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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.


IRC LA Citizenship Classes Expanding to Vernon Library

IRC LA Citizenship and Financial Literacy program now includes Vernon Library


FREE Summer Citizenship Classes: Now Enrolling!

Summer Citizenship classes now starting at local Los Angeles Public Libraries


Now Hiring: AmeriCorps Job Placement

The IRC in LA is now hiring for the position of AmeriCorps Job Placement


GenR: LA Force For Change Fundraiser Event

Through ticket sales and auction items, GenR: LA proved that we are indeed a force for change, raising over $31,000 for the IRC's work in LA and around the world.


Support Refugee Families from our Amazon Wishlist

Support refugee families in Los Angeles by purchasing much needed home goods from our Amazon Wishlist.


GenR: LA presents Force For Change Photo Exhibition

June 7, 2018

GenR: LA is proud to host the photo exhibition The Vision Project on Thursday, June 7th at Greenbar Distillery in Los Angeles.


This Is Home Screening and Discussion

June 6, 2018

Join us as we celebrate World Refugee Day with a screening of This Is Home


From Dishwasher To Chef In One Year

IRC LA’s Early Employment graduate Francisco Rodriguez is living his American dream as a new chef in downtown Los Angeles.


GenR: Trip to the Field: Sierra Leone

At the end of January 2018, four GenR members from Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, accompanied by IRC staff, traveled to Sierra Leone to visit the IRC’s programs and see their impact firsthand.


New Vocational ESL classes begin on October 17th

Our new Fall Session of Vocational ESL classes start on Tuesday, October 17th from 6pm - 8pm.