Identity in the News

WAMU Reports on Reading Gains Among Latino students

WAMU reporter Sasha-Ann Simons reported on the tremendous leaps in reading that Latino youth enrolled in Identity's elementary school reading and social-emotional program are making. This is a great reminder of the Promise of Latino Youth and [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:45:20+00:00February 1st, 2019|Identity in the News|

Wheaton High School Students Unveil Stunning Mosaic at Identity’s Pink House Ceremony

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Identity, a group of High School students from Wheaton’s  KnightTime Program turned shards of glass and mirrors into a spectacular mosaic mural to represent what Identity means to them. The work, called [...]

By |2018-06-19T13:28:17+00:00June 18th, 2018|Awards and Honors, Community Support, Events, Identity in the News|

Identity Programs in the News: Jovenes de Mañana – Daly Elementary School

Hope Lives Here, the cover story in the current issue of Bethesda Magazine, is about the students at Germantown's Daly Elementary School where we are providing a new reading support program plus social and emotional skill [...]

By |2017-11-09T22:24:10+00:00November 9th, 2017|Community Support, Identity in the News, Program News|

Identity Programs in the News: Soccer for Change

SOCCER FOR CHANGE is a game changer, allowing at-risk teens to play.  For students in Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation, City of Gaithersburg and Identity SOCCER 4 CHANGE program, it’s so much more than just a [...]

By |2017-11-09T22:21:47+00:00November 9th, 2017|Community Support, Identity in the News, Program News|

Diego Uriburu’s enlightening blog on busting the achievement gap for Latino kids

“The achievement gap begins early and ends tragically…. “Without the enrichment and opportunities provided by organizations like Identity, we all know how this story ends: many of these students will fail. But the data shows that [...]

By |2017-08-17T20:10:38+00:00August 17th, 2017|Advocacy, Community Support, Identity in the News|

Immigration and Second Chances: Bethesda Magazine profiles Diego Uriburu

Bethesda Magazine profiles Identity Executive Director, Diego Uriburu, and his drive to help Montgomery County's invisible population of Latino youth. Click here to read more.

By |2017-07-18T15:57:18+00:00January 30th, 2017|Identity in the News|

Hispanic students now the largest group in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

Identity’s Executive Director, Diego Uriburu, explains in this Washington Post article that we cannot afford to leave unaddressed the opportunity gap for minority students and he outlines some steps the school district should take to address this issue. The [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:18+00:00October 25th, 2016|Advocacy, Community Support, Identity in the News|

Identity’s Executive Director Interviewed by Univision

This report from Univision's Lilian Mass includes an interview with Identity's Executive Director, Diego Uriburu. "A new wave of unaccompanied minors are expected in the US. This represents greater challenges for local governments." Este reportaje [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:22+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Identity in the News|

Advocating for Youth at March 16 MCPS Board of Education Meeting

Many parents and individuals who work with Latino children made a special effort to attend  the March 21, 2016 MCPS Board of Education meeting. It was an opportunity to share our concerns about the state of Latino children [...]

By |2017-07-18T15:57:22+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Advocacy, Identity in the News|