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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.

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Needed for refugees in Tucson

The IRC in Tucson is committed to bringing our refugee clients from harm to home. As a part of that commitment, we provide necessities such as clothing and household items which are needed to start rebuilding their lives here.

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Other ways to get involved in Tucson

There are many ways to get involved with the IRC's work in Tucson.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

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IRC Needs Interpreters

Can you speak a language besides English? IRC Arizona needs interpreters who speak Amharic, Burmese, Dari, Farsi, Pashto, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Swahili, Tigrinya, Urdu, Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese.

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Helping Afghan SIVs in Arizona

The United States has begun relocating a group of Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) applicants. The International Rescue Committee will be providing services for these individuals, including resettling them to new communities across the US, including Arizona!

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Revitalize the New Roots Garden!

Fall is near and it's time to prepare for new crops!

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Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States

High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.

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World Refugee Day 2021 in Arizona

World Refugee Day is on June 20th! Between June 14th and June 20th (and always) we’re acknowledging the strength and resiliency of our new neighbors, and the talents and skills they bring to our communities here in Arizona.

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Save the date June 22 for Ready to Welcome: States Lay the Foundation

Join the IRC on June 22 for a virtual World Refugee Day Legislative Summit hosted by the International Rescue Committee in partnership with the Refugee Advocacy Lab.

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Arizona will welcome more refugees in 2021. Here's how you can help.

In Arizona, the IRC is already working to resettle newly arrived refugees while preparing for increased arrivals in the months to come. So far this year, the IRC has resettled 46 refugees in Phoenix and 14 in Tucson. 22 more refugees are currently scheduled in Phoenix and 26 scheduled in Tucson. Additional refugee arrivals are expected to be scheduled as the year continues.

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