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.
New Roots Participants Shine at Local Food Local Places Workshop
The workshop, hosted by the Charlottesville Food Justice Network (CFJN), included a tour of urban agriculture sites and sessions focused on local food access.
Charlottesville Service Providers Recognized at State Resettlement Conference
Heidi Gordon of PVCC and the Women's Initiative were among those receiving awards.
Lunch & Learn with the IRC: Refugee Voices
Brown-bag round-table discussion with former refugee community members
Items needed for refugees in Charlottesville
The IRC in Charlottesville is committed to bringing our beneficiaries from harm to home. As a part of that commitment, we provide them with necessities they will need to start rebuilding their lives here. To do this, the IRC relies on donated items from community partners that are passed into the hands of our beneficiaries free of charge either through our Resettlement Store or as part of an initial apartment setup.
6 Things You Can Do This Summer To Help Refugees in Charlottesville
Your summer check list to make #RefugeesWelcome
IRC in Charlottesville Recognizes Refugee Students' Achievements
Nineteen students were recognized for their achievements this year including significant progress in math or reading, expanding their vocabulary and even learning to read Braille.
Child Watch Volunteer - ESL Class
Entertain young children while their parents attend English Class at our office
Refugee Voices: New American Stories
Tickets are now on sale for the IRC in Charlottesville's annual fundraising event.
IRC in Charlottesville Open House
The IRC in Charlottesville invites community members, partner agencies, current and former clients, donors and volunteers to an Open House as part of the Tom Tom Founders Festival.
PhotoVoice Tells Story of New Roots' Impact
New Roots participants answer the question “How has New Roots affected my life?” through their own photographs.