Month: September 2022

ECDC Welcomes Presidential Determination, Calls for Increased Investment and Equity

by on September 28, 2022

ECDC applauds the Administration’s objective to restore the U.S. resettlement program. “To make this practical, we call on the Administration and Congress to follow up with investments that will strengthen the program and meet the goal. Doing so can only be met with significant expansion of the U.S Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) and backing it up with a corresponding budgetary increase,” said Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President and CEO of ECDC.

National Co-Sponsorship Reflection Event

National Co-Sponsorship Reflection Event

by on September 9, 2022

For two days, September 8-9, ECDC gathered 13 staff from 10 local resettlement offices across the country who have been piloting co-sponsorship programs over the past year. The workshop was held in Arlington, Va., and was facilitated by ECDC national staff.