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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.


Employment Assistant

Perfect your resume building and job search skills as you support clients looking for their first job!


Immigration Assistant

Are you passionate about the U.S. Immigration system? Help our clients apply for U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Resident Status, petition family members, family reunification, DACA, and much more.


After School Tutor (High School)

Do you enjoy watching students achieve new heights? Do you have experience in high school curriculum? Consider tutoring a high school refugee.


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.


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.


A Taste of the IRC

September 12, 2019

Join over 250 generous individuals, supportive businesses and like-minded organizations to enjoy international cuisine catered by local refugee-owned restaurants while raising critical funds to support families rebuilding their lives in San Diego