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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.


IRC in Charlottesville helps welcome Syrian refugees

The travel party that encompassed the 10,000th Syrian refugee was welcomed by IRC offices in San Diego and Charlottesville.


Lunch Break Teach-in: Global Immigration in Crisis

September 23, 2016

David LeBlang, Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia to address the global immigration crisis.


IRC in Charlottesville Recognizes Refugee Students’ Achievements

On August 8, the IRC in Charlottesville hosted a back-to-school event.


Citizenship Information Session

August 24, 2016

Hosted by the Northside Library (705 W. Rio Road, Charlottesville, VA)


Resettlement Store in Charlottesville Undergoes Transformation

The Resettlement Store was redone with help from a grant by the Junior League of Charlottesville.


Refugees Swear in as New Americans at Monticello

Seventeen former refugees became American Citizens on July 4th the Monticello


IRC in Charlottesville and Community Partners host Refugee Job Fair

IRC in Charlottesville and the Workforce Center hosted a job fair for Refugees on June 24.


New Roots farmers take entrepreneurial steps

Advanced New Roots farmers make progress in building their business skills – and their businesses.


Help refugees stay cool this summer

With temperatures on the rise, the IRC in Charlottesville is in need of fans and window air conditioning units for refugees renting apartments without central air conditioning.


Congratulations to the Class of 2016

Charlottesville High School graduated the Class of 2016 on June 2 at John Paul Jones Arena.