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News from Charlottesville, VA

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


US Election - What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about the Nov. 3, 2020 U.S. elections.


Youth Mentor

Adult mentors in the Charlottesville community are paired with a mentee and help guide the youth through important life transitions and decisions.


The IRC in Charlottesville Welcomes Four AmeriCorps Service Members

The new AmeriCorps members will support our health, employment and youth programs.


Meet Isabel, a Local Student with Global Goals

After facing initial challenges in school, Isabel joined the MYVA program and is now thriving and helping other refugee students to succeed.


Djenny's Nursing Dream Come True

Her dream of nursing followed her from Uganda to the U.S. Now she's earned her CNA in a pandemic and is caring for the community that welcomed her.


IRC in Charlottesville Refugee Amazon Wishlists

Purchase needed items for refugee families to be delivered directly to their doorstep.


Welcoming Week Webinar and Discussion

September 16, 2020

Join the IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond, and Dr. Andrew Sharp for a discussion of the role of interfaith communities in serving refugees.


Rock the Vote

In 2020, Millennials and Generation Z will comprise nearly 40% of American voters. Share this link and encourage your friends to register today!


New Roots Families Bond Over Bean Harvest

Harvesting beans is a family activity for the New Roots gardeners.


IRC Interpreter Services is Expanding

Interpreter Services is looking for candidates to train and add to their growing remote interpreting pool.