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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.


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We have a variety of paid positions available with a number of programs. Learn more!


We supported refugees at GenR: SLC's Journey to the Wasatch!

On Wednesday, April 19th we celebrated refugees in our community at Journey to the Wasatch, an event hosted by GenR: Salt Lake City! Guests enjoyed interactive activities, international cuisines and a live auction—all in support of refugees!


Support Local Radio & Refugees!

We are partnering with KUER 90.1, our local NPR radio station, during their Spring Fund Drive to raise awareness and funds to support refugees in Salt Lake City!


Meet Sahar the beekeeper.

Sahar earned a degree in agricultural engineering and worked for a large beekeeping operation while tending a number of hives at her home. She lost everything when war broke out.


Journey to the Wasatch

April 19, 2017

GenR in Salt Lake City’s annual fundraising event, celebrates the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) efforts in Salt Lake City and the journey hundreds of brave refugees undergo every year to create a home in Utah.


New Roots in Salt Lake City

As an essential part of our broader resettlement efforts, the New Roots program enables refugees to celebrate their heritage and nourish themselves and their neighbors by planting strong roots—literally—in their new communities.


Thousands attend Utah March for Refugees

On Saturday, February 4th, nearly 8,000 marched on the state Capitol during the Utah March for Refugees to welcome refugees and immigrants into our community.


Matched savings helps Ahmed plan for a better future

Ahmed and his wife dream of a better future for their family: completing their education will be just one step on the path toward reaching their goals.


Save the date: Journey to the Wasatch

Join us at Journey to the Wasatch, our annual fundraising event hosted by GenR: Salt Lake City.


Top 5 Ways to Make Refugees Welcome

Utah remains committed to being a welcoming community for the world’s refugee population--get involved and send a message of hope to refugees in our community!