News from Baltimore, MD
Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Baltimore, MD, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.
Intern Spotlight: Fia Brody
Fiametta “Fia” Brody is a recent graduate of the University of Washington in Saint Louis. She has been interning with the IRC’s health team over the course of spring and summer, 2020.
From Afghanistan to Maryland
Mohammad and his family make a fresh start.
Apply for fall 2020 internships by August 10
We are now accepting applications for fall and year-long internships. Applications are due by 5pm ET on Wednesday, August 10.
On the murder of George Floyd and its aftermath
An open letter to the community by the executive director of the IRC in Maryland.
Community support for refugee families during the pandemic
IRC and partners are continuing to make an impact for low income refugee families as they experience job loss, food insecurity and isolation.
Essential and displaced workers during the pandemic
While many IRC clients have continued to work during the COVID-19 crisis, others have been laid off and are now looking for new jobs. Read more about Tim, May, Prisca and Buswaza.
Youth Success Coach Volunteer
Youth success coaches are matched with 1-2 refugee youth (ages 15-24) to provide support to meet their goals. The next cohort will begin in September 2020.
IRC continues services during COVID-19
As the coronavirus continues to impact our communities, the IRC in Baltimore remains committed to supporting our clients with high quality resettlement and immigration legal services. Now more than ever, IRC staff and clients rely on a network of public and private partners for support.
IRC staff working remotely as of March 23, 2020
As of Monday, March 23, 2020 the IRC’s office in Baltimore will be closed to protect the health of clients, partners, staff and the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Our staff will continue to work remotely and will maintain regular remote contact and appointments with the individuals and families we serve.
Volunteer and intern activities suspended while IRC in Baltimore provides remote services
In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the IRC has made some changes to our programs and operations in order to help prevent the spread of the illness in our community and to protect the health of our clients, onsite partners, volunteers, and staff.