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Intern Builds Job Skills and Self-Confidence while Fighting Hunger

One of the biggest challenges to fighting hunger in Montgomery County during the pandemic has been reaching people who need food most  –  families in sudden financial distress who are not only isolated by language, [...]

2020-09-11T15:21:06+00:00September 11th, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

Video Now Available: Maryland Latino Census Coalition August 7 Press Conference

Hispanic leaders, key advocates, and elected officials hosted a virtual press conference about the 2020 Census on Friday, August 7. Video of the press conference is available on Facebook, hosted by the University of Maryland [...]

2020-09-11T15:11:57+00:00August 10th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support|

2020 Census to End One Month Early – Join Identity Efforts to Help Everyone Be Counted

Making sure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census is essential because Census data helps determine funding for public and social-service programs. The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced it will conclude its counting efforts a [...]

2020-09-11T15:12:06+00:00August 5th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support|

End-of-School-Year Surprises for Students at Identity-Run Wellness Centers

Gaithersburg and Watkins Mill High Schools may have closed their buildings this spring, but the staff at their Identity-managed High School Wellness Centers worked hard to gather students virtually to keep up their spirits, their [...]

2020-09-11T15:12:17+00:00July 23rd, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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