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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.


Volunteer Dari-speaking Cultural Orientation Teacher

Cultural Orientation is a 2-day intensive social adjustment course for all newly arrived refugees which focuses on essential information for new Americans through content-based instruction.


It's Back To School for Refugee Youth in NY and NJ

The IRC’s Refugee Youth Summer Academy is a program designed to help newly arrived students understand and become accustomed to public schools in the U.S. The program works with students of all ages to thrive in a new culture by exposing them to American teaching styles and subjects.


POWER (Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Resilience)

The IRC in New York’s POWER (Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Resilience) program has completed its second training for women interested in careers in childcare! The program focuses on developing women’s existing professional skills related to childcare while exposing program participants to more formalized childhood development and education theory. 


Seventh Annual GenR Summer Party Sent a Message

On July 18, more than 460 dedicated humanitarians came together at Tribeca Rooftop for the Seventh Annual NY GenR Summer Party. On the surface, the event had all the outward appearances of a chic NYC rooftop party. Wait staff passed hors d'oeuvres. The sunlight faded over the Hudson River and was replaced by the white lights of the Freedom Tower. Young New York professionals sipped summer cocktails, chatted with one another, and swayed to the DJ’s music.


10 Reasons Why You Should Go to the GenR Summer Party

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to the GenR Summer Party


TripAdvisor leads a job readiness workshop

TripAdvisor employees joined the IRC in New York for a day of volunteerism at a job readiness workshop.


Chipotle donates proceeds on World Refugee Day!

On June 20th, World Refugee Day, all New York City Chipotle locations will donate 50% of their proceeds to the International Rescue Committee in NY.


NYC Civic Corps Member

The IRC in New York is seeking an NYC Civic Corps Member to work in volunteer recruitment and management.


GenR: NY Happy Hour

June 13, 2017

Are you socially conscious? Do you want to learn more about supporting refugees?  


Corporate Engagement Opportunities

The IRC in New York is pleased to provide our local and national partners with opportunities to engage meaningfully and directly with our work.