Awards and Honors

Wheaton High School Students Unveil Stunning Mosaic at Identity’s Pink House Ceremony

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Identity, a group of High School students from Wheaton’s  KnightTime Program turned shards of glass and mirrors into a spectacular mosaic mural to represent what Identity means to them. The work, called [...]

By |2018-06-19T13:28:17+00:00June 18th, 2018|Awards and Honors, Community Support, Events, 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|

Identity Honored with Nonprofit Village’s 2017 Making a Difference Award

Identity is proud to be honored by Nonprofit Village with the 2017 Making a Difference Award. Identity is being recognized, in part, for our evidence-based programming and for our strong collaborations with other nonprofits, which magnify [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:17+00:00February 1st, 2017|Awards and Honors|

Identity Honored with “Family Leadership Hero” Award

On January 5th, Identity was honored with the “Family Leadership 2016 Hero Award” by the Maryland Out-Of-School-Time Network.  The competitive award recognizes Identity’s efforts to engage families during out of school time while encouraging, promoting, and strengthening [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:18+00:00January 11th, 2017|Awards and Honors, Community Support, Program News|

¡Vota por Diego en la competencia “Nuestros Héroes” de Univisión DC!

(Vote for Diego in Univision DC's "Nuestros Héroes"!) Diego nos recuerda que cada uno de estos jóvenes es tremendamente valioso y tiene gran potencial. (Diego reminds us that each of these young people is tremendously valuable [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:21+00:00October 7th, 2016|Awards and Honors, Community Support|

Diego Uriburu Receives Advocate of the Year Award

We are very proud to announce that Identity's Executive Director, Diego Uriburu, was chosen to receive the “Advocate of the Year” award at this year’s Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala! Pictured here accepting the award on [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:22+00:00September 25th, 2016|Awards and Honors|

Telemundo Honors Identity and Recognizes Heroes Who Support Our Youth

Identity’s support of Latino and other minority youth was honored by Telemundo on September 15, as part of the television network’s annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Executive Director Diego Uriburu accepted a special certificate from Montgomery County [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:22+00:00September 21st, 2016|Awards and Honors, Events|

Identity Recognized by White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

Identity has been recognized as one of 150 organizations that have made commitments to the academic achievement of Latino students as part of the 25th Anniversary of the White House Initiative on Hispanic Excellence in Education. [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:22+00:00October 15th, 2015|Awards and Honors|