Events

Identity Youth Enjoy Weekend of Fun and Self-Discovery at NorthBay Adventure Camp

Young people from across Montgomery County joined Identity staff for a weekend retreat at NorthBay Adventure Camp in April 2024. Retreats are a powerful way to expose Identity youth to the healing power of nature. [...]

2024-06-10T19:54:29+00:00June 10th, 2024|Events, Program News|

Identity’s Carolyn Camacho honored with City of Gaithersburg Distinguished Friend Award

We are delighted to share that Identity Program Director Carolyn Camacho has been awarded the City of Gaithersburg’s Distinguished Friend Award for her longstanding service and significant contributions to the Gaithersburg community. The award was [...]

2024-04-29T19:09:53+00:00April 29th, 2024|Awards and Honors, Events, Identity in the News|

Maryland Today Article Highlights Encuentros Presentation with UMD Researchers

The power of a community to heal itself in a way true to its culture was the core of a public presentation hosted by Montgomery County’s Office of the County Executive, the Department of Health [...]

2023-11-08T00:04:39+00:00November 8th, 2023|Enlace, Events, Program News|

2023 Back to School Drive Provides 950 Youth with Backpacks & Supplies

Thank you to everyone who made sure 950 Identity students received new backpacks and supplies, so they were ready to learn on the first day of classes. Students in elementary school through high school plus [...]

2023-12-08T17:04:04+00:00August 30th, 2023|Community Support, Events, Program News|

Youth Peer Leaders and Identity Staff Showcase Encuentros at National Conference

Identity youth and program facilitators showcased our Encuentros program in front of a national audience at the 2023 National School-Based Health Care Conference in Washington, D.C. Encuentros is our non-clinical peer-led emotional support program. Through [...]

2023-08-28T20:21:33+00:00July 10th, 2023|Enlace, Events, Program News|

Celebrating Latino Activists: 67 Parents Graduate from Identity’s Parent Leadership Academy

Over 250 people celebrated the graduation of 67 Latino parents from Identity’s Parent Leadership Academy | Padres Latinos Conectados at the Silver Spring Civic Center on Thursday June 29th. It was an emotional experience for [...]

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|
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