COVID-19

An Unprecedented Response to the Unprecedented Trauma of Covid-19

In light of the disproportionate effects on our client community in health, education, and economics, Identity not only continues to keep young people engaged in their education, older youth in their work skills development, and [...]

2020-09-21T18:00:05+00:00September 21st, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

Intern Builds Job Skills and Self-Confidence while Fighting Hunger

One of the biggest challenges to fighting hunger in Montgomery County during the pandemic has been reaching people who need food most  –  families in sudden financial distress who are not only isolated by language, [...]

2020-09-11T15:21:06+00:00September 11th, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

End-of-School-Year Surprises for Students at Identity-Run Wellness Centers

Gaithersburg and Watkins Mill High Schools may have closed their buildings this spring, but the staff at their Identity-managed High School Wellness Centers worked hard to gather students virtually to keep up their spirits, their [...]

2020-09-11T15:12:17+00:00July 23rd, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

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|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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