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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

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.

Announcement

Charlottesville Service Providers Recognized at State Resettlement Conference

Heidi Gordon of PVCC and the Women's Initiative were among those receiving awards.

Event

Lunch & Learn with the IRC: Refugee Voices

September 13, 2019

Brown-bag round-table discussion with former refugee community members

Announcement

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.

Announcement

6 Things You Can Do This Summer To Help Refugees in Charlottesville

Your summer check list to make #RefugeesWelcome

Announcement

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.

Volunteer

Child Watch Volunteer - ESL Class

Entertain young children while their parents attend English Class at our office

Event

Refugee Voices: New American Stories

June 5, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the IRC in Charlottesville's annual fundraising event.

Event

IRC in Charlottesville Open House

April 9, 2019

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.

Announcement

PhotoVoice Tells Story of New Roots' Impact

New Roots participants answer the question “How has New Roots affected my life?” through their own photographs.

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