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Maryland Latino Census Coalition to Hold Virtual Press Conference August 7 at Noon

Hispanic leaders, key advocates, and elected officials will host a virtual press conference about the 2020 Census on Friday, August 7 from 12pm to 1pm. The Maryland Latino Census Coalition is committed to outreach efforts [...]

By |2020-08-06T21:35:47+00:00August 6th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support|

2020 Census to End One Month Early – Join Identity Efforts to Help Everyone Be Counted

Making sure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census is essential because Census data helps determine funding for public and social-service programs. The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced it will conclude its counting efforts a [...]

By |2020-08-05T22:26:57+00:00August 5th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support|

End-of-School-Year Surprises for Students at Identity-Run Wellness Centers

Gaithersburg and Watkins Mill High Schools may have closed their buildings this spring, but the staff at their Identity-managed High School Wellness Centers worked hard to gather students virtually to keep up their spirits, their [...]

By |2020-07-23T22:17:28+00:00July 23rd, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

Fighting Hunger and Building Job Skills: Another WIN/WIN

Identity parents train as community outreach workers to connect hungry neighbors to food. Identity has entered into two new collaborations to fight hunger while empowering community members with new outreach skills and meaningful work [...]

By |2020-06-25T13:27:31+00:00June 25th, 2020|Advocacy, Community Support, COVID-19, 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 [...]

By |2020-06-23T15:50:05+00:00June 23rd, 2020|COVID-19, Identity in the News|

Black and Brown Coalition’s call for MCPS to begin planning to help disadvantaged students when schools reopen highlighted in Bethesda Beat

A recent article in the Bethesda Beat highlights a call from the Black and Brown Coalition to MCPS to ensure those students that have suffered the greatest learning losses during the remote learning period are not [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:44:38+00:00May 27th, 2020|COVID-19|

Neighbors Rising empowers DC/MD neighbors to help each other stay healthy

Identity’s Youth Opportunity Center clients are producing reusable cloth masks for residents of DC’s Brookland Manor, thanks to the connection and support of Neighbors Rising, a virtual community of local residents who work to support [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:22:38+00:00May 21st, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|