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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.


Resettlement Store Volunteer

Process in-kind donations and help refugee access needed goods


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

September 13, 2019

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


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

June 5, 2019

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


PhotoVoice Tells Story of New Roots' Impact

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