The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) welcomes the decision to re-designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti for 18 months in response to the escalating humanitarian crisis and violence unfolding in the country. This designation will relieve thousands of Haitians in the country at risk of deportation and allow for an opportunity to seek employment authorization, which will reduce economic burdens on this community.
The Thanksgiving event to welcome newly arrived refugees hosted by ECDC’s branch office in Denver was covered by CPR News.
The Aurora Sentinel covered the Thanksgiving event hosted by ECDC’s branch office in Denver, Colorado.
USA Today covered ECDC’s Refugees’ First Thanksgiving event which took place in Arlington, Virginia.
Rocky Mountain PBS covered the Thanksgiving event that ECDC’s branch office in Denver, Colorado hosted for newly arrived refugees.
Voice of America produced a story about refugees from around the world who resettled in the Washington area getting together to celebrate their first Thanksgiving in the United States, hosted by ECDC’s African Community Center DC Metro.
Yesterday, close to 700 guests—refugees, members of the community, and volunteers—gathered to participate in ECDC’s 10th annual Refugees’ First Thanksgiving Dinner at ECDC’s community hall here in Arlington, Virginia.
Channel WUSA9 covered the First Thanksgiving event organized by ECDC’s branch office in Arlington, Virginia.
The Washington Post covered ECDC ACC DC Metro’s Thanksgiving event to welcome Afghan and other refugees.
On Sunday, November 20, the African Community Center – DC Metro (ACC-DC), the local branch of ECDC working with refugees in the DMV, is hosting its 10th annual Refugees’ First Thanksgiving event from 3 – 7 PM at its community hall in Arlington, Virginia.