News from Charlottesville, VA
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IRC staff meet with Rep. Abigail Spanberger
IRC staff from Richmond and Charlottesville met with Virginia 7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger to discuss refugees' positive impact on the community.
Refugee Youth Visit Richmond to Build Civic Engagement
Seventeen refugee youth from across the Commonwealth of Virginia visited Richmond for a day of sightseeing, speakers and storytelling.
Child Watch Volunteer - Cultural Orientation
Entertain children while their parents participate in IRC programs.
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
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