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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.


Teaching Girl Power out on the Pitch

Every summer, IRC in San Diego hosts a Girls Soccer program. The young women on the team develop their athletic ability and learn communication and leadership skills for life on and off the field.


Refugee Youth Scholarship Awards

Local refugee youth heading to college received scholarships to help ensure higher education success.


Now Recruiting AmeriCorps Members

Join the IRC in San Diego as an AmeriCorps member - multiple positions now open.


Success Story: In the Kitchen with Leila

Meet Leila Murjan, an asset to our Project CHOP team and a superstar in the kitchen.


Project CHOP Featured Supplier: Copper Fox Farms

Natalie Youngers, her husband, and their farm are strong supporter/suppliers of Project CHOP and pour their heart and soul into growing the most savory produce.


Recognizing strength in some remarkable refugees

Learn the inspiring stories of five Refugee Resilience Award honorees in San Diego


Do-It-Yourself Fundraising

One of the easiest and most impactful ways to welcome refugees to your community is to pull together your networks and social groups through a fundraiser. Now more than ever, individual private support is crucial to the work we do in resettling refugee families and our work with the immigrant community. Raising funds through group efforts with your friends and family is a great help as we head into uncertain times.


Take Action: Tell Congress To Fight For Refugees

Please stand with us and urge your elected officials to fight for refugees.


A Taste of the IRC

November 2, 2017

Join supporters, clients, and staff for an evening of delicious food, specialty drinks, and inspiring stories of success at the IRC in San Diego's annual fundraising event.


International Documentary Film Series

Join us for our 9th annual International Documentary Film Series. Each screening is followed by a Q&A discussion with an expert on the film’s subject area.