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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.


Internships at IRC Tucson

Looking for an Internship?


Finding Resilience in the Desert

June 26th is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The IRC provides specialized programs for survivors of torture in Arizona.


Program Spotlight - Survivors of Torture Program

The IRC in Tucson’s Center for Well-being is dedicated to helping people affected by conflict access mental health and psychosocial support. Learn more about our Survivor's of Torture program.


Urgently Needed: Masks

The CDC now advises anyone going into public wear cloth masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. IRC in Phoenix and Tuscon urgently needs cloth or single-use masks to help those we serve protect themselves, their families and help reduce the spread of Covid-19.


IRC's Statement on The Death of George Floyd and Racism in the US

Black Lives Matter.


Language-Appropriate Resources for Refugee Communities

We partnered with IRC Salt Lake City to develop language-appropriate resources for our clients to better understand social distancing and face-coverings.


World Refugee Day 2020 in Arizona

World Refugee Day is on June 20. At a time of already unprecedented global displacement and now Covid-19 driving further insecurity (employment, housing, health, education), we are coming together to honor the resilience and determination of refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers on this global day of observance created by the United Nations.


IRC and partners launch Arizona Refugee Emergency Fund

Arizona community partners across the state are launching a first-time initiative to raise emergency relief funds and help struggling refugee and asylum-seeking families who have been impacted by COVID-19.


Giving Tuesday May 5th

May 5th is not an ordinary Tuesday! It’s a global day of support for your favorite nonprofit. We hope you will choose the IRC! 


Order Takeout and Support Refugees

Did you know that you can support refugees in Tucson just by eating delicious food?