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.
World Refugee Day Celebration in Sacramento
In an event hosted by the IRC in Sacramento, Sacramento’s Refugee Resettlement Agencies invite you to join us on Tuesday, June 20th as California observes House Resolution 23 in honoring the strength, courage, and contributions of refugees resettled in Sacramento! Come celebrate with food, drinks and family-friendly activities on the New Roots Farm in West Sacramento.
TAKE ACTION: Support Refugees in Northern California
Thank you for your interest in supporting refugees and taking a stand for welcome in Northern California. You are vital to protecting the values that make this country who we are. On behalf of those we serve, thank you. Here are ways you can help.
URGENT: TAKE ACTION NOW!
Urge Your Senators & Representatives to Oppose President Trump’s Pending Refugee Announcement
Immigrants Will Face Fee Hike for U.S. Citizenship Application Starting Dec. 23
Lawful Permanent Residents encouraged to apply now to avoid fee hike; some will qualify for partial fee waiver.
Bay Area Group Uses Crowdrise to Make #RefugeesWelcome for the Holidays
The IRC in Northern California is excited to share our new Crowdrise page, which will allow community members to better fundraise for local resettlement.
UC Davis project helps refugees prepare produce for market
A new wash station at the New Roots farm in Sacramento, built in collaboration with UC Davis, will allow refugees to sell their produce to local markets and restaurants
My Experience in Cote d’Ivoire with the IRC
GenR: Bay Area Member, Heena Patel, reflects on her visit to the IRC's programs in Cote d'Ivoire as part of the Second Annual GenR Trip to the Field
Former Refugee, Current Disc Jockey
Art for Humanity to feature creativity of local refugees, including a DJ who arrived in the U.S. at age 9
IRC in Sacramento launches bus training
The recently introduced transit training session is an opportunity for clients to have hands-on instruction on how to take the bus around the Sacramento area
Art for Humanity
The second refugee art exhibition event to raise funding the IRC's work in Sacramento