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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Dallas, TX, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Volunteer Appreciation Week 2021

For National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting some of our volunteers who have helped the IRC in Dallas this year. Read about them here.


New Roots farmers feed their communities with homegrown vegetables

New Roots farmers grow vegetables in community gardens across Dallas. Read about a few of our growers that come back season after season.


Texas Winter Storm Update – IRC Response

Update: February 24, 2021. The IRC responded to extreme winter weather conditions affecting Texas, causing blackouts and water shortages. Both IRC locations in Dallas and Abilene are still closed however staff are actively responding to client needs remotely.


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Refugee Youth Lay Groundwork for Dallas Parks

Longtime friends Eh Kaw, Saw Lay, Tala, and Win Tin have always loved the outdoors. Now they're taking that passion and putting it into action in Dallas parks and beyond.


Creating a Home for the Holidays during COVID-19

This winter join us in welcoming families home for the holidays.


Former refugees vote for the first time

Bae Shae and Sui arrived in Texas as refugees eleven years ago. This year, the two women voted for the first time.


COVID-19 doesn’t stop employment training

The IRC in Dallas continues training clients for employment despite the pandemic. Take a look inside our Hospitality Link program.


Becoming a difference-maker

Josephine, an summer intern in the Academic Coaching program, reflects on her time helping students follow the path she took.


IRC Celebrates Welcoming Week

On September 12th through the 20th the IRC in Dallas celebrated Welcoming Week.