Identity in the News

ENCUENTROS: Responding to the youth mental health crisis

Designed with and for the Latino community, we are really pleased by the increased interest in our Encuentros model of non-clinical peer-led emotional support groups. On July 11, our Executive Director Diego Uriburu’s letter to [...]

2023-12-08T17:03:58+00:00July 20th, 2023|Identity in the News, Program News|

On World Refugee Day, Council Recognizes Identity as Part of Coalition Supporting Refugees

The Montgomery County Council marked World Refugee Day with a proclamation recognizing the “rights, needs and dreams of refugees” and the contributions of a coalition of organizations helping refugees in Montgomery County find hope and [...]

Bethesda Magazine Article “The Young Arrivals” Highlights Identity Youth

The Watkins Mill High School Wellness Center is the backdrop for a far-reaching Bethesda Magazine article, “The Young Arrivals”, about teen immigrants to Montgomery County, and their story is told in part through the eyes [...]

2023-02-12T22:50:49+00:00March 8th, 2022|Identity in the News|

Identity’s Diego Uriburu honored with Nix Award

On December 17, 2021, Diego received the Roscoe R. Nix Leadership Award, the County’s equivalent of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which honors individuals who over the course of their distinguished lives of community service [...]

2022-01-24T18:40:38+00:00December 19th, 2021|Awards and Honors, Identity in the News|

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|
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