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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.


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 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.


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 Help Welcome Refugees 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


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

September 29, 2016

The second refugee art exhibition event to raise funding the IRC's work in Sacramento


Program spotlight: New Roots in Sacramento

The IRC in Sacramento’s New Roots program has had a busy 12 months since last spring.