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News from Elizabeth, NJ

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.


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.


A sneak peek into an IRC mentorship

The IRC in Elizabeth's mentor program offers clients and volunteers the opportunity to connect, develop, and support as clients grow into their new homes in New Jersey.


Assemblywoman Quijano visits the IRC in Elizabeth

Assemblywoman Quijano from the New Jersey legislature joined the IRC in Elizabeth for a meal, following her sponsorship of a bill to recognize World Refugee Day in New Jersey.


Community & Fire Safety Engagement in Elizabeth

Refugee clients received fun and informative safety training from the Elizabeth Police Department and Fire Department to strengthen community engagement and safety.


IRC in NJ Refugee Youth Summer Academy is Hiring!

The IRC in Elizabeth's Refugee Summer Academy (RYSA) is currently hiring for both paid and unpaid positions. RYSA serves academically and socially vulnerable youth, ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, to promote school readiness by the fall.


IRC in Elizabeth's Take Your Child to Work Day

Our office welcomed IRC employees' children for a fun an interactive day learning about our office's work!


Women In Action Graduation

New cohort of Haitian-Creole women find new success with Elizabeth's Women In Action Program.