Newcomer Teens Celebrate Belonging at County Leadership Summit

Seventy newly arrived teens gathered at Montgomery College – Takoma Park Campus to talk with each other and trusted adults about their migration experiences and their dreams for a future in the United States. The [...]

2021-12-06T16:59:26+00:00December 6th, 2021|Program News|

Identity’s Youth Safety Ambassadors Star in PSA Urging Teens to Get Vaccinated!

The teens in this video are Identity Safety Ambassadors, helping Montgomery County’s Salud y Bienestar (Our Health and Wellbeing) project reach young Latinos by starring in this social-media PSA. Identity’s youth Safety Ambassadors train and [...]

2021-10-22T17:39:02+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Advocacy, COVID-19, Program News|

Diego in conversation with Rep. Raskin: Latino immigrants are assets to be nourished

US Representative Jamie Raskin (8th Congressional District) recognized Identity’s Executive Director Diego Uriburu as a Montgomery County Local Hero in the last week of Hispanic Heritage Month. Diego shared that the same potential he saw [...]

2021-10-12T16:17:19+00:00October 12th, 2021|Awards and Honors|

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|

Identity Recognized by The White House for Work Promoting COVID-19 Vaccinations

We are honored to share that Identity received a letter from The White House recognizing us for outstanding work enabling our community to get vaccinated and protected against COVID-19. President Biden writes, “Your efforts are [...]

2021-09-19T17:26:37+00:00September 19th, 2021|COVID-19, Program 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|

Identity’s Youth Safety Ambassadors Dish Out Food & Information at Cider Mill

The Cider Mill Tenant’s Association hosted a community picnic on June 26, and Identity’s Youth Safety Ambassadors pitched in to help distribute food and spread the word about the Latino Health Initiative’s Proyecto Bienestar (Our [...]

2021-09-09T14:16:58+00:00June 29th, 2021|Program 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|
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