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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.


RYSA at home in NY

NY's 21st RYSA broke new ground in online learning as students prepared for new challenges this school year.


IRC’s POWER Trains Dedicated Childcare Professionals

As New York and New Jersey reopen but childcare options remain limited, consider POWER graduates


RYSA 2020 - Going Virtual

RYSA 2020 charts new waters in virtual programming for newly arrived youth.


POWER Update - Thriving in remote services

POWER expands during COVID-19 adjustment to virtual services, offering opportunities to even more newly arrived women in New York City.


IRC in NY's Immigration Supervisor on DACA

Paula Forero, IRC in NY's Immigration Supervisor, reflects on the recent Supreme Court decision regarding DACA.


Welcoming NY's new Resettlement Manager!

Pat Curran moves from IRC in NY's Youth Program Supervisor to Resettlement Manager in an exciting development for IRC in NY's staff!


NY & NJ youth programs plan virtual RYSA

New York & New Jersey's RYSA programs serve hundreds of students each summer. With the onset of COVID-19, RYSA 2020 is adapting to keep RYSA students safe.


IRC in NY's Immigration in D.C.!

Before quarantine, IRC in NY's immigration supervisor, Paula Forero, traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate for immigrant rights.


Academic Coaches support students through COVID-19

IRC's innovative Academic Coach program met the COVID-19 crisis for New York students with generosity and resilience.


Virtual naturalization workshops launch in NYC

The IRC in NY's immigration team worked with Queens Public Library to offer virtual naturalization workshops, with expansions planned for this summer.