Michael Walkden

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Maryland Today Article Highlights Encuentros Presentation with UMD Researchers

The power of a community to heal itself in a way true to its culture was the core of a public presentation hosted by Montgomery County’s Office of the County Executive, the Department of Health [...]

2023-11-08T00:04:39+00:00November 8th, 2023|Enlace, Events, Program News|

Newest Wellness Center Builds Community at John F. Kennedy High School

The newest Identity-managed Wellness Center is now up and running at John F. Kennedy High School where staff are working tirelessly to introduce programs and services to the whole school community. Students flock to the [...]

2023-10-17T19:20:37+00:00October 17th, 2023|Program News|

Identity to Provide 21st Century Community Learning Centers at Two Elementary Schools

We are excited to announce that Identity has been awarded two competitive contracts from the Maryland State Department of Education to provide 21st Century Community Learning Centers at two elementary schools with our Jóvenes de Mañana [...]

2023-12-08T17:04:10+00:00September 15th, 2023|Program News|

New Identity-run Wellness Center Opens at John F. Kennedy High School

Identity is very excited to announce the opening of a new Wellness Center at John F. Kennedy High School! The new center, operated in partnership with Montgomery County Department of Health and [...]

2023-12-08T17:03:50+00:00July 11th, 2023|Program News|

Youth Peer Leaders and Identity Staff Showcase Encuentros at National Conference

Identity youth and program facilitators showcased our Encuentros program in front of a national audience at the 2023 National School-Based Health Care Conference in Washington, D.C. Encuentros is our non-clinical peer-led emotional support program. Through [...]

2023-08-28T20:21:33+00:00July 10th, 2023|Enlace, Events, Program News|

Celebrating Latino Activists: 67 Parents Graduate from Identity’s Parent Leadership Academy

Over 250 people celebrated the graduation of 67 Latino parents from Identity’s Parent Leadership Academy | Padres Latinos Conectados at the Silver Spring Civic Center on Thursday June 29th. It was an emotional experience for [...]

Latino Entrepreneurs Wow Guests at Identity’s First Entrepreneurship Expo

Budding entrepreneurs pitched their small business start-ups, from custom-made piñatas and mobile mani-pedis and pet grooming to catering and financial coaching, to a crowd of about 70 guests at the Bohrer Park Activity Center on [...]

2023-06-29T21:27:52+00:00June 28th, 2023|Program News|

On World Refugee Day, Council Recognizes Identity as Part of Coalition Supporting Refugees

The Montgomery County Council marked World Refugee Day with a proclamation recognizing the “rights, needs and dreams of refugees” and the contributions of a coalition of organizations helping refugees in Montgomery County find hope and [...]

Encuentros: National Attention to Promising Approach to Meeting Latino Health Needs

The UMD panel at NCFR 2022, November 17th. Left to right: C. Andrew Conway, Amy Lewin, Kevin Roy, Jessica Moore-Solórzano, Martha Yumiseva. Identity’s Encuentros emotional support groups received increased attention in November 2022, as [...]

2023-01-13T13:26:22+00:00December 13th, 2022|Enlace, Events, Program News|
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