News from Richmond, VA
Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Richmond, VA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.
It Takes an RVA Village
Community Partners and volunteers help supplies refugee students enrolling in Richmond schools.
IRC in Richmond Hosts Open House, Welcomes Community
More than 50 community members attended the Open House of Richmond's new office space on September 16.
IRC staff meet with Rep. Abigail Spanberger
IRC staff from Richmond and Charlottesville met with Virginia 7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger to discuss refugees' positive impact on the community.
IRC in Richmond Open House
Please join us for an Open House in celebration of our new office and Welcoming Week.
IRC in Richmond to Move to New Office Space in July
The space includes a dedicated conference room, Resettlement Store, and Child Watch room.
World Refugee Day Documentary Screenings
In honor of World Refugee Day join the IRC in Richmond in screening two powerful documentaries that reveal the strife, struggles and incredible resilience of four individuals who were forced to flee their homeland.
IRC Gender Champion in Tanzania Resettles in Richmond
After more than 20 years in a refugee camp in Tanzania, Abedi Shishi and his family are welcomed in Richmond.
The IRC in Richmond will host SIV Sips
Inviting SIVs, refugees, and veterans to share their experience over coffee.
Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US
Join this webinar briefing with the International Rescue Committee to learn about the current and future status of refugee resettlement in the US and hear about some of our special program to help refugees rebuild their lives. Resettlement is an important part of IRC’s work with refugees. Learn about the comprehensive services the IRC provides within the first months of a refugee’s arrival in the United States as well as the current state of refugee resettlement in the US.
Refugee and Immigrant Volunteer Summit in Richmond
The IRC in Richmond co-hosted a two-day summit for volunteers and leaders of community, faith, and civic organizations.