Category: Events and Activities

World Refugee Day Celebration

World Refugee Day Celebration

by on June 17, 2022

In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Department of State officials visited agencies serving refugees, including ECDC’s Silver Spring, Maryland, branch office, to have informal, first-hand discussions with the refugees, community sponsors, and volunteers.

National Co-sponsorship Training

by on December 2, 2021

As the next step in its launch of a national co-sponsorship program, ECDC held three days of training in the past month for 14 staff from 10 affiliates. During the training, ECDC’s national Community Engagement department shared guidelines, tips, and materials that staff can use to recruit and train co-sponsorship teams.

Wider Welcome Pilot Training

Wider Welcome Pilot Training

by on October 30, 2021

ECDC is taking steps to increase the participation of local community members in welcoming and integrating newly arriving refugee families by starting up co-sponsorship programs in several locations across its affiliate network.