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GenR—short for Generation Rescue—is a group of young, influential humanitarians who have joined forces with the International Rescue Committee to help people survive conflict and disaster and rebuild their lives.

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10 Ways to Help Refugees & Immigrants in Washington

The United States has a long history of welcoming the most vulnerable people to rebuild their lives in America. Let us now live up to that tradition and meet all our neighbors with kindness and compassion. Here are some ways you can take action today!

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GenR: LA Force For Change Fundraiser Event

Through ticket sales and auction items, GenR: LA proved that we are indeed a force for change, raising over $31,000 for the IRC's work in LA and around the world.

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GenR: Charlottesville

Be a force for change in Charlottesville.

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GenR raises $8,000 to support the IRC in Silver Spring

On May 8, the DC Metro Chapter of GenR held a fundraising event at WeWork White House to raise money for the International Rescue Committee in Silver Spring’s efforts to make refugees feel at home in Maryland.

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GenR: Bay Area

Be a force for change in the Bay Area.

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This is Home Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

June 19, 2018

In honor of World Refugee Day, the International Rescue Committee in Silver Spring invites you to a screening of "This is Home."

Event

GenR: NY Force For Change Summer Party

July 17, 2018

Please join the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and GenR for an outdoor summertime celebration. Take in rooftop views of Lower Manhattan, chat with other young humanitarians, and meet IRC staff, including IRC President David Miliband.

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GenR: Trip to the Field: Sierra Leone

At the end of January 2018, four GenR members from Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, accompanied by IRC staff, traveled to Sierra Leone to visit the IRC’s programs and see their impact firsthand.

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GenR: Dallas

Be a Force for Change in the Dallas area.

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Leaving home to save their child [updates]

In the middle of the night, Ali Saadawi and his family raced in an ambulance from SeaTac Airport to a team of waiting doctors at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Fleeing the threat of death at the hands of extremists and battling time to save the life of his gravely ill seven-year-old son, Ali had spent the last two and a half years pleading for a chance to leave Iraq, to exchange home for safety. Now, with the support of the Seattle community, Ali and his family begin the journey of rebuilding their lives.

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