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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.


New Roots farm & community garden support volunteer

Dig in with us! Support IRC gardening and food security initiatives.


Mommy & Me ESL volunteer

Teach and support English-as-a-Second-Language learning mothers and preschool aged children.


Vocational ESL teacher

Teach employment-related English classes and help clients prepare for and find jobs.


Refugee empowerment volunteer

Support and coach newly-arrived refugees in their employment journey.


Health access volunteer

Help clients understand, navigate, and advocate for themselves within the U.S. heath care system.


Cultural orientation volunteer

Assist refugees in learning the basics of life in Sacramento, jovially referred to as America 101.


Refugee resettlement volunteer

Help refugees during their first 90 days as they establish new lives in the United States and integrate into the Sacramento community!


Thanks to Donors, Refugee Women Push Forward in Sacramento

Thanks to funds provided by IRC donors in response to February's emergency appeal, the IRC in Sacramento is expanding economic empowerment workshops for women this summer. Meet two of the participants.


World Refugee Day Celebrations in Northern California

World Refugee Day celebrations across Northern California - Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, and Turlock/Modesto


Free Citizenship Workshop

May 12, 2017

Now is the time to naturalize. Get started at IRC's free citizenship workshop in San Francisco on May 12.