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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.


COVID-19 Update from the IRC in Virginia

IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond will continue to provide vital services while safe-guarding our community.


Richmond resettlement agencies and partners hold second volunteer summit

One hundred community members attended the day-long event to share experiences, participate in workshops, and learn best practices in resettlement.


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

September 16, 2019

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

June 20, 2019

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

March 2, 2019

Inviting SIVs, refugees, and veterans to share their experience over coffee.