IRC in the News
When Kadidja Ata came to the United States from Cameroon five years ago, she knew one word in English: “Hi.” A refugee from the Central African Republic, she was 17, and she couldn’t read or write.
On Tuesday, I posted some suggestions for how people could help the victims of Hurricane Sandy here in the US. I neglected to mention the horrific suffering in impoverished Haiti, which was pummeled by Sandy's devastating trajectory before she hit US shores.
LOS ANGELES—Sandy has left us stranded on the opposite coast, which means on Tuesday we found ourselves at the Geffen Contemporary art space downtown, where the Museum of Contemporary Art threw a party with Levi's and Intel to launch four of its Friends of MoCA T-shirts.
With a visit to Sierra Leone, Eva Mendes is helping raise awareness about serious issues affecting girls and women around the world.