Advocacy

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|

Maryland school advocates join forces and push for equity for black and Hispanic students, reports Washington Post

They cite a recent study showing that students of color, particularly those from low-income families, are more likely to be taught by novice teachers in Montgomery County and that schools with more children from low-income families are more [...]

By |2019-12-02T19:48:24+00:00October 15th, 2019|Advocacy|

“To diminish and eliminate disparities is the most critical work we are engaged in,” MCPS Supt. Jack Smith tells Wash Post

  The article by education reporter Donna St. George describes MCPS’ new accountability report cards that track achievement gaps school by school between white students and their classmates of color.  St. George quotes Identity’s joint letter to [...]

By |2019-04-22T16:41:01+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Advocacy|

Who Do You Trust to Lead MCPS? Identity Co-Sponsors Board of Education Debate

Identity is pleased to be a co-sponsor of a Board of Education Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 pm at the MCPS Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, Carver Auditorium.  As the [...]

By |2018-08-24T15:06:12+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Advocacy, Events|

Links to Action on Immigration

WE CANNOT BE SILENT. STOP THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S CRUELTY AND ASSAULT ON MIGRANTS, ASYLUM SEEKERS, DREAMERS. Share this information.  Print it out.  Spread it on social media. Talk about it with neighbors and co-workers. Make noise. Call the White House:  202-456-1111 or email via https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/  Tell President Trump [...]

By |2018-06-20T20:47:03+00:00June 20th, 2018|Advocacy, Community Support, Events|