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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.


Bring Out The Vote

The IRC in Virginia has launched a campaign to help newly naturalized citizens exercise their right to vote.


Listen to VPM’s New Podcast Titled "Resettled"

Learn more about the resettlement process in the United States in VPM's new podcast.


New Roots Micro-Producers Provide Covid-19 Relief

With growing concerns of food insecurity and health problems, our micro-producers are glad to be able to supply fresh, local produce to those in need.


Become An AmeriCorps Member with the IRC in Virginia

The International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville and Richmond is looking to fill seven AmeriCorps positions for our offices. These are full-time one year positions staring in September 2020.


Join the New Roots team as the Farm and Garden Assistant

The International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville is hiring a part-time farm and garden assistant for the growing season!


Stay Home Camp Out for Refugees

June 14, 2020

This World Refugee Day, join the IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond for a week-long show of solidarity with refugees worldwide.


New Roots Holds First Volunteer Workday of the Season

This is the first in-person activity that has been held since the COVID-19 shutdown. The IRC is following the CDC guidance around COVID-19.


Refugee Leaders Graduate IRC Leadership Training

Eight leaders completed the year long program aimed at equipping them with the tools and connections to develop their leadership potential.


New shoots for New Roots!

New Roots Charlottesville is excited to introduce you to our new team members.


Serving refugees during stay-at-home orders

The IRC continues to deliver life-saving programs to the refugee and immigrant community in Charlottesville, while adjusting to the realities of working remotely.