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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.


David Miliband's Op-ed in The Washington Post

"It is no exaggeration to say that if current trends continue, the U.S. government will have no refugee resettlement program at the end of this administration." - David Miliband, President and CEO of the IRC


The Official Launch Event for GenR: Baltimore!

May 16, 2018

This is the official launch event for the Baltimore chapter of GenR. New to the IRC and GenR? Get a ticket and learn more at the event!


In Memory of Tun Than: A life lived in the service of others

In Memory of Tun Than: Senior Caseworker for the IRC in Baltimore


Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US

March 22, 2018

Join this webinar briefing to gain insight into the experiences of refugees resettling to the United States and the impact on their mental and emotional health. Guests will hear from IRC staff who are creating unique wellness programs to help refugees flourish in their new country.


Acid Attack Victim Becomes a U.S. Citizen

Henry Cole is an asylee from Liberia who got injured by an acid attack. After years of suffering he finally gets medical treatment and his citizenship in Maryland.


IRC End of the Year Celebration and Team Building Day

To celebrate the end of 2017, the Silver Spring and Baltimore offices of the International Rescue Committee gathered together for a day of team building to honor and acknowledge the success of our clients and employees in taking the IRC mission to the next level.


We're looking for Spring 2018 interns!

If you or someone you know is looking for an internship for the Spring semester, please contact...


Become a GenR Member at the New Baltimore Chapter!

GenR, short for Generation Rescue, is a group of young professionals from a wide range of industries and diverse backgrounds who care deeply about helping families around the world who have been uprooted by persecution, conflict, and natural disaster.


Join the Family Mentor Program

Help our clients one-on-one!


The Resettlement Shop is open!

Here are our drop-off times: Mondays: 10am-2pm Tuesdays: 10am-2pm Wednesday: 10am-2pm 1st Saturdays of the month: 12-2pm