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News from San Jose, CA

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


Donation Outreach Volunteer

Help meet donation needs for recently arrived refugees, asylees, and victims of human trafficking.


Citizenship Workshop Assistant

Volunteers will assist clients as they complete their citizenship applications.


Refugee Women Empowered by Career Link Program

When Miriam Barnes first came to the IRC, she was timid and shy, unsure of herself and nervous about communicating. Through strong encouragement from IRC staff and active participation in program activities, Miriam now walks into the IRC office with a new sense of confidence and pride, announcing her new career successes with a smile on her face.


GenR: Bay Area

Be a force for change in the Bay Area.


Celebrate World Refugee Day in Northern California

Join us in Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose and Turlock to celebrate World Refugee Day in the month of June. Celebrations span from June 15 - June 28th, 2018 and all events are FREE! Read on to find the location nearest you!


Free Citizenship Workshops

Now's the time to apply to apply for U.S. citizenship. Get trusted legal help from a recognized non-profit organization to start your application today.


Do-it-yourself fundraising

Support local refugee resettlement by hosting your own fundraiser.


IRC Info Sessions

Interested in learning more about IRC-San Jose. Sign up for an Info Session today!


Former refugee lends skills to promote the Soft Landing Fund

Soryi Am, former refugee from Cambodia, was the graphic designer behind materials for the new Soft Landing Fund. Learn about her story and how you can support refugees in the Bay Area with the cost of housing.


Khalid, Halit, Kal-leed

How many people do you know with three names?  Probably none. Well, now you do…