Category: Events and Activities

ECDC’s Vermont Branch Office Celebrates its First Anniversary

ECDC’s Vermont Branch Office Celebrates its First Anniversary

by on October 18, 2022

“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.

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.

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

by on August 19, 2022

There is a saying that goes: It takes a village to raise a child. Similarly, it takes a village to support a person during a humanitarian crisis. With record-high humanitarian needs worldwide, this year’s World Humanitarian Day builds on this metaphor of collective endeavor to grow global appreciation of humanitarian work.