Community Support

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  Tell President Trump [...]

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

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|

Setting Ambitious Goals on the Playing Field and in the Classroom

Featured on My MC Media, the Watkins Mill High School Wellness Center and the 480 Club organized a free Spring Break Sports Camp for 100 students, with a special emphasis on those transitioning in just a [...]

By |2018-03-30T17:36:09+00:00March 30th, 2018|Community Support, Events, Program News|

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|

Identity Salutes Young Neighbors Rising for Spearheading a Soccer Equipment Drive

This past fall Neighbors Rising began its connection with Identity through a book drive to our elementary school program. Now, Young Neighbors Rising, a group of young professionals, has stepped up to help our community. They [...]

By |2017-12-01T15:31:51+00:00December 1st, 2017|Community Support, Program News|

Identity Programs in the News: Jovenes de Mañana – Daly Elementary School

Hope Lives Here, the cover story in the current issue of Bethesda Magazine, is about the students at Germantown's Daly Elementary School where we are providing a new reading support program plus social and emotional skill [...]

By |2017-11-09T22:24:10+00:00November 9th, 2017|Community Support, Identity in the News, Program News|

Identity Programs in the News: Soccer for Change

SOCCER FOR CHANGE is a game changer, allowing at-risk teens to play.  For students in Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation, City of Gaithersburg and Identity SOCCER 4 CHANGE program, it’s so much more than just a [...]

By |2017-11-09T22:21:47+00:00November 9th, 2017|Community Support, Identity in the News, Program News|