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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.


How to volunteer in Los Angeles

Through the IRC in Los Angeles' varied volunteer opportunities, individuals are able to share their unique experience and expertise directly with the IRC's refugee and asylee clients. We currently operate several highly effective programs designed to meet a variety of refugee and asylee newcomers' needs.


GenR: LA Bikes For Refugees Volunteer Day

The GenR: LA leadership team led a fundraising campaign, which supported transportation costs, as well as the purchase of 10 brand new bicycles, which were distributed to the clients.


Join Us! - Now Hiring Job Placement Americorps in Los Angeles

The IRC in Los Angeles accepting applications in our Economic Empowerment team for an Americorps Job Placement position.


IRC Celebrates New U.S. Citizen

After two years of studying with the IRC, Rafaela Nunfio has finally become a U.S. citizen.


Internship opportunities in Los Angeles

The IRC provides opportunities for refugees to thrive in America. In Los Angeles and many other regional offices across the country, the IRC helps them rebuild their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. To accomplish this, IRC-LA relies heavily on efforts by our interns and volunteers.


Afghan Family Finds Refuge in Los Angeles after Risking Everything To Help the U.S.

The Barikzai family sacrificed their safety to help the U.S. in Afghanistan. Now, they’re making a new life here.


Women Balance Money to Stabilize the Future in Economic Empowerment Program

In the IRC’s new women’s economic empowerment program, low-income immigrant women learn to manage their families’ resources and navigate the American financial system.


What’s better than laughing for a cause?

On Wednesday, June 14, The Big Sick Comedy Tour came to Los Angeles and the IRC was there.


Refugee Finds Financial Opportunity and Friendship through IRC

After coming to Los Angeles in December, Taha Khshali has already found a job, his friends and his footing working with the IRC in LA’s early employment program.


Take Action: Tell Congress To Fight For Refugees

Please stand with us and urge your elected officials to fight for refugees.