Good things are growing in New York City. Follow Ah Lun, a refugee from Myanmar, and others as they put down new roots at two IRC-run community gardens and adjust to life in the United States. In this fourth episode, celebrity chef David Burke gives aspiring cook Ah Lun a chance to work at one of his restaurants, and the IRC starts work on a brand new garden in the Bronx. Watch all the episodes released so far at rescue.org/new-roots/video.
About the IRC and New Roots: The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Each year, the IRC helps resettle thousands of refugees granted sanctuary in the United States. Through the New Roots program, many of these new arrivals are growing food in urban gardens.