COVID-19

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 [...]

By |2020-06-25T13:27:31+00:00June 25th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support, COVID-19, Program News|

Diego Uriburu interviewed by The Daily Record about Montgomery County rent assistance program

On June 22, 2020 Identity was highlighted in a The Daily Record article about critical rent assistance for our County's most vulnerable communities. “I believe the most vulnerable among us will be the last ones to [...]

By |2020-06-23T15:50:05+00:00June 23rd, 2020|COVID-19, Identity in the News|

Black and Brown Coalition’s call for MCPS to begin planning to help disadvantaged students when schools reopen highlighted in Bethesda Beat

A recent article in the Bethesda Beat highlights a call from the Black and Brown Coalition to MCPS to ensure those students that have suffered the greatest learning losses during the remote learning period are not [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:44:38+00:00May 27th, 2020|COVID-19|

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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |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 [...]

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