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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.


The Bush Institute and the IRC in Dallas

This summer, The IRC in Dallas partnered with the George W. Bush Institute to be a part of their Liberty and Leadership Forum.


IRC Dallas High School Pre-Graduation Ceremony

The IRC in Dallas hosted a robing ceremony for ten refugee kids on the eve of their graduation from Emmett J. Conrad High School.


GenR: Dallas Ramadan Iftar

GenR Dallas members, eager to meet and welcome the new members of their community, planned the Iftar to connect with refugees in a warm and culturally rich setting, hear their stories, relate to their experiences as well as inspire a strong community and neighborly relationships


Take Action: Tell Congress To Fight For Refugees

Please stand with us and urge your elected officials to fight for refugees.


GenR member participates in Texas Refugee Advocacy Day

GenR member, Suzanne Russo, recounts her experience at the first ever Texas Refugee Advocacy Day in Austin, TX.


Mother’s Day Reunion After 18 Years Apart

On April 12th, Alejandra arrived in Texas, 18 years after her mother first said goodbye in El Salvador.


SPARK!ing Creativity Among Refugees & the Dallas Community

Thank you to Fleishman Hillard for your support of our refugee families!


SMU Leaders Host Second Refugee Computer Class

The IRC in Dallas is pleased to announced that after the success of our last refugee computer class in November with students from SMU’s School of Engaged Learning, other interested SMU leaders wanted to recreate the opportunity because of how impactful it was!


The Refugee Crisis - Global Challenges, Local Solutions

The Refugee Crisis - Global Challenges, Local Solutions was a discussion panel and Q&A session on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 4 p.m. CDT in the Miller Event Center on the SMU campus. Includes SMU Professor Rick Halperin with an introduction; and the panel was led by David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee; with Ryan Crocker, a former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait and Lebanon; and Clay Jenkins, Dallas county judge and community leader. The event was co-sponsored by the International Rescue Committee in Dallas (https://www.rescue.org/dallas) and the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program


Other ways to get involved in Dallas

There are many ways to get involved with the IRC's work in Dallas!