International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Photo: Gerald Martone/IRC

Welcome to the GenR (Generation Rescue) community! 

 

We are a dynamic, diverse group of young professionals (under 45) who have joined forces to advance the humanitarian work of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

 

As a community, we engage others to support the IRC through advocacy, education, networking and fundraising. 

 

GenR is a force for change!

 

 

      

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How We Help

  • GenR advocates on behalf of uprooted people, raising awareness of forgotten humanitarian crises
  • GenR volunteers support refugees resettled right in their communities
  • GenR raises funds to support the IRC’s work with families uprooted by war or natural disaster
  • GenR spreads the word about the IRC and the people who are helped in their journey from harm to home.
  • GenR makes a real impact while connecting and having fun
August 21, 2014 | Blog Post
From IRC president David Miliband: "This week world leaders spoke on World Humanitarian Day about the dangers facing humanitarian workers. It is my very sad duty to report that these dangers came very close to home this week, with the tragic loss of three members of staff of one of our partner organizations in Pakistan."
August 19, 2014 | Blog Post
World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity to celebrate the humanitarian spirit and commemorate those who risk their lives helping others uprooted by conflict and natural disaster, working in the most difficult conditions on the frontlines of emergencies. Today, the IRC recognizes these brave humanitarians and remembers those who gave their lives while carrying out our mission.
August 19, 2014 | Blog Post
The Ebola outbreak devastating western Africa has presented daunting challenges to Liberia, Sierra Leone and surrounding countries, most of which have severely limited resources to fight the scourge. Since March, the IRC has been assisting Liberia’s ministry of health county health team in Lofa with its response to the crisis.
August 18, 2014 | Blog Post
The IRC has joined the 500 Day Countdown for Global Education campaign which calls for world leaders to ensure every child's basic right to go to school and learn. The IRC pledged to help make education for every child a global priority by the end of 2015.

GenR Steering Committee

Peter Alderman

Christopher Anderson

Kavita Bali

Brendan Ballou

Karen Begley

Sarah Booth

Arielle Cahill Hassid

Helena M. Cornell

Eric Fleet

Leigh Fleet

Melissa Janis

Farah Kathwari

Avinash Kaza

Andrew Klaber

Andrea Louie

Cia Moss

Tatiana Munoz

Elizabeth Novack

Ashley Passik

Aimee Saginaw

Danielle Sandars

Oliver Schulze

Andrea Strong

Alex Sweet

Ty Trippet

Atiya Weiss

Julie Winner