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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.


Refugee Youth Summer Academy Graduation 2016

This year, the Refugee Youth Summer Academy (RYSA), prepared over 100 refugees and asylees youth from 28 different countries around the world, to reach success in the NYC public school system.


Health Promotion Workshop

This past summer, Alexandra Sassoon, a Community Health Promoter Americorps serving with the IRC in NY, held a health promotion workshop for several clients in partnership with Catholic Charities.


IRC’s Childcare Means Business program

Five graduates of the IRC’s Childcare Means Business program returned in July to participate in an intensive English for Child Care Training Program.


GenR: NY

Be a force for change in the greater tri-state area.


Job Placement Americorps Position

The Job Placement AmeriCorps is a one-year position responsible for managing the provision of services to assist new and recently arrived refugee clients to attain self-sufficiency through employment. Specifically, the AmeriCorps provides services that include employment preparation, job placement, career enhancement services and follow-up services. This position reports to the Senior Coordinator, Economic Empowerment.


Google at the New Roots Community Farm

Google employees dedicated a full day of service at the New Roots Community Farm, located in the Bronx.


Ramadan celebration

The International Rescue Committee in New York (IRC in NY) hosted their second annual Ramadan celebration on June 18, 2016 for newly resettled refugees and asylees to have a place to break their fast with other clients.


NY Sixth Annual GenR Summer Party

July 19, 2016

Join us for a relaxed summer evening of inventive cuisine and refreshing cocktails framed by the sights and sounds of New York City.


The Spence School selects the IRC in NY as a grant recipient

As part of their senior seminar, students at Spence School were asked to examine several charity organizations and select the one that best matched their own beliefs on philanthropy and community service.


Food and agriculture job training program

New Roots NY and IRC’s POWER (Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Resilience) program have teamed up this spring to offer a comprehensive and engaging job training program.