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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.


From refugee to community leader: one woman's story of giving back

Umniyah Aljandeel works to narrow the cultural gap with refugees in Dallas


Thank You, #TeamTolassa

On November 4th, 2018, Tolassa ran in his first marathon less than one year after being resettled to the United States - thank you to everyone who made this possible!


Trapped by My Identity: A Syrian-American Student on Reclaiming ‘Refugee’

In the ninth installment of the IRC in Dallas’s Youth Voices series, Manar Kharchou remembers the experiences that changed her life and reclaims her identity on her terms.


GenR: Dallas Force For Change - A Smashing Success!

On October 11, GenR: Dallas hosted its third annual Force For Change.


Texas Welcomes Suzy Cop, Executive Director!

The IRC in Texas is proud to welcome new Executive Director Suzy Cop!


Refugee youth benefit from new Academic Coaching program

This year, the IRC in Dallas is launching a new initiative to benefit refugee youth.


Welcome a Family Home For The Holidays This Winter

This November 2nd, the IRC in Dallas will officially kick off our Home for the Holidays (formerly Adopt A Family) giving program.


Warm welcome coat drive

By donating clean, new or like-new winter items, you are supporting newly arrived refugee adults and children as they strive to regain control of their future and thrive in our community.


Youth voices: rediscovering home in Dallas gardens

Win Tin and his family were resettled in Dallas from Thailand in 2015. He is in the eleventh grade at Emmett J. Conrad High School. This past summer, Win Tin participated in the Youth Food Justice Internship at the IRC in Dallas, and was asked to write about his experience.


Here, we are grateful to be North Texans.

Every year on North Texas Giving Day, we’re reminded just how much we love North Texas.