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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Mask Production: Enterprising Identity youth help keep us all healthy

Our YOC clients have been some of the hardest hit by job losses, and the resulting threat of hunger and homelessness in the shadow of Covid 19, at the same time all Marylanders are now [...]

2020-04-17T16:05:43+00:00April 16th, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

Swift and generous donation to Identity families from Business Leaders Fighting Hunger

Identity is grateful for the quick and generous action of Business Leaders Fighting Hunger, who today donated $12,500 for emergency food support for Identity families suffering from sudden financial stress and hunger since the COVID 19 [...]

2020-03-27T20:17:11+00:00March 27th, 2020|Community Support, COVID-19|

Maryland Health Connection Opens Special Health Coverage Enrollment Period

Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has announced a Special Enrollment Period during Maryland’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) State of Emergency. Starting March 16, 2020, uninsured Maryland residents will have an additional opportunity to sign up for health coverage through [...]

2020-03-19T21:45:36+00:00March 19th, 2020|COVID-19|

Census 2020: Identity survey finds information gap in Latino community

This Fall, Identity surveyed 470 Latino adults on their Census 2020 intentions at school events, health fairs and other community gatherings both Upcounty and Down County. See the full report here. The majority say they plan [...]

2020-02-03T15:06:50+00:00January 29th, 2020|Community Support|
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