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Posted by The IRC on June 20th, 2013
At a special World Refugee Day event at the U.S. State Department this morning, actress and IRC Voice Sarah Wayne Callies spoke of her trips with the International Rescue Committee to Iraq and Jordan to meet refugees fleeing Syria's civil war. more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 27th, 2013
We humans have gotten very good at waging war, but what about waging peace? That's the topic actress and IRC Voice Sarah Wayne Callies tackles in her latest blog, after returning from a trip to see IRC programs for Syrian refugees in Iraq and Jordan. more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 19th, 2013
Things are bad for Syrian refugees right now, despite the generosity of their hosts in Jordan, northern Iraq and elsewhere. Conditions are desperate in many places, and it’s heartbreaking to see children living in muddy tents... more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 8th, 2013
Darfur got George Clooney. Haiti got Sean Penn. Cambodia got Angelina Jolie. The Syrian Kurds got me, Sarah Wayne Callies. That is the simplest and most direct metric I know to convey how bad it is for them right now. more »
Posted by The IRC on January 25th, 2013
Actress Sarah Wayne Callies is a long-time supporter of the IRC — she's also one of our favorite bloggers. After writing about IRC programs in Thailand and the United States, she's now turning her attention to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 7th, 2012
Actress and IRC Voice Rashida Jones in Oprah Magazine: "After visiting a refugee camp in Thailand that the IRC provides assistance to, I was touched by the human ability to adapt when given the right tools." more »
Posted by The IRC on October 12th, 2012
Guess who visited the International Rescue Committee's Bronx New Roots garden on Wednesday? IRC Voice Rashida Jones! (That's malabar spinach she's eyeing.) more »
Posted by The IRC on August 2nd, 2012
Actress and IRC Voice Rashida Jones yesterday at the premiere of her film "Celeste and Jesse Forever" in New York City. The event benefitted the work of the IRC. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on July 20th, 2012
A warm welcome spiked with hot chili peppers was on the menu yesterday afternoon as two master chefs visited the IRC's New Roots farm at Drew Gardens in the Bronx. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 19th, 2012
Actress Rashida Jones talks about the most urgent refugee crises today and her work as an IRC Voice in an interview with MSN Causes for World Refugee Day. more »

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