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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.


The IRC Celebrates Black History Month

The necessity of Black History Month is a not only a celebration of historic Black ingenuity and triumph, but also a critical reminder of the importance of civil and human rights advocacy. As a humanitarian organization, we at the IRC strive to stand at the forefront of this advocacy.


The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy

February 22, 2021

As the Biden administration makes several key changes to U.S. immigration policy, experts examine the priorities and what they might imply for the evolution of U.S. immigration and refugee policy.


New Hanover Presbyterian Church Fulfills Wish for IRC in Richmond

The IRC in Richmond is celebrating the incredibly generous gift of a 15-passenger van from New Hanover Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsville.


H.O.M.E Community Family Sponsorship Program

Volunteer groups can provide critical support for newly-arriving families as they rebuild their lives.


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Help make wishes come true for our newest neighbors!

The IRC in Richmond asked our newest families for what they were most wishing. Help us count down to #GivingTuesday by donating via our Amazon Wish Lists.


The IRC in Richmond Welcomes Three AmeriCorps Service Members

The new AmeriCorps members will support our health, employment and volunteer programs.


Welcoming Week Webinar and Discussion

September 16, 2020

Join the IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond, and Dr. Andrew Sharp for a discussion of the role of interfaith communities in serving refugees.


Rock the Vote

In 2020, Millennials and Generation Z will comprise nearly 40% of American voters. Share this link and encourage your friends to register today!


IRC Interpreter Services is Expanding

Interpreter Services is looking for candidates to train and add to their growing remote interpreting pool.