Community Support

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|

Neighbors Rising empowers DC/MD neighbors to help each other stay healthy

Identity’s Youth Opportunity Center clients are producing reusable cloth masks for residents of DC’s Brookland Manor, thanks to the connection and support of Neighbors Rising, a virtual community of local residents who work to support [...]

2020-05-21T21:22:38+00:00May 21st, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

Mask Production: Enterprising Identity youth help keep us all healthy

Our YOC clients have been some of the hardest hit by job losses, and the resulting threat of hunger and homelessness in the shadow of Covid 19, at the same time all Marylanders are now [...]

2020-04-17T16:05:43+00:00April 16th, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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