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Black and Brown Coalition Gets National Nod

A national incubator that supports education innovation to address school inequities is drawing attention to the Black and Brown Coalition. Validating the wisdom of the community to know what they need, Seek Common Ground funded [...]

2021-02-12T14:34:41+00:00February 12th, 2021|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition|

“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|

Safety Ambassadors Learn, Earn and Spread Lifesaving Information

At the end of 2020 and into the new year, Identity trained and deployed 72 teens and young adults as Safety Ambassadors. These young people, members of five Identity-run youth centers, completed 40 hours of [...]

2021-01-14T01:18:22+00:00January 14th, 2021|COVID-19, Program News|

Continuing an Unprecedented Response to the Pandemic

In light of the disproportionate effects on our client community in health, education, and economics, Identity not only continues to keep young people engaged in their education, older youth in their work skills development, and [...]

2020-11-24T21:08:21+00:00November 24th, 2020|COVID-19, Program News|

1,200 Households hear MCPS Leaders Pledge to Dismantle Systemic Inequities

True to its commitment to the community, the Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence brought Montgomery County’s School Superintendent and Board of Education President to stand before them to answer where progress has been [...]

2020-10-21T16:24:55+00:00October 21st, 2020|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition|

New Report Examines the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Underserved Students

The Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence has released a new report entitled Securing Educational Equity: Learning from the Lived Experiences of Black, Latino, and Low-Income Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic and [...]

2020-10-16T16:07:18+00:00October 15th, 2020|Advocacy, Black and Brown Coalition, COVID-19, Report Launch|

An Unprecedented Response to the Unprecedented Trauma of Covid-19

In light of the disproportionate effects on our client community in health, education, and economics, Identity not only continues to keep young people engaged in their education, older youth in their work skills development, and [...]

2020-09-21T18:00:05+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|
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