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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.

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.

Event

Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US

March 7, 2019

Join this webinar briefing with the International Rescue Committee to learn about the current and future status of refugee resettlement in the US and hear about some of our special program to help refugees rebuild their lives. Resettlement is an important part of IRC’s work with refugees. Learn about the comprehensive services the IRC provides within the first months of a refugee’s arrival in the United States as well as the current state of refugee resettlement in the US.

Event

The Foreigner's Home Film Screening

February 21, 2019

A documentary film featuring Toni Morrison and Edwidge Danticat

Event

IRC in Charlottesville New Roots PhotoVoice Gallery

January 30, 2019

A collection of photos that explores how New Roots has affected participants

Announcement

Tandem students extend warm welcome to refugees in Charlottesville

Students from Tandem Friends School delivered groceries to newly-arrived families just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Announcement

New Roots celebrates the 2018 growing season in Charlottesville

The fifth annual New Roots Harvest Party brought together clients, volunteers, and community members for a fun-filled afternoon.

Announcement

IRC in Charlottesville 2018 Holiday Wish List

Brighten a refugee families' holiday season.

Volunteer

Apartment Set-up Volunteer

Help to welcome newly-arrived refugee families by furnishing and decorating their apartment.

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