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News from Salt Lake City, UT

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City, UT, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.

Announcement

Co-Sponsorship supports refugee families new to Utah

The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City is excited to launch Co-Sponsor Group Support to welcome an increased number of refugee families to Utah. Co-Sponsor Groups are matched with a newly arrived refugee families to provide a breadth of resources and support to help families rebuild their lives in a new city.

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Housing volunteers impact in refugee lives

For Volunteer Appreciation Month, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City shares the impact of Housing Support Volunteers who ensure a home is ready for newly arriving refugee families.

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Hotel partners welcomed Afghan families to Utah

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salk Lake City supported the resettlement of over 600 Afghan evacuees who now call Utah home. This effort could not have been as successful without numerous hotel partners across the valley.

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Holistic health brings Afghan women together

The health team at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City begins a support group for Afghan women who arrived to Utah in recent months.

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Sugar House Coffee Welcomes new American entrepreneurs

Sugar House Coffee has partnered with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City to highlight new American entrepreneurs on the first Thursday of every month!

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Advocacy at the IRC: the 2022 Utah Legislative Session

During the 2022 Utah Legislative Session, the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City worked with a variety of partners to raise awareness and advocate alongside refugee, immigrant and new American communities living in the Beehive State.

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IRC's employment services expand to meet growing needs in Utah

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City looks toward the future, expanding employment services for refugee and new American clients. Omar Alsalim, employment services supervisor, speaks to the additions to this program.

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A message from our Executive Director

Hear from our executive director, Natalie El-Deiry, about important updates happening at the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City.

Volunteer

New Roots Farm Volunteer

Support refugee farmers earning income through their small farm business by assisting with harvest, weeding, and other land management tasks.

Volunteer

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Volunteer

Receive free vegetables when you help pack and prep refugee-grown produce for the New Roots weekly farm box program (CSA).

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