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


Champions for Refugees – Tucson Edition

IRC recently chose 10 courageous “Champions for Refugees” who have shown their support for the record 65 million-plus people currently displaced around the world, and inspired others to do the same. Here in Tucson, we sincerely thank and honor our local partners and supporters for standing with refugees.


Employment Program Update: Refugees’ Path to Success

Securing a job is a resettlement milestone for many refugees. Learn how community support and the IRC’s Employment Program help refugees reach this milestone.


How to Take Action and Help Refugees in Tucson

How you can help refugees at this critical moment.


URGENT: TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Your Senators & Representatives to Oppose President Trump’s Pending Refugee Announcement

We need your help with an impending Executive Order that could severely limit the number of refugees coming into our country.


On-the-Job Training and Employment Incentive Project Launches at IRC Tucson

Through a grant awarded by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, the IRC in Tucson launches an On-the-Job Training and Employment Incentive Project designed to assist refugees who arrive in Tucson with significant barriers towards self-sufficiency.


How You Can Help Refugees in Tucson

Here's how you can help refugees in Tucson.


Connecting to Opportunities through Technology

Last year, the IRC piloted Digital Literacy to help refugees connect to employment opportunities and connect with the larger Tucson community. Learn how the program is growing.


Celebrating International Day of the Girl

We tell young women and girls across the world: your dreams are possible! Giselle, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, believes in that, too.


The IRC in Tucson Fiscal Year 2016 Highlights

Over 900 people benefited from the IRC in Tucson's services in fiscal year 2016. Read more about FY16's highlights.


A Warm Welcome Home

As the IRC team welcomes Agata from the Democratic Republic of Congo, they reflect back on how their work impacts the lives of refugees in Tucson.