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News from Sacramento, CA

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Sacramento, CA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.

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From Farm to Home

New Roots marketing Specialist, and refugee from Bhutan, Ram, reflects on a passion for health in his new home.

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Do-it-yourself fundraising

Support local refugee resettlement by hosting your own fundraiser.

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Success Story: From Refugee to Caseworker

Overcoming the obstacles of resettling in a new country and creating a life for herself, Feroza exemplifies all that can be achieved by refugees as they make Sacramento their home. She says, "Trust yourself and motivate yourself. If I can do it, so can you."

Announcement

Citizenship and Immigration Services in Northern California

The IRC's Immigration Department can help any immigrant population to petition to bring family members to the U.S., apply for citizenship, green cards, work authorization, travel documents, and more. 

Event

Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US

March 22, 2018

Join this webinar briefing to gain insight into the experiences of refugees resettling to the United States and the impact on their mental and emotional health. Guests will hear from IRC staff who are creating unique wellness programs to help refugees flourish in their new country.

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Landing the Dream Job

An Afghan SIV client reflects on his success gained through the IRC's Career Pathways program in Sacramento.

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Corporate Engagement Opportunities

The IRC in Northern California is pleased to provide our local and national partners with opportunities to engage directly with our programs in a meaningful way. Through volunteer events, small corporate groups work together to deliver their unique assistance and expertise directly to the IRC's refugee and asylee clients. All activities can be paired with an education session that teaches participants the basics of refugee resettlement.

Event

The IRC in Sacramento Invites You To: 8 Borders, 8 Days

February 8, 2018

The IRC in Sacramento invites you to a screening of 8 Borders, 8 Days, a 60-minute feature documentary following their story. It portrays the intimate details of why a fierce, resourceful mother is willing to risk her children’s lives for a better future and an immersive experience of their eight-day journey to safety.

Volunteer

Donations & logistics volunteer

Coordinate and collect donations to help our families settle into their first homes!

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Khalid, Halit, Kal-leed

How many people do you know with three names?  Probably none. Well, now you do…

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