News from Tucson, AZ
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.
College student raises support for refugees in Tucson
As part of the Happiness Challenge, University of Arizona student, Fiona Davey, organized a dinner fundraiser, encouraging family, friends and neighbors to stand with refugees.
The International Rescue Committee is proud to present the Citizenship Fair. This event will be held on September 16th from 9am-3pm at Nogales High School.
Congratulations to Graduates of the MicroProducer Academy
Refugee gardeners complete the 8-week MicroProducer Academy course, preparing them to market and sell their produce to the Tucson community.
Syrian Family Reunited, Finds Home in Tucson
Husband and wife, Adnan and Roshin Jabo, discuss their reunification and how their family established home in Tucson.
Refugees from Burundi share their Culinary Talents
For Egide and Anezi, growing fresh produce and cooking healthy meals go hand in hand. Last week, they shared traditional Burundian meals to the Milagro Cohousing Community.
Take Action: Tell Congress To Fight For Refugees
Please stand with us and urge your elected officials to fight for refugees.
Community Partner Highlight: Nottinghill Apartments
For many refugees, resettlement in the U.S. means that for the first time, they have a safe place they can call home. The IRC’s partnerships with local apartment communities help make “home” a reality.
Refugee Moms Learn English along with Kids
Learning English side-by-side with their children, these women are empowered to take positive steps towards self-sufficiency.
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.