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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 [...]

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

All MCPS schools will be closed from March 16 to March 27

On 3/12/2020 MCPS announced that schools will be closed starting March 16 until March 27. Please visit MCPS Website and Coronavirus Web Page to stay up-to-date with MCPS latest information. Visit Identity's COVID-19 Updates & [...]

By |2020-03-18T15:55:01+00:00March 16th, 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 [...]

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

Identity youth travel to Annapolis to see policy in action

On January 13, students in Identity's youth advocacy program, PODER (People Organizing, Determined, Empowered, and Ready) - the Spanish word for 'power' -  traveled to Annapolis to learn the history of the Annapolis State House [...]

By |2020-01-14T22:47:45+00:00January 14th, 2020|Advocacy, Program News|

Black and Brown Coalition efforts in Montgomery County highlighted in Washington Post piece

The Black and Brown Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence, founded in part by Identity, was labeled as "perhaps the most promising recent development" in Montgomery County's focus on equity in a recent Opinion piece from [...]

By |2019-12-02T19:56:43+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Advocacy, Identity in the News|

From one group of middle schoolers to another: snacks and support

Students from Thomas W. Pyle Middle School in Montgomery County prepared a mountain of snacks in individual bags for their fellow middle school students in Identity’s after-school program at Neelsville Middle School, leaving a special [...]

By |2020-01-02T21:41:14+00:00November 27th, 2019|Community Support|

Neighbors give Thanksgiving embrace to Identity youth

Identity’s Youth Opportunity Center clients and their families feasted on a traditional Thanksgiving meal in what has become an annual gathering with Neighbors Rising, a virtual community of neighbors in the Maryland/DC area. For the [...]

By |2019-11-27T20:06:08+00:00November 20th, 2019|Community Support|