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Lunch & Learn Session Highlights Identity’s Emotional Support Groups

April 19th saw the launch of a new Lunch & Learn series hosted by Enlace, a joint project of Identity and the University of Maryland School of Public Health that links research and community to [...]

2022-04-21T19:14:41+00:00April 21st, 2022|Program News|

Newcomer Teens Summit is Positive for Young People

90 percent report greater community connection and feeling welcome and respected More than 150 newly arrived teens, primarily from Central America, gathered at the Montgomery College – Germantown Campus for the second Newcomer Youth Leadership [...]

2022-04-04T14:03:38+00:00April 4th, 2022|Events, Program News|

Identity Youth Share their Harrowing Stories of Migration

Identity youth shared their emotional and very personal stories of migration with Georgetown University’s Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues as the Collaborative launches a series discussions around Innovating Protection for Children, before, during and after [...]

2022-04-25T19:48:40+00:00March 31st, 2022|Community Support, Events|

Bethesda Magazine Article “The Young Arrivals” Highlights Identity Youth

The Watkins Mill High School Wellness Center is the backdrop for a far-reaching Bethesda Magazine article, “The Young Arrivals”, about teen immigrants to Montgomery County, and their story is told in part through the eyes [...]

2022-03-31T13:24:47+00:00March 8th, 2022|Identity in the News|

A Big Week for Educational Equity and Community Voices

Last week marked two milestone events in our pursuit of educational equity and excellence for children of Black, Brown and low-income families. Taken together, there was energy, engagement, and a sense of shared purpose to [...]

2022-01-24T18:13:35+00:00January 24th, 2022|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition, Events|

Identity’s Diego Uriburu honored with Nix Award

On December 17, 2021, Diego received the Roscoe R. Nix Leadership Award, the County’s equivalent of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which honors individuals who over the course of their distinguished lives of community service [...]

2022-01-24T18:40:38+00:00December 19th, 2021|Awards and Honors, Identity in the News|

Newcomer Teens Celebrate Belonging at County Leadership Summit

Seventy newly arrived teens gathered at Montgomery College – Takoma Park Campus to talk with each other and trusted adults about their migration experiences and their dreams for a future in the United States. The [...]

2021-12-06T16:59:26+00:00December 6th, 2021|Program News|
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