The Uniting for Ukraine program which was set up as a response to the war in Ukraine has resulted in the approval of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian populations displaced from Ukraine to resettle in the U.S. with humanitarian parole status.
In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Department of State officials visited agencies serving refugees, including ECDC’s Silver Spring, Maryland, branch office, to have informal, first-hand discussions with the refugees, community sponsors, and volunteers.
Local news covered a story about a cultural resource event that ECDC’s African Community Center in Las Vegas put on together with Catholic Charities, ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20.
Wausau Schools has been a strong partner with ECDC since the planning stage before its branch office was opened in Wausau, Wisconsin, in November 2021. Wausau Schools produced this video which showcases how much thought and care fellow students and the school community have put into ensuring new students feel included and supported to be happy and successful.