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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.


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.


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.