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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.

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GenR Bay Area's Force for Change Event

October 16, 2017

Please join GenR: Bay Area to celebrate the cultures and contributions of refugees resettling in the United States. At the event, local chefs will prepare delicious appetizers inspired by the home countries of refugees. In addition to great eats, the event will include music, drinks, and a special exhibit featuring the portraits of refugee girls resettled in Oakland.

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Cooking for a Cause: Bay Area Kids Learn to Cook & Support Local Refugee Families

Wondering what you can do to support refugees in your area? Take a lesson from this group of kid chefs who gathered their community for a homemade meal that gives back.

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TAKE ACTION: Support Refugees in Northern California

Thank you for your interest in supporting refugees and taking a stand for welcome in Northern California.  You are vital to protecting the values that make this country who we are. On behalf of those we serve, thank you. Here are ways you can help.

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Volunteer in San Jose

Through the IRC in San Jose’s varied volunteer opportunities, individuals are able to share their unique experience and expertise directly with the IRC's refugee and asylee clients in the Bay Area. We currently operate several highly effective programs designed to meet a variety of refugee and asylee newcomers' needs.

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Immigrants Will Face Fee Hike for U.S. Citizenship Application Starting Dec. 23

Lawful Permanent Residents encouraged to apply now to avoid fee hike; some will qualify for partial fee waiver.

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Bay Area Group Uses Crowdrise to Help Welcome Refugees for the Holidays

The IRC in Northern California is excited to share our new Crowdrise page, which will allow community members to better fundraise for local resettlement.

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GenR, a Call to Action in Support of Refugees

New GenR member Jenny Ma writes about how she got involved and her first Food Stories: From Burma to the Bay event.

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Making refugees welcome through "Nickels" with Whole Foods

When it comes to well-rounded community partners, Whole Foods Market takes the cake.

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