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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.


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

Be a force for change in the Bay Area.


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.


Do-it-yourself fundraising

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.


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.


Donations & logistics volunteer

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


Khalid, Halit, Kal-leed

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