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News from Seattle, WA

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


Advocacy on Tap

Join us for “Advocacy on Tap” happy hour on Dec 4th at Optimism Brewing Company.


Citizenship Class Volunteer

Help refugee and immigrant community members become U.S. citizens!


Citizenship Workshop on November 14th

Do you need help applying for naturalization? Come to the IRC's free Citizenship Workshop on Wednesday, November 14 from 11am-4pm. Register today!


Winter Welcome 2018

Winter Welcome is an opportunity to warmly welcome refugees and immigrants to our community by providing gifts to kids & families. Learn how to become a Winter Welcome Sponsor and find details about our annual Winter Welcome Festival happening on January 5th.


Housing and Donations Volunteer

Help welcome refugees into our community by setting up apartments and securing donations of essential goods for newly arriving families.


Thank you for Rebuilding Lives

Thank you to all of the community members who joined us for the 10th Annual Rebuilding Lives Dinner. Your generous support and spirit is appreciated by all of us at the IRC. Together we will continue to make refugees and immigrants welcome in Washington State. Check out photos and a recap from a truly inspiring night.


Join our team

The IRC is currently hiring for three staff positions and two AmeriCorps positions.


College & Career Academy Volunteer

The College and Career Academy (CCA) prepares newcomer students for success after high school. Volunteer to work with secondary students for a few hours per week to support their educational and career goals.


10th Annual Rebuilding Lives Dinner

Save the date for the 10th Annual Rebuilding Lives Dinner on Friday, October 5, 2018. Tickets available now.


Fall food drive

Help local families by donating food staples for the IRC's new emergency food pantry.