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News from Dallas, TX

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.


IRC's Texas Offices Celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. See how the IRC's Texas offices celebrated their volunteers this year!


Staff Spotlight: Chaundra Finley-Merrell, LMSW

Meet Chaundra Finley-Merrell, LMSW, the Mental Health Coordinator for the IRC in Dallas.


Recently Resettled Refugee Races in Half Marathon

Former competitive runner places 2nd in his division in the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon, only four months after resettling in Dallas.


Youth Voices: International Poetry Day

Youth Voices, Issue 2: March 21 is World Poetry Day, and we are highlighting poems written by two middle school students, who were both resettled in Dallas.


GenR: Dallas

Be a Force for Change in the Dallas area.


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.


IRC in Dallas Corporate Engagement Opportunities

The IRC in Dallas offers corporate engagement opportunities throughout the year. These activities range from work days at a community garden to a career day hosted at your office. Gather your team and co-workers, and get involved!


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.