We are all citizens of the same world and each of us can make a difference. That's why we're proud to be partnering with Live Lokai and TripAdvisor, who have come together to create the #WearYourWorld bracelet which benefits the IRC!
Learn all about this partnership (and purchase your bracelet to support refugees!) here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Lokai, TripAdvisor and IRC: Wear Your World

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“Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.” - Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate... and a refugee.

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“I’m really happy Steven will grow up in America,” said Adil, an Iraqi refugee resettled to Seattle, talking about his newborn son. “He will be educated and smart. He can live his life with freedom and a good future.”
They arrived in the US a week before President Trump's executive order initially banned Iraqi refugees like Adil, from entering the country. We're so proud to support Adil and...
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Refugee ban: You are targeting the wrong people

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Susan Gibbs
Dave Severson
The travel ban is blatantly unconstitutional. Today, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed.
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The travel ban is blatantly unconstitutional Today the 4th US Circuit Court
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BREAKING: We are very pleased that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the Administration’s harmful order banning Muslims – including refugees – from seeking entry and protection in America, because it is blatantly unconstitutional.
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BREAKING We are very pleased that the 4th US Circuit Court of

IRC Responds to Fourth Circuit Ruling on Travel Ban

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One of our all-time favorite videos: While in Greece with IRC last summer, Game of Thrones star Lena Headey met Marwa, a Syrian refugee who was, at the time, stranded in Greece with her four children.
Meanwhile, Marwa's husband was in Germany and sick with cancer. "My husband is ill and I could lose him any moment" Marwa told Lena. "We want the war in Syria to end." Watch & share Lena and...
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Meet Chantal, an inspiring female business owner and refugee who enrolled in our business training classes with IKEA Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya. Today, she owns her own shop and aspires to keep building her business! Read her inspiring story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Meet Chantal an inspiring female business owner and refugee who enrolled in

Far from home, how one Congolese refugee is building a future on bread

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Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes!) honored IRC during the Cannes Film Festival. We are incredibly grateful.
A special thank you to Jake Gyllenhaal for accepting the donation on our behalf! Learn more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Last night the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Golden Globes honored IRC during
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Meet Aisha, an 11 year old from Nigeria, and a testament to the power of education.
In northeastern Nigeria, 14.9 million people's lives have been shattered by the war against Boko Haram. More than 60% of those in need are children like Aisha, who herself saw the terrorists kill her uncle. When she fled her home, she also had to leave school behind. Now, with the IRC's support, she's back in...
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Communities making #RefugeesWelcome = our favorite thing.
This past Mother’s Day, an incredible team of 5th graders and teachers in Atlanta treated refugee mothers to a brunch, honoring their strength, resilience and their unique experiences as mothers. Amazing! See all the photos here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Communities making RefugeesWelcome = our favorite thing
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Just last month, in April, musician Chris Cornell traveled to Greece with us to learn about the refugee crisis first-hand. The proceeds of his last song, 'The Promise,' are also coming to the IRC.
We are eternally grateful and honored for his support. Learn about his work with us here:
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Just last month in April musician Chris Cornell traveled to Greece with

Chris Cornell used his influence to help children and refugees. That's a rock star move.

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Refugees have, more and more, a huge need for accurate information. That's why we're so proud to have partnered with Google to create راهنمای پناهندگان Refugee.Info دليل اللاجئ to ensure refugees have as much information as possible on their journey to safety. Learn all about it here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Refugees have more and more a huge need for accurate information Thats

Google And Trip Advisor Partner With International Rescue Committee To Help Refugees

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We are deeply saddened to hear about Chris Cornell's passing. Today, we honor him and his passion and commitment to support refugees.

Learn more about his work with us here: [ Upworthy.com Link ]
We are deeply saddened to hear about Chris Cornells passing Today we
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Sesame Street's Grover bringing joy and hope to a Syrian refugee. Impossible not to smile!

We're so proud of our partnership to bring education to Syrian refugees-- because education is the most powerful force for change.

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Sesame Street's Grover bringing joy and hope to a Syrian refugee Impossible not to smile
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Suzannah Citrenbaum
So proud of International Rescue Committee in Seattle for making the #RefugeesWelcome message shine bright today as the travel ban case was addressed in the 9th circuit! [ Bit.ly Link ]
So proud of International Rescue Committee in Seattle for making the RefugeesWelcome

In travel ban case, U.S. judges focus on discrimination, Trump's powers

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Kathy Fuller
Mark Sequeira
"From my perspective, I feel an obligation to use my voice to speak up for those who are voiceless." Cate Blanchett was interview by our president David Miliband about her commitment to the refugee crisis. Don't miss the full story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
From my perspective I feel an obligation to use my voice to

Cate Blanchett Sounds an Alarm About the Global Refugee Crisis

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Kalu Kuku
Yousef M AL Hashish
On #MothersDay, and every day, we celebrate all refugee mothers like Makbola, a Syrian refugee on her journey to safety.
To all incredible mothers around the world working tirelessly to make the lives of your children better and safer: we honor you.
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On MothersDay and every day we celebrate all refugee mothers like Makbola
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Six years ago, baby Minhaj was so severely malnourished he was hours from death. He was just one of the victims of the 2011 famine in Somalia which killed 260,000 people.
This week, as Somalia faces another famine, ITV News travelled with the IRC to see Minhaj, who made a recovery and is now seven but the malnutrition has left a lasting effect on him. His story:
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Six years ago baby Minhaj was so severely malnourished he was hours

Six years on, ITV News revisits boy who survived Somalia's worst famine

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Shari Tenkley
Learn how IRC & Sesame Street will bring smiles—& education!—to millions of Syrian refugee children: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Learn how IRC Sesame Street will bring smiles educationto millions of Syrian

When Elmo And Big Bird Talk To Refugees

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Let's face it: one famine is a catastrophe. Can you imagine four?

Today, an entire generation is at risk because of man-made famine--but solutions are man-made too. Right now, you can help make a difference and avert crisis. Watch & share this video and support our work.
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