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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.

Announcement

A Taste of Home

A new partnership between the IRC and a student-run initiative at UVA seeks to promote cultural exchange through food.

Announcement

Former IRC client Christian Ignoumba graduates from UVA

Ignoumba arrived in Charlottesville in 2010, and is now graduating with a degree in Foreign Affairs and French.

Announcement

New Roots' Michie Market gears up for summer!

Starting in June, you can find all kinds of fresh produce from our farmers at the Michie Drive farm stand every Thursday evening.

Announcement

A Network for Better Care

The IRC and University of Virginia Health System collaborate for exceptional refugee health care.

Event

We Rescue Lives: Your Home is Here

June 5, 2018

The IRC in Charlottesville's annual event, We Rescue Lives, is scheduled for June 5, 2018 at Kardinal Hall.

Volunteer

Child Watch Volunteer for Community Workshops

Entertain kids while their parents attend the New Roots Community Wellness Workshop!

Event

Citizenship Information Session

April 4, 2018

Learn about U.S. citizenship and the steps to becoming a citizen.

Announcement

Opening Arms: Preschool Scholarships for Refugee Kids

For years, Charlottesville’s University Montessori School has granted scholarships to IRC clients’ children.

Announcement

Creating Bridges through Bread

IRC clients lead cooking classes through the Albemarle County Public Schools "Bridges Through Bread" program.

Volunteer

Professional Mentor

Help clients to advance their careers in a variety of different fields.

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