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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.


Spread the word through Crowdrise!

Now more than ever, individual private support is crucial to the work we do in resettling refugee families and our work with the immigrant community.


Refugees highlight their culinary skills at the Bronx community garden

Clients participate in cooking demonstrations at the IRC in New York community garden in the Bronx and learn about healthy eating in America.


Employer Spotlight: MM.LaFleur

Luxury women's apparel and accessories brand, MM.LaFleur is the IRC in New York's newest employer of refugees.


GenR: NY Von Happy Hour

October 27, 2016

Drop by Von for an after-work cocktail to network with other humanitarians and learn more about GenR


National Family Reunification Network Conference

In 2015, the IRC in NY began a new program to serve unaccompanied minors as part of a partnership with Heartland Alliance.  Unaccompanied minors are undocumented children who have entered the United States without a parent or legal guardian and then enter the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.  


Permanent residents apply for citizenship

The IRC in New York's Immigration team spent the day at the Brooklyn Public Library on August 19th for the monthly citizenship workshop that is held on the third Friday of every month.


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.