IRC in the News
The biggest challenge more than 100 school-age immigrants faced this summer was learning a new language, navigating a new culture and grasping basic city living skills at Refugee Youth Summer Academy, an education program run by the the International Rescue Committee in New York.
Nonprofit hopes growing plants will help new arrivals stay connected with their homeland
A garden is growing in the Bronx. But this is no ordinary square of soil. On 174th Street and East Tremont Avenue, Drew Gardens is a place of peace for New Yorkers who arguable need it most: refugees from around the world who have fled war and persecution.