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News from San Diego, CA

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in San Diego, CA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


San Diego: IRC October 2019 Highlights

Follow the IRC in San Diego's program successes and updates throughout the month of October.


Social Emotional Learning Volunteer

Support refugee youth healing from trauma by assisting with in-school classes and activities.


Refugee Youth Mentor

Have a passion for helping youth achieve their greatest potential? Do you have career insights and life experiences to share? Become a Refugee Youth Mentor and have a positive impact on the lives of at-risk youth in your community!


San Diego: IRC September 2019 Highlights

Check out our highlights and success stories from the month of September.


A Taste of the IRC Celebrates the Cuisine, Art and Culture of Refugees

The International Rescue Committee in San Diego hosted the 12th Annual A Taste of the IRC dinner and welcomed over 300 guests to experience first-hand the what refugees bring to the table – from international cuisine to art from around the world, the event celebrated the culture and contributions of San Diego’s refugees.


IRC in San Diego: August Highlights

Check out our highlights and success stories from the month of August.


Meet the refugee chefs of “A Taste of the IRC”

A Taste of the IRC, our 12th annual fundraising dinner, is a night of celebration, community and welcome featuring cuisines from around the world. Meet a few of the refugee chefs bringing a taste of their home countries to San Diego on September 5th.


IRC Youth Go Behind the Scenes of Fox Sports San Diego

The IRC in San Diego partnered with Fox Sports San Diego to provide over 50 refugee youth with a career exploration opportunity, studio tour and a chance to experience their first-ever baseball game.


Refugee Youth Receive $15k in Scholarship Awards

With your support, the IRC in San Diego was able to provide $15,000 in scholarship awards to 15 refugee youth. The Refugee Youth Scholarship Fund gives recent high school graduates the opportunity to access higher education.


College Readiness Volunteer

Are you familiar with the college application process and FAFSA application? Become a College Readiness Volunteer to help our refugee students go on to higher education!