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


New program in Denver helps refugees navigate the U.S. healthcare system

The IRC in Denver recently received a grant from the Colorado Health Foundation for a new, one-year, health insurance literacy pilot project titled, “Engaging Refugees in Their Health Coverage Options.”


Colorado woman helps open hearts, minds and doors for refugee families

When Airbnb announced their commitment to provide free temporary housing to refugees, Susan and her family didn’t hesitate to open up their property, because to them, it was the right thing to do. They immediately opened their doors and their hearts too.


“I want the same things everybody else does. To be someone.”

Zak always dreamed of becoming a fashion designer. Now, resettled in the U.S. this 23-year old from Yemen will have the opportunity to achieve this dream, as well as many others. But that wasn’t always the case.


IRC Denver fall 2017 internship opportunities

IRC Denver internships are available to current and recently graduated undergraduate or graduate students who are looking to apply their skills, gain real-world experience and impact lives.


New psychosocial support program in Denver

IRC in Denver launches program aimed at helping participants overcome difficulties by amplifying positive cultural and social support mechanisms.


IRC Celebrates World Refugee Day in Denver

On June 20, 2017, an international crowd (including IRC staff, clients and volunteers) gathered at the Colorado State Capital to celebrate World Refugee Day, many holding up signs of support and welcome to the local refugee community.


From Baghdad to Denver

“While I was excited to come to the U.S., it wasn’t an easy decision to leave everything and everyone I knew.”


Take Action: Tell Congress To Fight For Refugees

Please stand with us and urge your elected officials to fight for refugees.


Internship Opportunities at the IRC in Denver

The International Rescue Committee in Denver offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities throughout the year. Prospective interns must go through the volunteer process and should be currently enrolled in an educational institution or a recent graduate.


A Successful Colorado Gives Day for the International Rescue Committee in Denver.

Colorado Gives Day was a huge success for the IRC in Denver!