News from Denver, CO
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.
Volunteer services liaison
The volunteer services liaison will support the IRC in Denver team to connect clients to volunteer tutors and mentors. Ensure mentor/tutor pairings and first meetings happen in a timely matter.
Language assistance/interpreter volunteer
Language assistance volunteers will support the IRC in Denver team with occasional/on-call interpretation and translation.
Celebrating refugee voices in Colorado
The International Rescue Committee in Denver invites you to join us to celebrate refugee voices at the Colorado Refuge Speakers Bureau – 2019 Showcase on October 9th.
Asylum Law Conference 2019
In August, the IRC in Denver partnered with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network and the American Immigration Lawyers Association for a two-day Asylum Law Conference to provide resources and education to immigration lawyers and lawyers interested in providing pro bono or low bono services to asylum seekers.
Fall 2019 Internships at the IRC in Denver
Looking for a meaningful way to help welcome and support refugees in Colorado? Interested in gaining hands-on professional experience at a nonprofit? Become an intern at the IRC in Denver!
Why I volunteer with the IRC in Denver
"It is a privilege to serve our refugee clients and to help them understand how genuinely valued they are in the Denver community."
Back to school - backpack drive for refugee youth
Join us in helping to ensure all refugee youth have the backpacks and school supplies they need to head back to school next month!
Thank you, Colorado, for making refugees welcome!
In honor of World Refugee Day 2019, the Denver community came together for Refugees in the Arts, an event featuring arts and crafts, food, and various performances by our newest neighbors.
Colorado solidifies commitment to refugee resettlement
Governor Jared Polis signed into law a bill that codifies Colorado's commitment to refugee resettlement and creates a mechanism for state funds to be allocated to programs serving refugees in the state.
Denver to D.C. – Advocating for refugees on Capitol Hill
Members of the Denver team took your concerns, postcards and words of support to the Hill to let Congress know that Colorado Welcomes Refugees.