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.
New Roots in Sacramento
The New Roots program helps refugees reestablish their ties to the land, celebrate their heritage and nourish themselves and their neighbors by planting strong roots in Sacramento.
Citizenship Workshop Assistant
Volunteers will assist clients as they complete their citizenship applications.
How soccer united refugees from around the world in Sacramento
Sacramento is the largest resettlement location for refugees in the nation. Twelve teams made up of refugees from Iraq, Iran, Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Syria, played soccer at World Refugee Day at Papa Murphy's Park on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
Pursuing Professional Passions: IRC's Career Pathways Program
The Career Pathways program is growing at the IRC in Sacramento. So far, Career Pathways has assisted clients' transition into careers that match or are similar to the ones they had back home.
GenR: Bay Area
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Celebrate World Refugee Day in Northern California
Join us in Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose and Turlock to celebrate World Refugee Day in the month of June. Celebrations span from June 15 - June 28th, 2018 and all events are FREE! Read on to find the location nearest you!
From Farm to Home
New Roots marketing Specialist, and refugee from Bhutan, Ram, reflects on a passion for health in his new home.
Support local refugee resettlement by hosting your own fundraiser.
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."
Landing the Dream Job
An Afghan SIV client reflects on his success gained through the IRC's Career Pathways program in Sacramento.