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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Boise, ID, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Join the IRC in Boise for World Refugee Day celebrations THIS Saturday!

Join the IRC in Boise at one of four block parties to celebrate World Refugee Day, see flyer for more info!


Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States

High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.


Save the date June 22 for Ready to Welcome: States Lay the Foundation

Join the IRC on June 22 for a virtual World Refugee Day Legislative Summit hosted by the International Rescue Committee in partnership with the Refugee Advocacy Lab.


Mark your calendars! World Refugee Day coming up in June

World Refugee Day is on June 20th. Keep an eye out for IRC wide and Treasure Valley specific events.


Get ready to give! Idaho Gives starts TOMORROW

Idaho Gives is BACK!


Equality and choice: the IRC in Boise works to ensure COVID vaccine access

The IRC in Boise continues to translate and share community-oriented information about the vaccine, frequently asked questions, and how to schedule appointments for those who are ready and eligible.


Career Pathways to Launch Industrial Sewing Pre-Apprenticeship Program in April

The IRC in Boise will launch a new career pathway open to all — refugee, immigrant, and US born individuals — to upskill and train as industrial sewing technicians.


The Road to Justice in Humanitarian Work

The IRC in Boise seeks to improve refugee & immigrants' experiences of our services by better understanding complex U.S. and global Histories and adapting our services.


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Opening Session: Racial Justice in Humanitarian Work

Opening Session