Events

Encuentros: National Attention to Promising Approach to Meeting Latino Health Needs

The UMD panel at NCFR 2022, November 17th. Left to right: C. Andrew Conway, Amy Lewin, Kevin Roy, Jessica Moore-Solórzano, Martha Yumiseva. Identity’s Encuentros emotional support groups received increased attention in November 2022, as [...]

2023-01-13T13:26:22+00:00December 13th, 2022|Enlace, Events, Program News|

Identity and UMD School of Public Health launch Enlace

Identity is excited to announce the official launch of Enlace, our joint project with researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD SPH). In Spanish, “enlace” means link or connection. We use [...]

2022-12-01T17:31:35+00:00May 27th, 2022|Community Support, Enlace, Events, Uncategorized|

Newcomer Teens Summit is Positive for Young People

90 percent report greater community connection and feeling welcome and respected More than 150 newly arrived teens, primarily from Central America, gathered at the Montgomery College – Germantown Campus for the second Newcomer Youth Leadership [...]

2022-04-04T14:03:38+00:00April 4th, 2022|Events, Program News|

Identity Youth Share their Harrowing Stories of Migration

Identity youth shared their emotional and very personal stories of migration with Georgetown University’s Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues as the Collaborative launches a series discussions around Innovating Protection for Children, before, during and after [...]

2022-04-25T19:48:40+00:00March 31st, 2022|Community Support, Events|

A Big Week for Educational Equity and Community Voices

Last week marked two milestone events in our pursuit of educational equity and excellence for children of Black, Brown and low-income families. Taken together, there was energy, engagement, and a sense of shared purpose to [...]

2022-01-24T18:13:35+00:00January 24th, 2022|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition, Events|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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