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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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Economic Wellbeing classes & video resources

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is now offering live, online weekly classes available nationwide on a variety of topics focused on providing remote support to refugees and other immigrants during the pandemic and economic crisis. Visit this page for more information about class times and other resources.

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Student Support Volunteer

Support refugee students in the Salt Lake City area with their remote, online school work by providing basic academic and tech support for grades K-12.

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IRC in Salt Lake City responds to COVID-19

Learn more about the IRC in Salt Lake City's response to COVID-19 in Utah, our efforts to ensure refugee families continue to receive the critical services they need, and ways you can help refugees in our community over the coming weeks and months.

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Cabinetry by Karman welcomes refugees to their team

Adam Kinne, general manager at Cabinetry by Karman in Salt Lake City, reflects back to when he first reached out to the International Rescue Committee with hopes of hiring refugees to his team.

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IRC met with Sen. Lee to discuss refugee resettlement

In September, IRC staff members—some former refugees—met with Senator Mike Lee’s office to share their experiences helping to educate on the benefits of a strong refugee resettlement program in the U.S.

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IRC staff support Community Health Worker efforts

Staff at the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City now serve in an additional capacity: community health workers for the Office of Health Disparities helping underserved communities affected by the pandemic access services.

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Spice Kitchen's chef Abudu hosts fundraiser Yemeni children

Chef Abudu, owner and operator of Kafe Mamai, organized food trucks around the city raising over $3,000 to support children in Yemen.

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Warm Welcome Winter Clothing Drive in Salt Lake City

We would like to invite you to support our Warm Welcome Winter Clothing drive by donating new or like-new winter clothing items. Learn more about donating winter clothing today!

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Student Support Volunteer

Ready to support our refugee students with tutoring in person? Join us at safe outside locations and make a difference!

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IRC Tech Squad Volunteer

Are you a tech geek wanting to support refugees and immigrants in Utah with digital literacy? Join our tech squad!

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