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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.


GenR: Dallas Force For Change Home Photo Exhibit

Join GenR: Dallas on October 11 for their annual Force For Change!


IRC in Dallas welcomes a new Executive Director!

Welcome to Suzy Cop!


Here: North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day is September 20th.


Refugee student awarded scholarship

When Mukabera Uwamaria was 15 years old, she fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After five months on the run, she arrived at a refugee camp in Rwanda, where she lived for the next 20 years. There, she met her husband, Eugene, and had four children. The oldest of whom is Elysee Ishimwe. Today, the family has a home in Dallas, Texas. Elysee, now an 11 year old attending Sam Tasby Middle School, was recently the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from his elementary school. He will be awarded the money upon high school education to go towards continuing education.


Youth voices: finding my voice

Frishta Nasari reflects on her experiences as a newly-arrived refugee and a Dallas Mayor's Intern at the IRC


Staff spotlight: Sharefa Daw

Meet Sharefa Daw, Resettlement Caseworker at the IRC in Dallas.


Under the summer sun

Anita Adhikari writes for the sixth installment of the Youth Voices series, recollecting her favorite days of summer vacation in Nepal.


Social work student program meets client driven needs

Capacity at the IRC in Dallas is multiplied by investing in social workers.


IRC in Texas Celebrates World Refugee Day

See how the IRC in Dallas and the IRC in Abilene celebrated World Refugee Day!


Robing ceremony celebrates refugee youth

The thirteen high school graduates recognized at the Robing Ceremony hosted by the International Rescue Committee in Dallas on June 1st sound like any high achieving high-schoolers.