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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.

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A rewarding Leaders in Training Program: Graduating with confidence

At the end of May, the LIT students gathered at the NRCF to celebrate the completion of the LIT program. The Youth Education Coordinator and Youth Education Intern hosted the LIT ceremony on a bright sunny day. Together, they celebrated their cohort’s successful college enrollment, confident leadership, and motivation to advocate for their education.

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A role model for my sister

The IRC in NY chatted with one client who is a mother figure for her younger sister. They both left Afghanistan in early fall with the hope to be safe. Their mother had passed away and they left behind their family members. The older sister made it a priority to concentrate on what she could change.

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Intern Spotlight: Saif, E&L IRC in NY

Intern Spotlight: Saif, E&L IRC in NY

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Intern Spotlight: Elise, EE IRC in NY

Intern Spotlight: Elise, EE IRC in NY

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Lautenberg Program for Former Soviet Union

Lautenberg Program for Former Soviet Union

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Did you attend the Awesome Human Day Virtual event?

Once again, the IRC in NYNJ thanks Nataly and her team for bringing a joyous and important talk that relates the migrant experience to a vision of work-life balance in America. To learn more about Nataly Kogan’s Awesome Human Day movement and her book, The Awesome Human Project.

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5th Graders Fundraise to support the IRC in NY

The IRC in NY is so grateful for the collaboration between PS 154 Harriet Tubman School and the literary non-profit Behind the Book for pulling off a one-of-a-kind fundraiser!

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A Heroic NYSA Summer

Our HERO youth students made the most of NYSA this summer! The IRC in NY chats with Upper School and Lower School students to learn about their time at NYSA.

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The Sayid Family’s New Beginning

The Sayid family arrived in early fall 2021 to NYC from the base that temporarily housed evacuating families from Afghanistan. As a family of five, they were focused on resettling as soon as possible. A new beginning for them meant finding a new apartment, setting up social benefits, and enrolling their two children in school. More important is the emotional process of resetting and finding comfort through a difficult transition.

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IRC in NY give thanks to its Housing Partners

The IRC in NY gives thanks to its partners who supported refugee families this past fall with housing and continue to do so. IRC partners have supported clients by 1) securing household basics, amenities, and furniture, 2) participating in the hands-on move-in work, and 3) extending a warm welcome to families.

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