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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Elizabeth, NJ, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Perspective - Interning with the IRC in Elizabeth

The IRC in Elizabeth welcomes interns in every semester who work directly with clients and ensure the office runs smoothly day in and day out. Sera is a Master of Social Work candidate at Rutgers University in New Jersey who is interning at the IRC's office in Elizabeth. She offers a window into the intern experience with the IRC!


Employer Appreciation in Elizabeth

The IRC in Elizabeth hosts an Employer Appreciation Breakfast annually to celebrate the partnerships empowering refugee and immigrant employment in New Jersey.


Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US

March 7, 2019

Join this webinar briefing with the International Rescue Committee to learn about the current and future status of refugee resettlement in the US and hear about some of our special program to help refugees rebuild their lives. Resettlement is an important part of IRC’s work with refugees. Learn about the comprehensive services the IRC provides within the first months of a refugee’s arrival in the United States as well as the current state of refugee resettlement in the US.


New staff enlivens NJ's immigration services

Exciting professional developments for staff and new leadership have the IRC in Elizabeth's immigration services on a new path to success.


Emergency fund empowers the IRC in NJ

The IRC in NJ's emergency fund empowers staff to quickly serve those in need.


Car donation in NJ empowers client

Scott Nicholas, a support of the IRC in Elizabeth made a thoughtful and uncommon gift to IRC client Tariq.


Celebrating New Jersey's Refugee Youth Summer Academy

As the school year begins, the IRC in Elizabeth's Education & Learning Supervisor reflects on this year's summer youth programming success.


The IRC in NJ's littlest client

The IRC in Elizabeth had a very unusual resettlement client this year.


New opportunities with the Cheesecake Factory in NJ

Elizabeth's Economic Empowerment team builds a relationship with the Cheesecake Factory network in New Jersey to open new job opportunities for IRC clients.


Updating skills for a new career in New Jersey

In seeking new training to update skills from his home country, IRC client Daniel is well on his way to a promising new career and self sufficiency in New Jersey.