Copyright © 2021 International Refugee Assistance Project, Inc. All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America www.refugeerights.org Cover photo credit via Flickr: EU/ECHO Pierre Prakash Note: The content of this Report is current as of September 2021. For the security and privacy of clients, some of the names in this Report have been altered or omitted. Table of Contents Letter from the Executive Director 3-4 Our Impact 5 Action for At-Risk Afghans 6-8 Helping to Reunite Separated Families 9-10 Rebuilding and Expanding U.S. Resettlement 11-12 Supporting Asylum Seekers 13-14 Developing Climate Displacement Protections 16 Our Supporters 17-18 Law School Chapters 19 Pro Bono Partners 20 Board of Directors and Advisory Board 21 IRAP, Inc. Fiscal Year 2021 Financials 22 Photo Credit: WFP/Giulio d’Adamo Letter from the Executive Director Dear IRAP Community, The past year has been one of global change, but IRAP has remained steadfast in our commitment to empowering displaced people through direct legal services, litigation, and systemic advocacy. Through political uncertainty and turmoil, extreme weather events that profoundly disrupted peoples’ lives, and the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, IRAP continues to approach our work with determination and creativity so that refugees can live safe, dignified lives, no matter the circumstances. We were devastated to witness the haphazard and chaotic evacuation of U.S. government employees and other at-risk Afghans during the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, which left many individuals and families in peril. During the evacuation period, our team worked around the clock to help as many people as possible reach safety through direct legal aid, and we leveraged systemic advocacy and strategic communications to hold the government accountable to its promises to provide refuge to its Afghan partners. We continue fighting for those who were left behind, including pushing for urgently needed new and expanded pathways to safety for Afghans. We are grateful to you for supporting our emergency response efforts and standing with our Afghan clients throughout their long journeys ahead. In the United States, the present time is a historic moment of possibility to advocate for an improved and expanded U.S. refugee resettlement program. We are taking a leading role in helping to shape refugee policies and practices for years to come, while holding the new administration accountable for its promises to welcome refugees and migrants and treat them with dignity. At the same time, we continue to strategically grow our global programmatic work and geographic reach in order to remove the barriers that displaced people face on their journeys to safety around the world. This year, we are excited to have formally registered IRAP Europe and opened a new office in Berlin, Germany, which serves as the hub for IRAP’s work assisting refugees seeking pathways to safety in Europe and enhances the capacity of our legal staff in Jordan, Lebanon, and the United States. We recognize that responsible growth requires increased staff support and we are investing in our global team, with special thanks to our colleagues in our Operations and IT departments, who have enabled IRAP’s legal advocacy to continue seamlessly even as we remain physically apart due to COVID-19. Our IRAP remains strong and adaptable. All staff are participating in a comprehensive strategic planning process – our first ever – to ensure that our growth is scalable, sustainable, and informed by the needs expressed by displaced people themselves. As part of this effort, we launched a new Monitoring and Evaluation department to measure and evaluate our impact and enhance our use of data to guide our programming and strategy. By elevating and centering the voices of clients through this work, we seek to ensure that program development is driven, first and foremost, by the priorities of the people we serve. IRAP is committed to living our values as a more diverse, equitable, and anti-racist organization, and we recognize that racial and social injustice lie at the root of human displacement. Over the past year and a half, our staff around the globe have been engaged in a long-term Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) effort to identify areas for organizational improvement – both internally and externally – and enact meaningful, durable solutions. We are ensuring that these

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