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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

Former IRC client Christian Ignoumba graduates from UVA

Ignoumba arrived in Charlottesville in 2010, and is now graduating with a degree in Foreign Affairs and French.

Announcement

New Roots' Michie Market gears up for summer!

Starting in June, you can find all kinds of fresh produce from our farmers at the Michie Drive farm stand every Thursday evening.

Announcement

A Network for Better Care

The IRC and University of Virginia Health System collaborate for exceptional refugee health care.

Event

Citizenship Information Session

April 4, 2018

Learn about U.S. citizenship and the steps to becoming a citizen.

Announcement

Opening Arms: Preschool Scholarships for Refugee Kids

For years, Charlottesville’s University Montessori School has granted scholarships to IRC clients’ children.

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Creating Bridges through Bread

IRC clients lead cooking classes through the Albemarle County Public Schools "Bridges Through Bread" program.

Volunteer

Professional Mentor

Help clients to advance their careers in a variety of different fields.

Announcement

Apply for summer internships in Charlottesville!

The IRC hosts student interns in each of our departments, both during the summer and the academic year.

Announcement

IRC goes to Capitol Hill

IRC advocates urge lawmakers in Washington to meet 45,000 refugee ceiling in fiscal year 2018.

Announcement

Reflections on the 2017 Travel Ban

Last year’s first travel ban caused chaos for a local IRC family waiting to see their relatives resettled in Charlottesville.

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