Events

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|

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 [...]

2023-02-12T22:50:32+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 [...]

2023-02-12T22:50:41+00:00March 31st, 2022|Community Support, Events|
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