Pandemic Learning Gaps: Identity’s Nora Morales Interviewed for NBC4 & Telemundo

From NBC4 Washington: Report Finds Montgomery County Students Fell Behind After Year of Virtual Learning A new report shows many local students have fallen behind in school since the start of the pandemic. Montgomery County [...]

2021-09-29T15:11:26+00:00September 29th, 2021|COVID-19, Identity in the News|

WAMU 88.5 Talks to Identity Safety Ambassadors about Work to Encourage Vaccinations

On July 6, WAMU 88.5 interviewed two Identity youth, Paola and Stefano, who are part of our Safety Ambassadors program, about their work to get more people in our community vaccinated. In Montgomery County, the [...]

2021-09-09T14:16:46+00:00July 6th, 2021|COVID-19, Identity in the News|

WTOP story features Identity teens contributing to mural celebrating Glen Echo integration

A May 23 story from WTOP featured Identity teens: There’s a new mural in Glen Echo Park in Montgomery County, Maryland that celebrates both the 100th anniversary of a famous carousel and a protest that [...]

2021-09-09T14:17:10+00:00May 24th, 2021|Identity in the News|

Identity highlighted by WAMU for helping get vaccines to hard-to-reach neighbors

A May 12 WAMU report in DCist about outreach efforts to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations highlights Identity's work: In Montgomery County, door to door outreach by trusted case workers from Identity....helped to increase testing rates among [...]

2021-05-17T14:04:59+00:00May 14th, 2021|COVID-19, Identity in the News|

WUSA9 interviews Diego Uriburu about unaccompanied minors fleeing violence

Identity Executive Director Diego Uriburu is featured in a May 11 report from WUSA9 about Identity's work to help unaccompanied minors fleeing violence. According to the report, county officials expect 3,000 undocumented children to reach [...]

2021-05-17T13:41:22+00:00May 13th, 2021|Identity in the News|

“Heroes Entre Nosotros” Honors Staff Member Yoicy Quintero & Volunteer Luis Cortés

Telemundo Washington, DC's Heroes Entre Nosotros (Heroes Among Us) segment honored Identity staff member Yoicy Quintero and Identity volunteer Luis Cortés for their service to their new community with Census information outreach.

2021-01-22T23:07:36+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Identity in the News, 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 efforts in Montgomery County highlighted in Washington Post piece

The Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence, founded in part by Identity, was labeled as "perhaps the most promising recent development" in Montgomery County's focus on equity in a recent Opinion piece from [...]

2019-12-02T19:56:43+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Advocacy, 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 [...]

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