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Posted by The IRC on October 2nd, 2014
The IRC was announced today as the first-ever official charity partner for the annual New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 21st, 2014
Against the backdrop of a perfect summer evening, almost 300 guests gathered on July 16 for the Fourth Annual GenR Summer Party at David Burke Garden in New York City's James Hotel. more »
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Posted by The IRC on July 4th, 2014
Forced to flee violence in Iraq, Bushra Naji and her family were resettled by the IRC in New York City in 2008. Watch and share her story to celebrate the Fourth of July, America's Independence Day. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on June 20th, 2014
The IRC introduced Nawida Saidhosin to the League of Kitchens, a New York-based workshop provides classes for small groups of students in the homes of immigrant cooks. Nawida was one of the six chosen to share her delicious recipes of Afghan cuisine. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 19th, 2014
June 20 is World Refugee Day. IRC offices across the United States and around the world are honoring the resilience and courage of refugees with a variety of events throughout the month of June. Here's a sampling. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 9th, 2014
The IRC is pleased to partner with Human Rights Watch to present two powerful films on refugee rights at the New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival, June 12-22. more »
Posted by Danielle Silber on June 3rd, 2014
With generous support from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, the IRC launched a MicroProducer Academy in 2013 to enable refugee farmers to adapt their existing skills to the U.S. agricultural landscape and marketplace. more »
Posted by Jordan Helton on March 20th, 2014
Early on a Saturday night at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, 14 refugee students from around the globe shared the fabled stage with acclaimed lyric soprano Danielle de Niese. more »
Posted by Jordan Helton on February 14th, 2014
Married couple Shamini and Sathiya, refugees from Sri Lanka, say they almost never celebrate Valentine’s Day. Not out of indifference to the holiday, but out of habit. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 5th, 2013
This Election Day, for the first time, Bushra Naji will head to the polls with millions of other Americans. Forced to flee violence in Iraq, Bushra and her family were resettled by the IRC in New York City in 2008. more »

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