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|

Identity Families Rocked by DACA and TPS Uncertainty

The impact of recent changes and threatened changes to immigration policies on members of the Latino community have been devastating, on our young clients, their family, our neighbors and co-workers. Now is the time to urge Congress to defend [...]

By |2018-01-19T21:54:18+00:00January 19th, 2018|Advocacy, Community Support|

Admin rips TPS from Salvadorans who settled in MoCo after fleeing massive earthquakes

When President Trump announced on January 8th that the administration is ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans, the news ripped through the Identity community, as more parents come from El Salvador than any other country [...]

By |2018-01-09T20:23:19+00:00January 9th, 2018|Advocacy, Community Support|

MoCo Council Expected to Pass Resolution to Protect DACA and TPS Immigrants

The Montgomery County Council is expected to pass a resolution supporting thousands of immigrants who live in Montgomery County. Council President Hans Reimer said, “Without question, there is strong support for immigrant reform that provides a path [...]

By |2017-12-12T19:40:23+00:00December 12th, 2017|Advocacy, Community Support|

New Annual Report Released – Unlocking the Potential of Immigrant Youth

Learn how Identity unlocks the potential of immigrant youth in our Annual Report for FY17. The report is a window into Identity’s 18th year serving Latino youth, their families, and others as we work to build [...]

By |2017-10-19T17:48:37+00:00October 19th, 2017|Advocacy, Community Support, Program News|

DACA Resources and Action / DACA Recursos e Acción

We hope that Congress will act swiftly to do the right thing and continue to offer protections to Dreamers. We have heard some encouraging words from immigration attorneys and others, and as many of you have [...]

By |2017-09-15T20:58:20+00:00September 8th, 2017|Advocacy, Community Support|

Diego Uriburu’s enlightening blog on busting the achievement gap for Latino kids

“The achievement gap begins early and ends tragically…. “Without the enrichment and opportunities provided by organizations like Identity, we all know how this story ends: many of these students will fail. But the data shows that [...]

By |2017-08-17T20:10:38+00:00August 17th, 2017|Advocacy, Community Support, Identity in the News|

Identity Board Member, Teresa Wright, to be Honored

Long time Identity Board member and advocate for Latino youth, Teresa Wright, is the quintessential community connector.  From a key position within the school system, she has been the heart and soul of a network of [...]

By |2017-07-27T17:44:40+00:00June 28th, 2017|Advocacy, Awards and Honors, Events|