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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 Welcomes New AmeriCorps Member

IRC LA welcomes new AmeriCorps member to the Early Employment Program: Krista Lupas.


IRC LA's Citizenship & Financial Capability Program Expands to LA County Libraries

IRC LA's popular Citizenship & Financial Capability Program is now available in West Covina!


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.


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.


GenR: Member Profile

The fastest growing GenR chapter in IRC history, GenR: LA is full of diverse and caring members with extraordinary backgrounds. In the past four months, we've grown from a group of eight people interested in learning more about the IRC to a group of 83 passionate professionals, working and living in the Los Angeles area.