Arlington, Va., August 23 – ECDC is pleased to announce the start of its 26th Annual Conference, Hope and Resilience, which focuses on critical topics that shape the lives of refugees and the displaced. Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President and CEO of ECDC said, “I am honored to open this event, which not only launches a very informative conference but also marks our organization’s 40th anniversary of dedication to fostering positive change in the lives of those seeking refuge and hope.”
Refugee Welcome Collective and Refugee Housing Solutions collaborated with World Learning and its School for International Training to create a video case study highlighting World Learning’s approach to welcoming Afghan newcomers during the Afghan Placement and Assistance Program (APA) in fall 2021.
ECDC invites you to join its webinar on Welcome Corps’’ Private Sponsorship program. The program was launched in January by the Department of State and allows Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (green card holders) to form groups of at least five people and privately sponsor refugees.
Arlington, Va.- ECDC is pleased to announce that it has joined Welcome Corps, a U.S. government community service program, as a Private Sponsor Organization (PSO) to help assist Americans to privately sponsor refugees from around the world.
On behalf of the event lead, Alem Mengesha, Preferred Community Program Officer, ECDC HQ, allow me to invite you to an upcoming webinar titled, ‘The Role of Culture on Psychological Well-being of Refugee Communities.”
Arlington, Va.- (June 20, 2023). As we observe World Refugee Day in the face of unprecedented levels of adversity, displacement, and uncertainty globally, it is essential that we shine a light on the beacon of hope and compassion that guides us as we work towards a brighter future for refugees.
Join our webinar featuring dedicated volunteers and resilient clients. Be inspired by success stories of integration told first-hand. Learn about ECDC’s extensive network, local community involvement and collaboration with stakeholders.
Arlington, Va. (6.8.23) – With celebrations of World Refugee Day close at hand, let us come together to recognize and address the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ refugees around the world. ECDC is committed to raising awareness about their plight and advocate for their rights while promoting a society that embraces diversity and rejects discrimination and hate.
Arlington, Va.- ECDC and partners today announced the launch of the Supporting Higher Education in Refugee Resettlement (SHERR) program. SHERR is an ambitious three-year initiative that aims to bring higher education institutions across the United States more deeply into the refugee resettlement process.
ECDC, in collaboration with the African Communities Together (ACT), is proud to present an information session on Welcome Corps’ Private Sponsorship program announced by the Department of State this year.