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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.


From refugee to refugee mentor

Arif Khazan knows better than anyone how difficult, stressful, and time-consuming integration into a new culture can be.


Documentary by Alexandra Shiva

This summer an as-yet-unnamed documentary is being shot in our offices by Peabody-award-winning director Alexandra Shiva.


Other ways to get involved in Baltimore

There are many more ways to support refugees in Baltimore.


Spread the word in Baltimore

Want to spread the word about making #RefugeesWelcome and also contribute more? There are various, creative ways to accomplish these goals simultaneously.


Items needed for refugees in Baltimore

The IRC has a volunteer-staffed donation shop where new refugees can take donated goods for free. This allows first resources provided to refugees to go farther.


How to intern in Baltimore

The IRC’s Baltimore office offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities throughout the year.


Donate to the IRC in Baltimore

Private donations contribute greatly to the success of the IRC's work. Although we receive state and federal funding for initial resettlement and employment services, the assistance we provide to refugee families beyond their first few months in the U.S. would not be possible without community support.


Photo Essay: A Kurdish Family in Baltimore

A photo essay by Allison Zaucha of an Iraqi Kurdish family in Baltimore, MD.


Refugee from a Forgotten War Finds New Home

Adam had to flee Darfur with his family when conflict broke out in 2003. With help from the IRC, he was recently resettled in Baltimore where his family can live in safety.


President and CEO David Miliband Pays Baltimore a Visit

David Miliband, current President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, visited the IRC Baltimore offices last month on his way back to Manhattan from his trip to Washington DC and the World Bank.