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

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Celebrating children's hopes and dreams through art

In honor of International Day of the Girl and Women's History Month, we asked boys and girls in our Unaccompanied Children program to share their hopes and dreams for women and girls around the world through paintings, drawings, and self-portraits.

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Volunteer spotlight series

Volunteers play a critical role in our work, and we are so grateful for their invaluable contribution in cultivating welcome and integrating newcomers into the community. Get to know some of these dedicated and compassionate humanitarians in our new monthly Volunteer Spotlight Series!

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IRC offers free financial coaching to refugees, asylees, and immigrants in Southern California

IRC's free financial coaching services have helped hundreds of newly arrived refugees, asylees, and immigrants get on the path to financial success in Southern California. Read about Stella's experience and how her financial coach helped her to not only budget and understand credit, but also gain confidence, feel empowered, and set dreams for her future once again.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

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IRC Los Angeles' Emergency Response Fund for Afghan Refugees

Housing remains one of the most urgent needs in resettling Afghan SIVs in Southern California. The Emergency Housing Fund will directly support recently arrived refugees with emergency housing and rental support. Help us welcome our new neighbors and donate today.

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How to help our Afghan neighbors in Los Angeles

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Los Angeles is working alongside communities and partners to support Afghans living in Southern California and ensure a warm welcome for those families soon to arrive in the coming weeks and months. Here are four ways you can help.

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Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States

High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.

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High School Opportunities

Help support newly arrived refugees in your community by providing them with the resources, advocacy, and support necessary to thrive.

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Congratulations to our intern, Ashley Mossaad!

Please join us in congratulating IRC-LA's Integration intern, Ashley Mossaad, who was selected as one of eight recipients to receive an IRC scholarship opportunity for interns from the BIPOC and immigrant community.

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Target wish-lists for refugees

Provide a warm welcome to a recently arrived refugee family by helping us fulfill our Target wish-lists!

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