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News from New York, NY

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in New York, NY, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Immigration workshops launch in 2020

Volunteers make all the difference at the IRC in NY's mock naturalization interview workshops.


Car donation brightens this holiday season!

A generous donation empowers a Salvadoran family in Long Island.


Dress for Success with the LITs!

IRC in NY's Leaders in Training program held their first Dress for Success day to find their perfect interview outfits.


Halloween Festival at the Farm!

Join the IRC in NY's New York program for our annual Halloween Festival!


20 Years of RYSA

The IRC in NY celebrates two decades of its flagship youth program, the Refugee Youth Summer Academy.


You’re invited! Immigrant Artists & Art in NYC

Visit Soho Photo Gallery this fall for an exhibit exploring refugee and immigrant experiences.


Saturday Learning Series Youth Tutor

At the IRC office in midtown Manhattan, IRC volunteer tutors provide Saturday homework assistance from 10:00am-12: 30 pm for refugee youth. Youth tutors promote English language learning and academic achievement through assisting students with their homework, academic & cultural enrichment activities and regularly reviewing student progress.


Finding peace in Prospect Park

Dr. Chok Tenzin Monlam, an IRC in NY Economic Empowerment client, was invited to be a guest lecturer at University Open Air, a three-week lecture series organized by the Brooklyn Public Library and Prospect Park Alliance.


New Roots makes the news!

The IRC's New Roots Community Farm was on the local Fox 5 news sharing the many benefits of urban farms and green spaces for community building and wellness.


Naturalization workshop a vital support in NYC

The IRC in NY's new naturalization workshops allow clients to practice before their naturalization interviews with USCIS.