The Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence, founded in part by Identity, was labeled as "perhaps the most promising recent development" in Montgomery County's focus on equity in a recent Opinion piece from [...]

By |2019-12-02T19:56:43+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Advocacy, Identity in the News|

From one group of middle schoolers to another: snacks and support

Students from Thomas W. Pyle Middle School in Montgomery County prepared a mountain of snacks in individual bags for their fellow middle school students in Identity’s after-school program at Neelsville Middle School, leaving a special [...]

By |2020-01-02T21:41:14+00:00November 27th, 2019|Community Support|