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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.


IRC team prepares emergency kits for refugee families

COVID-19 continues to shape the lives of refugees living in Salt Lake County, leading to a staff-wide effort to gather and deliver basic necessities to families in need.


Spice Kitchen supports with small business emergency loans

When COVID-19 spread in Utah, small businesses working with our Spice Kitchen Incubator were hit hard. In response, entrepreneurs worked with Spice Kitchen staff to apply for emergency loans to save their businesses.


Spice Kitchen holds conference for food entrepreneurs

Spice Kitchen Incubator, a program of the IRC in Salt Lake City, welcomed budding food industry entrepreneurs to the fourth annual Food Entrepreneur Round Table, providing access to workshops, technical assistance, and industry experts in the community.


Young women empowered on International Women's Day

The IRC in Salt Lake City’s education program and Cotopaxi collaborated to bring a day of adventure to young refugee women in Salt Lake City.


Cotopaxi hosts refugee childcare entrepreneurs

Members of the Childcare Business Incubator Program traveled downtown to talk with Cotopaxi about brand and online presence.


Goat Project prepares for kidding season

You've got to be kidding me. New land. New barns. New baby goats. Volunteers help prepare for kidding season.


Meet Cade, digital inclusion program intern

Cade Langsdon volunteered as an intern with the IRC in Salt Lake City’s digital inclusion program, providing coding expertise and learning new skills along the way.


Rep. Ben McAdams visits Spice Kitchen Incubator

In early February, the IRC in Salt Lake City’s Spice Kitchen Incubator hosted Congressman Ben McAdams and colleague Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (FL) at a gathering focused on meeting with refugee aid community leaders and learning more about programs that help refugees and other New Americans reach self-sufficiency.


IRC participates in UNA's Day on the Hill

On February 7th, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City joined 39 other non-profits across the valley for the Utah Nonprofits Association 12th Annual Nonprofit Day on the Hill.


Speakers Bureau in Salt Lake City

Request a trained volunteer or staff speaker to attend your next event to share educational information about refugees.