In solidarity, in grief, in service, in action – a message from Diego Uriburu

Dear Friends, Today – in the wake of recent acts of hate and violence against people of Asian descent, the Identity community expresses our solidarity with the Asian American Pacific Islander community and promises to [...]

2021-03-22T01:15:09+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Advocacy|

Identity Youth Testifies before Maryland General Assembly

Gianiree never imagined her Identity internship would lead to testifying in front of the Maryland General Assembly, but there she was on March 9th, confidently speaking out in favor of the Hunger-free Campus Grant Program. [...]

2021-03-15T14:54:21+00:00March 15th, 2021|Advocacy, Program News|

Black and Brown Coalition Gets National Nod

A national incubator that supports education innovation to address school inequities is drawing attention to the Black and Brown Coalition. Validating the wisdom of the community to know what they need, Seek Common Ground funded [...]

2021-02-12T14:34:41+00:00February 12th, 2021|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition|

1,200 Households hear MCPS Leaders Pledge to Dismantle Systemic Inequities

True to its commitment to the community, the Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence brought Montgomery County’s School Superintendent and Board of Education President to stand before them to answer where progress has been [...]

2020-10-21T16:24:55+00:00October 21st, 2020|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition|

New Report Examines the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Underserved Students

The Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence has released a new report entitled Securing Educational Equity: Learning from the Lived Experiences of Black, Latino, and Low-Income Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic and [...]

2020-10-16T16:07:18+00:00October 15th, 2020|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition, COVID-19, Report Launch|

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|

Fighting Hunger and Building Job Skills: Another WIN/WIN

Identity parents train as community outreach workers to connect hungry neighbors to food. Identity has entered into two new collaborations to fight hunger while empowering community members with new outreach skills and meaningful work [...]

2020-06-25T13:27:31+00:00June 25th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support, COVID-19, Program News|

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 [...]

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