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Posted by The IRC on September 21st, 2013
Times columnist Nicholas Kristof introduces us to Muhammad, a seventh-grader still recovering from the torture he endured after standing up to injustice in Syria. The IRC is helping the boy and his family in neighboring Jordan. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 13th, 2013
IRC president David Miliband speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour about the Syria crisis ... plus other recent media coverage touching on the IRC's work around the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 6th, 2013
"The happiest people I have met are those in service to others," writes CBS News anchor Scott Pelley in USA Weekend. Among them, he says, are IRC volunteers. Read Pelley's essay and learn how you can volunteer with us. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 29th, 2012
KPBS San Diego yesterday ran a charming radio / TV feature about the IRC's after school program for refugee children who need one-on-one attention -- and their parents. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 26th, 2012
A lovely story on the homepage of the New York Times today profiles the IRC's New Roots program in Phoenix. Be sure to check out the accompanying slideshow. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 5th, 2012
In a story published today in the Washington Post, the IRC's Ruben Chandrasekar describes how community gardening benefits refugees who have been granted sanctuary in the United States. more »
Posted by The IRC on August 10th, 2012
The IRC’s Melanie Megevand in Jordan and Sanj Srikanthan in Lebanon discuss the Syrian refugee crisis on WNYC radio's "The Leonard Lopate Show." more »
Posted by The IRC on August 6th, 2012
The IRC's Ronald-Paul Veilleux on Congolese villages caught in the crossfire of fighting between army troops and rebels ... plus other recent media coverage. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 22nd, 2012
A teenage survivor of sexual assault who received counseling at an IRC center in Sierra Leone tells her story to The Irish Times ... plus other recent media coverage touching on the IRC's work around the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 8th, 2012
Mashable on the IRC's "rocking" International Women's Day social media campaign ... plus other recent media coverage of our work around the world. more »

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