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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.


New Roots Community Farm on display

The IRC's New Roots Community Farm in the Bronx is featured in a New York Botanical Garden photo exhibit celebrating 30 years of Bronx Green-Up.


Winter party caps a successful 2018

In a warm and generously provided space, IRC staff and clients celebrated the end of 2018 in style.


Thanksgiving in New York

English as a Second Language students in New York applied their new skills while celebrating Thanksgiving this year.


Entrepreneurial clients find support in New York

The IRC in NY's Small Business Workshop series concluded in November, following several special guest speakers.


Leaders in Training explore new careers

The Leaders in Training program for high school upperclassmen met with IRC supporter Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer at their New York offices.


Join the community interpreter program in NYC!

Do you speak another language? Join the International Rescue Committee in New York as a Community Interpreter Volunteer to help interpret for newly arrived refugees and immigrants. 


Small Business Workshop series launches at IRC

The IRC in NY's Economic Empowerment team created a Small Business Workshop series to serve entrepreneurial clients.


IRC in NY client speaks at the United Nations

Rose, an IRC client in New York, was invited to speak at the United Nations' celebration of the International Day of Rural Women.


GenR: NY New Roots Volunteer Day 2018

GenR Goes Green in the Bronx


Refugee Youth Summer Academy 2018

Reflecting on RYSA's 19th year, celebrating this DREAM team.