Community Support

Swift and generous donation to Identity families from Business Leaders Fighting Hunger

Identity is grateful for the quick and generous action of Business Leaders Fighting Hunger, who today donated $12,500 for emergency food support for Identity families suffering from sudden financial stress and hunger since the COVID 19 [...]

By |2020-03-27T20:17:11+00:00March 27th, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

Census 2020: Identity survey finds information gap in Latino community

This Fall, Identity surveyed 470 Latino adults on their Census 2020 intentions at school events, health fairs and other community gatherings both Upcounty and Down County. See the full report here. The majority say they plan [...]

By |2020-02-03T15:06:50+00:00January 29th, 2020|Community Support|

From one group of middle schoolers to another: snacks and support

Students from Thomas W. Pyle Middle School in Montgomery County prepared a mountain of snacks in individual bags for their fellow middle school students in Identity’s after-school program at Neelsville Middle School, leaving a special [...]

By |2020-01-02T21:41:14+00:00November 27th, 2019|Community Support|

Neighbors give Thanksgiving embrace to Identity youth

Identity’s Youth Opportunity Center clients and their families feasted on a traditional Thanksgiving meal in what has become an annual gathering with Neighbors Rising, a virtual community of neighbors in the Maryland/DC area. For the [...]

By |2019-11-27T20:06:08+00:00November 20th, 2019|Community Support|

A PHOTOVOICE EXHIBITION: Wheaton Photography and Oral History Project

A group of fifteen ESOL students, guided by teaching artist Joanne Miller and the Wheaton Wellness Center staff, explored the redevelopment of their downtown Wheaton community through photos and oral histories, and presented them to a [...]

By |2019-06-24T14:21:39+00:00June 20th, 2019|Community Support, Events|

Identity Hosts Public Charge and Immigration Information Event

Representatives from the non-profit legal aid organization Ayuda shed light on immigration rules around the issue of 'Public Charge' for Identity families on March 28, 2019.  Ayuda Lawyers Beth Simon and Maya Zegarra explained to a crowd [...]

By |2019-04-03T17:13:22+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Community Support, 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|

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|