WAMU reporter Sasha-Ann Simons reported on the tremendous leaps in reading that Latino youth enrolled in Identity's elementary school reading and social-emotional program are making. This is a great reminder of the Promise of Latino Youth and [...]
Identity co-founder Candace Kattar was profiled on Telemundo Washington’s “Heroés Entre Nosotros”. The segment highlighted her 30 years of steadfast support for the Latino community in the Washington DC area – first as a lawyer, then at [...]
The New Year brings new and expanded out-of-school-time programs to 170 Identity youth. Thanks to Maryland’s 21st Century Community Learning Center grants, students at Whetstone Elementary, Neelsville Middle School, Wheaton, and Watkins Mill High Schools will [...]
Makes a business argument for equity in education saying, “We cannot afford the status quo”. As the first Latino council member in Montgomery County history and the current President, Nancy Navarro’s OpEd highlights The Promise of [...]
Washington Post: Promise of Latino Youth study underscores the struggle many Latino students face in Montgomery County.
The article by education reporter Donna St. George begins with the fact that a troubling number of Latino students in one of the nation’s most prosperous counties are unprepared for kindergarten, lag in reading, drop out [...]
A new report by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health found that Latino youth in Montgomery County express high academic motivation, high academic expectations, and a positive outlook for the future, [...]
We are kicking off our 20th anniversary year with a report and discussion of how to close the gap between the bright future Latino youth dream of and the reality of their lost potential.
Nearly 300 people packed the cafeteria at Gaithersburg Middle School Thursday night to question the three candidates running for Montgomery County Executive, about issues of interest to the Latino community. This forum was organized by Identity, [...]
Engage with the candidates for County Executive and ask your questions! Identity sponsors County Executive Forum for Latino [...]
Identity is pleased to be a co-sponsor of a Board of Education Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 pm at the MCPS Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, Carver Auditorium. As the [...]