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.
On October 21, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a designation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. While the designation will go into effect on the publication date of the forthcoming Federal Registry Notice, the following is a guide on applying and receiving TPS.
Today, the Ethiopian Community Development Council Inc. (ECDC) applauds the Biden Administration for its decision to designate Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Ethiopians. “We welcome President Biden’s and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas’s decision to grant Temporary Protected Status for Ethiopia. This critical action will offer relief to Ethiopians in the United States who faced a possible return to a country experiencing one of the most devastating wars and humanitarian crises in the world today, said Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President and CEO of ECDC.
“We were in search of friendly communities that would welcome newcomers, and Brattleboro was recommended as a perfect site for a new branch office,” said Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President, and CEO of ECDC, addressing an audience gathered at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center to celebrate the first anniversary of ECDC’s Multicultural Community Center in this southern Vermont city.