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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.


New beginnings as students prepare for graduation

Whether applying for school or jumping into career opportunities, high school seniors participating in the IRC in Salt Lake City’s college & career readiness programming are learning to play to their strengths.


IRC looks ahead to local pandemic response in 2021

Wonder what’s happening behind the scenes at the IRC? Sheila Hubert, COVID Navigator in Salt Lake City, describes the IRC’s ongoing local response to the pandemic in support of refugee families and their communities.


Dental School provides free care for refugees

The University of Utah Dental School provides free dental work to newly arrived refugees, showing how much a smile can affect our health.


Light One Candle sparks joy

The IRC in Salt Lake City’s annual holiday gift drive offered the community an opportunity to fulfill holiday wish lists for newly arrived refugee families and individuals.


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Join the 2021 Food Entrepreneur Round Table!

Calling all food industry entrepreneurs! Join our Spice Kitchen Incubator team for the annual Food Entrepreneur Round Table, presented by Comcast, an event focused on providing resources and support for food industry entrepreneurs hoping to start or expand their small businesses in Utah.


Join us for the 2021 New American Dream Lab!

The New American Dream Lab, a friendly pitch competition, provides opportunities for new American entrepreneurs to present their business plans in an opportunity to receive a capital prize in support of establishing or expanding their small business in Utah.


Community shows support from home for 5th annual Breaking Bread

On November 19th, 2020, members of the community joined together virtually to show their support their refugees at our annual fundraising dinner, Breaking Bread.


Goat Project Feeding Volunteer

Interested in volunteering outside with goats? Come support the Goat Project by taking on a regular goat feeding shift!


Childhood development kits bring education and excitement

Thanks to a generous donation, the IRC in Salt Lake City brings early childhood development kits to young refugees helping them develop crucial cognitive skill through play.