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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.


Youth Voices: An Essay on the Importance of Representation

In the first installation of Youth Voices, a Dallas high school student, resettled by the IRC in 2013, pens an essay on the importance of African and African American historical representation in school.


Sixth Grade Robotics Team Tackles Clean Water Access for Refugees

Late one Thursday afternoon, a group of unlikely experts entered the IRC in Dallas' office to lay out their plan for conquering the challenge of access to clean drinking water in Bangladeshi refugee camps.


GenR: Dallas Force for Change Party

A crowd of more than 150 GenR members and IRC supporters gathered at AMS Pictures in Dallas to celebrate and raise money to help IRC Dallas.


Giving Thanks in Leah's Kitchen

This past November, the IRC joined with community partners and leaders in Dallas to share a Thanksgiving meal with refugee families.


Adopt A Family This Holiday Season!

In this tumultuous year, share true Texan generosity and show our refugee families that they are welcome and wanted in America.


From New Arrival to Mayor's Intern: Seeing the IRC from Both Sides

Rooha Haghar spent this past summer as the IRC in Dallas' first ever Dallas Mayor's Intern Fellow. We asked her to write about her experience both as a client and an intern with the IRC.


New Mobile App Helps IRC Clients in Dallas

Technology developed by a Dallas caseworker is providing a simple online guide to essential local services for refugees and immigrants.


A Place to Call Home

Former client and current staff member, Sian Khai, purchases his family's first home.


Internship Opportunities

The IRC in Dallas offers a variety of unpaid internships for recent graduates and students currently enrolled in an educational institution.


Group Volunteer Opportunities

The IRC in Dallas offers team oriented activities throughout the year. These activities range from group work days at a refugee garden to organizing a donation drive. Gather your corporate team, co-workers, family or friends and get involved!