Strengthening Training and Advancement of Essential Workers in Low-Wage Jobs

Feb. 26, 2021 – The Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation and World Education Services Mariam Assefa Fund collaborated on a report where IRC-CEO’s model is highlighted as an innovative tool to help immigrants and refugees advance.

IRC-CEO Podcast

Feb. 19, 2021 – Jon Vosper interviews Director Kasra Movahedi and Operations Coordinator Zachary Bezold to learn more about CEO’s effectiveness at helping clients meet their financial goals, and how CEO reacted to put clients first when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

How the IRC’s Center for Economic Opportunity Is Making Finance More Inclusive

Feb. 5, 2021 – Insights from the WES Mariam Assefa Fund on the work of IRC-CEO

IRC CEO Credit Outcomes Report

Dec. 22, 2020 – A longitudinal analysis of credit scores for clients participating in IRC and CEO’s integrated financial capability program model.

WES Mariam Assefa Fund Announces First Impact Investments Totaling $750,000 to Support the Success of Immigrant and Refugee Workers

Dec. 15, 2020 – “The second investment, of $250,000, supports the RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund….”

Social Impact Fund invests in refugees’ futures

December 8, 2020 – The $1.5 million SIF will improve the quality of life of hundreds of new Americans in the coming years.

RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund Closes $1.5M Raise to Support Financial Inclusion for Refugees Across the U.S.

Dec. 8, 2020 – The RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund (SIF) closed a $1.5M raise in October, reaching its initial target.

IRC Baltimore Announcement

Nov. 18, 2020 – Ajwara finds financial freedom four years after resettlement.

Think Progress

Oct. 31, 2017 – “This Car Loan Program For Refugees Has a Lower Default Rate Than the National Average”

San Diego Union Tribune

Oct. 26, 2017 – “Refugee Auto Loan Program May Be Model to Help Low-Income Families With Financing”