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Identity’s Response to COVID-19: Increased Support, More Capacity, Special Projects

COVID-19 has had disproportionate effects on Identity’s client community in health, education and economics, exacerbating pre-existing disparities in opportunities and outcomes. While Latinos account for about 20% of the population in Montgomery County, Latinos account [...]

2020-09-21T15:42:14+00:00September 21st, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

Intern Builds Job Skills and Self-Confidence while Fighting Hunger

One of the biggest challenges to fighting hunger in Montgomery County during the pandemic has been reaching people who need food most  –  families in sudden financial distress who are not only isolated by language, [...]

2020-09-11T15:21:06+00:00September 11th, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

Video Now Available: Maryland Latino Census Coalition August 7 Press Conference

Hispanic leaders, key advocates, and elected officials hosted a virtual press conference about the 2020 Census on Friday, August 7. Video of the press conference is available on Facebook, hosted by the University of Maryland [...]

2020-09-11T15:11:57+00:00August 10th, 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 [...]

2020-09-11T15:12:06+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 [...]

2020-09-11T15:12:17+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 [...]

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 [...]

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